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Scenes from Repton: Tiny railroad town once home to renowned hospital

On a recent road trip, I came across the tiny-but-quaint Repton, a Conecuh County town with a population of 282. The town, incorporated in 1899, was once home to the only hospital between Selma, Ala., and Century, Fla. At its peak, the town had about 422 residents. Despite the fact that much of the

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 14:00:07

Capital murder arrests - Three charged in August shooting

Two men - one already behind bars on a murder charge, the other in jail on burglary charges - and a juvenile have been charged in the violent August home invasion that resulted in the death of 56-year-old Robert Kennedy. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced last week that APD investigators had

ATMORENEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 10:50:47

From Atmore to the world

The crew who loaded the truck, from left, front, Kevin Kennell, AJ Beachy, Sidney Burnett, Joe Hall, Tom Thornton, Dan Morris, Reuben Miller, Tyler Hochstetler, Colby Morris, Lester Weber, Pete Amerson; back, Don Metzler, Jim Hochstetler, Gene King. Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes were loaded an

ATMORENEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 15:13:56

Small-town girl from Alabama expands her horizons, puts up her dukes on MTV's 'Floribama Shore'

She's good with her fists. She knows how to pray. And she can shotgun a beer with the best of 'em. Say hello to Aimee Hall, the Alabama gal on "Floribama Shore." Hall, 25, from Perdido, is one of eight cast members on MTV's new reality series, a "Jersey Shore" reboot that makes its debut on Nov. 2

AL.COM - 2017-11-22 13:15:00

BOE votes pay raise - Grissett, Jackson re-elected to top spots

Chairman W.J. Grissett, Vice-Chairman Cindy Jackson The Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education voted Thursday, November 16, to raise their monthly pay from $600 to $800. The recommendation was made by Board Chairman W. J. Grissett as he read remarks seeking re-election to that position: "that the

ATMORENEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 10:41:56

YLA learns about resumes and interviews

On November 8, 2017, Youth Leadership Atmore (YLA) held their second session at United Bank. We met at the bank at 8 a.m. and had a light breakfast before getting down to business. This session was intended to show us how to make resumes appealing and how to represent ourselves well during an interv

ATMORENEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 15:09:47

GECA to present A Christmas Story

The Greater Escambia Council for the Arts next production is bound to get you in the Christmas spirit. Dates for A Christmas Story by Jean Shepherd are Thursday through Saturday, November 30, December 1 and 2, 7 p.m.; Sunday, December 3, matinee at 2 p.m. Cast members are Ralph - Phil Johnson Ralp

ATMORENEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 11:02:46

PCI tribe hosts 47th annual Thanksgiving Pow Wow

The 47th Annual Poarch Creek Indian Thanksgiving Pow Wow will take place this Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, at the Poarch Creek Indian Reservation, 6477 Jack Springs Road, near Atmore. The public is invited to enjoy a brilliant display of authentic Native American dress and exhibition dan

ATMORENEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 11:08:45

'Justice League' less than a flop, but not nearly a hoot

The new superhero team movie, "Justice League," begins with a threat to the world. No kidding. The story's supernatural villain is named Steppenwolf (played here by the great Ciaran Hinds). Now, remember the Dorothy Parker doggerel: "Manhattan is an island/Manhattan is a drink/Manhattan is a Kansas

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-11-21 22:00:00

Toys for Tots applications, donations accepted

Volunteers have set out boxes around Chanute to accept toys and donated items, and the store will open Nov. 30 at Blessed Hope, formerly Hutton Elementary School, 600 S. Ashby, Chanute. Families who wish to receive assistance can pick up applications at the Toys for Tots store, by calling (620) 212-

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 03:53:00

Christmas in the Park lights to go on

Volunteers have been working since the start of November to get the annual Christmas in the Park display ready for after Thanksgiving. The drive-through light display in Katy Park is in its ninth year. Volunteer Martha McCoy said the lights will actually be on tonight, since the city employees are o

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 03:52:00

O'Malley: We need to do better

Ed O'Malley, Republican gubernatorial candidate, was in Chanute Friday for an informal meeting with community leaders. One of 11 declared candidates for the Republican nomination thus far, O'Malley is running on a centrist platform of changing the current government culture in Topeka. "The culture

CHANUTE TRIBUNE

Boil water advisory rescinded for Allen County Rural Water District 16

TOPEKA - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for Allen County Rural Water District 16 in Allen County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate pressur

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Playwright works with LCHS students

In the span of a couple of minutes for each, Yarchun challenged the students with a number of fast-paced writing exercises, pushing their creative thinking. The opportunity to work with Yarchun in learning how to write plays is one the students will not soon forget. "I'm teaching them playwriting. W

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-22 03:27:00

Thayer woman uninjured, Wichita couple life-flighted in separate crashes

A Thayer woman escaped injury in a two-vehicle collision with a deer Wednesday, the Labette County Sheriff reported. An unknown vehicle was southbound on US-169 a half-mile south of 27000 road in Labette County when it collided with a deer at 7:23 am Wednesday and knocked it into the path of a 2016

CHANUTE TRIBUNE

Council Intends To Negotiate Contract With Sheriff's Office

City & County To Discuss Law Enforcement Contract In Special Meeting Tuesday Eureka city councilmembers agreed last week at their regular meeting that they will not accept the city's contract with the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office as-written for 2018. Instead, they will ask the Sheriff's Offic

EUREKAHERALD.COM - 2017-11-21 13:44:27

Madaline D. Hodge, 94, of Clayton

Madaline D. Hodge, 94, passed away at her home in Clayton on Sunday, November 19, 2017. She was born on Grindstone Island September 20, 1923, daughter of Erwin and Emma Putnam Dodge and she attended Clayton schools. On November 21, 1942 she married Merton W. Hodge at Trinity Episcopal Church, Watert

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-21 20:33:00

Chaumont man charged with DWI

WATERTOWN - State police charged Joshua J. Jenkins, 27, of Chaumont, with driving while intoxicated, speeding, moving from a lane unsafely and a seat belt violation at 7:24 p.m. Monday on State Route 37 in Pamelia. His blood alcohol content was not reported. State law says a BAC of 0.08 percent or

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-23 01:16:00

Alleged Pot Deal Ends In Shooting & Accident

A drug deal gone bad in the town of Hammond last week and a shooting that followed ended with three people taken to a hospital and one person in jail. State police say 18 year old Vincent Adams of Redwood lost control of his van on November 13 after 18 year old Christian Johnston of Hammond allegedl

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-22 18:21:00

Harold L. VanDresar, 84, of Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay, NY - Harold L. VanDresar, 84, lifelong resident of Alexandria Bay, passed away Saturday afternoon at Samaritan Summit Village, in Watertown. He was born May 28, 1933 in Alexandria Bay, son of Clifford A. and Edna VanDresar. He graduated from Alexandria Central School. He served in th

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