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Murphree wins 300th career game at Athens

What might just have been an ordinary early season win for the Athens girls basketball team was much more for Golden Eagles coach Eddie Murphree. When the clock ran out on Athens' 66-56 win over Cullman Monday night, it meant a special milestone for the long-time Athens coach - his 300th career head

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-22 12:00:00

Ardmore's Hogan signs with Tennessee Tech

Ardmore first baseman and outfielder Jason Hogan signs to play baseball at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tennessee, on Friday, Nov. 17. With him are his parents Heath and Kristy Hogan (seated) and Ardmore baseball coach Andrew Smith (standing). Years of hard work and long hours of practic

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-22 11:50:00

2 groups that dumped Moore have no plans to endorse him

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Republican groups say they have no plans to support embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore after President Donald Trump all but endorsed him. Officials with the Republican National Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee said Wednesday the orga

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-22 15:53:00

Clay Woods takes third place at national 4-H competition

Clay Woods won third place in the turkey barbecue division at the 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, earlier this month. The Elkmont High sophomore competed against seven others in a two-part competition in which he was required to grill two turkey breasts in front of a panel of

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-22 12:30:00

Murder trial set in Limestone

The trial of a man accused in the 2015 murder of his ex-wife's boyfriend is tentatively scheduled for early December in Limestone County. Charles "Frankie" McCluskey, 46, of 16601 Zehner Road, Athens, is scheduled for trial at 9 a.m. Dec. 11 before Circuit Judge Chadwick Wise. A plea docket is also

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-22 12:30:00

Women's Resource Center moves to bigger space

Amy Wright, director of the Women's Resource Center, cuts the ribbon Nov. 16 at the organization's new space at 727 W. Market St., Suite D. Joining Wright were volunteers, supporters and local pastors.Courtesy photo An Athens-based nonprofit organization now has room to continue growing after a rece

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-22 12:15:00

IN THE BLACK: Tips on ensuring a safe and successful shopping venture w/list of store hours

At one time, Black Friday was the busiest shopping day of the holiday season. In recent years, however, more retailers decided to open on Thanksgiving Day or offer lucrative online deals, allowing shoppers to avoid door-buster crowds. National retail surveys predict this year's Black Friday will be

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-22 11:45:00

Limestone, Athens awarded grants to upgrade trails

Grants to the Limestone County Commission and Athens will help expand two recreational trails. The two grants totaling $328,800 are part of $3.3 million in grants awarded by the state. The Limestone County Commission was awarded a $128,800 grant to upgrade the 10.8-mile-long Richard Martin Trail, in

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-21 20:55:00

Man charged with two counts of murder after Lawrence County shooting

LOUISA The Kentucky State Police have arrested and charged a Martin County resident with two counts of murder after a shooting in Lawrence County. Elden Shannon Muncy, age 21, of 4701 Buffalo Horn in Martin County is lodged in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center, according to police. In a news

WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK - 2017-11-21 15:59:00

Three female inmates caught shortly after escape

Three female inmates from the Casey County Detention Center didn't get far after an escape Nov. 18. According to Casey County Jailer Tommy Miller, at around 8 p.m. that night, the three decided to run out of unlocked doors in the detention center. He said it was a spur of the moment decision and th

CASEYNEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Hardwick's murder trial is pushed back to March

The trial of a Somerset man accused of murdering 37-year-old Joshua Oakes has been pushed from December 11 to March. Erik Scott Hardwick, 32, is facing charges of murder, receiving stolen property (firearm), possession of a handgun by convicted felon, tampering with physical, abuse of a corpse and t

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 12:15:00

Preparations underway for community Thanksgiving feast

GLASGOW - What had been a one-day job starting Thanksgiving morning has become a three-day job, and that's after all the food has been procured, for the annual community feast offered at the Liberty District Ralph Bunche Community Center, said Tommy Fields, one of the volunteers who was pulling meat

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 17:02:00

Blevins credits students for successes

While Casey County High School has posted gains in test scores, many of the schools' successes have been completely student driven, school board members were told Nov. 13. The school, which hosted the board's monthly meeting, continues raising the bar for students and accomplishing goals, Principa

CASEYNEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Luttrell looks back at his career of helping area farmers

Contributing writer Farmers from across four states lost a good friend this month. But their loss is 11-year-old Conley Matherly's gain. "Pap, when you get retired, there are three things I want us to do more of together. Hunting, fishing and going to the stockyards," says the son of Adam and Hol

CASEYNEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

GCA boys basketball moves to 3-1 with two road wins

After a loss in the home opener put Galilean at 1-1 to start the season, the Eagles took to the road last week. It was an important league match up in Somerset with Cumberland Christian Home Educators (CCHE) on Thursday for Galilean. The last time the two teams met, CCHE beat GCA for the first time

CASEYNEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Train up a child in the way they should go, and keep praying

By: William Holland Every child, whether they turned out wonderful or less than desirable, is to some degree the product of a mom and dad. It's true that some parents have invested very little enthusiasm into their children's development, but generally speaking, mothers and fathers dearly love the

CASEYNEWS.NET - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Newtown Marching Band Wins At Nationals: Report

NEWTOWN, CT - The Newtown High School Marching Band was recognized as being one of the best in the nation after capturing first place at the USBands Open Class National Championships. The News Times reports the band received an overall score of 97.363 and defeated 15 other bands in their class. The

PATCH - 2017-11-22 15:57:43

Former North Salem Supervisor dies

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Peter Bisulca, a North Salem resident and former supervisor for the town, passed away Nov. 13. Bisulca was an active community member, town officials said. He was interim supervisor for the town of North Salem from 1987 to 1988 and served as president of the North Salem Senior Cit

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-22 18:34:00

New technology makes Connecticut crosswalks safer

DANBURY - Worried about an increase in pedestrian accidents around the country, Connecticut transportation officials are installing new signals to help alert motorists to the presence of crosswalks. "Safety is our No. 1 priority," said Kevin Nursick, a spokesman for the state Department of Transport

NEWSTIMES - 2017-11-23 05:27:38

New Art Studio Offers Unique Events & Glow Parties

RIDGEFIELD, CT - A new Ridgefield art studio and party place opened up on Route 7 on November 11 and is booking up quickly for their one-of-a-kind holiday and art activities. From "Splatterday Saturday" sensory activities for toddlers to family gnome making, from Soul Sisters Swag Night: A Different

PATCH - 2017-11-23 03:12:52