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Joe Wheeler State Park hosting arrowheads show

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TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-22 14:48:00

Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

GUAJATACA, Puerto Rico (AP) - Large amounts of federal aid have began moving into Puerto Rico, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response but called for the emergency loosening of rules long blamed for condemning the U.S. territory to second-class status. In northwes

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-24 15:00:00

Apple Annie to benefit Women's Health Fund

October brings cool breezes, pumpkin spice lattes and in this town, the Apple Annie 5K. The Oct. 28 race and fun run will benefit the Pink Elephant Fund and Women's Health Fund at the Athens Limestone Hospital Foundation. The Athena League decided to add a yearly 5K race to their list of fundraising

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-24 11:45:00

UPDATED: At least six shot at Tennessee church

Victims were transported to Vanderbilt Hospital and their conditions are unknown. There is no word on fatalities. The church is at 3890 Pin Hook Road in Antioch. Victims were transported to Vanderbilt Hospital and their conditions are unknown. There is no word on fatalities. The church is at 3890 Pi

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-24 17:13:00

SLICES OF LIFE: Scratching in the kitchen

The other day I found myself in a quandary. I was in need of cupcakes, but the pantry was without a box of cake mix. I didn't want to go to the store, so I was left with one option: to bake from scratch. I'm not a baker. Mostly because I lack a penchant for measuring and exact oven temperatures. But

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-24 11:30:00

Senior Announcements for the Week of Sept. 25-29

Lunch catered by Valley Services, served at 11 a.m. The local Council on Aging would like to invite all those age 60 and older to visit the county's senior centers. It is a great place to socialize, meet new people and sometimes reconnect with old friends. In addition to crafts, games, exercise and

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-24 11:15:00

World wonders: Could North Korea fire nuclear missile over Japan?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Will North Korea's next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? That's a question being asked after North Korea's foreign minister said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. The world hasn't seen an above-ground, atmospheric n

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 22:00:00

As Trump campaigns for Strange in Alabama, he expresses some doubts: 'I might have made a mistake'

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - President Donald Trump campaigned on Friday night for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange, in a race that has pitted him against his most loyal supporters and that holds the potential to upend the political dynamics for Republicans facing election in 2018. The endorsement of '

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 14:48:00

Golf tour operators to visit Alabama courses

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - State and local tourism officials are promoting Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail to an international audience. Golf tour operators from multiple countries are set to arrive in the state on Sunday to begin playing trail courses during a visit that will last through Oct.

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-24 02:23:00

Bannon to campaign for Moore in Alabama's GOP Senate runoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, is planning to campaign against the Trump-backed candidate in Alabama's Republican Senate primary runoff. The campaign of former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore confirms that Bannon will speak Monday at a rally a

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-24 02:21:00

Limestone producers eligible for drought assistance

Ranchers and livestock producers may be eligible for assistance from the Livestock Forage Disaster Program for grazing losses incurred in 2017, an official announced this week. Shane Seay, executive director of Limestone County's Farm Service Agency, said Limestone met qualifying drought ratings tha

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-24 01:00:00

Ivey announces funding to support state's community action agencies

MONTGOMERY - Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $236,250 to support a network of 21 community action agencies across the state that assist Alabamians by providing programs to reduce and eliminate poverty. The Community Action Association of Alabama will use the funding to support programs offered at the loca

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 23:00:00

UPS driver retires after 36 years behind the wheel

There aren't a lot of people who can retire after a 36-year career and have a near-unblemished record of achievement, but Donnie Ruf is an exception. The Athens native recently retired from United Parcel Service after a long career behind the wheel. Earlier this year, he was inducted into UPS' Circl

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 10:45:00

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, causing new alarm in a country reeling from two still-more-powerful quakes this month that have killed nearly 400 people. The U.S. Geological Survey said the new, magnitude 6.1 temblor was centered about 11 miles (18 kilometers) so

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 20:00:00

ADECA to host state surplus auction Wednesday

MONTGOMERY - Close to 100 vehicles will be auctioned off in Montgomery Wednesday, along with an array of other items like computers, furniture, medical equipment, vending machines and lots more. The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 19:00:00

Meetings with Prince Harry, Canadian PM for Melania Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) - Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She's leading the U.S. delegation to an international sporting event for wounded service members, her first solo trip outside the United States to represent her adopted country. On the agenda for daylong stop Saturday

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 18:00:00

Donnelly, Brooks say tax reform necessary for job growth, global competition

ANDERSON, Ind. - At its heart, the comprehensive tax reform message Vice President Mike Pence brought to Anderson Friday is that it's necessary for job creation, continued economic growth and rebuilding the nation's middle class. And the gleaming new Wylam Center of Flagship East served as an ideal

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 17:15:00

Rep. Brooks to host Academy Day Sunday

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks will host Academy Day Sunday at Madison Academy on Slaughter Road, according to a release from the congressman's office. The event is set for 2 to 4 p.m. and is open to all high school students, parents and teachers in Alabama's 5th congressional district, which includes Limeston

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 17:00:00

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new ban may vary by country

WASHINGTON (AP) - The next version of President Donald Trump's travel ban could include new, more tailored restrictions on travelers from additional countries. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president impose the new, targeted restrictions on foreign nationals from countries

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 16:00:00

UPDATED: Ardmore man killed in Friday night crash

An Ardmore man was killed Friday night in a one-vehicle crash on Bethel Road, an official said. Limestone County Coroner Mike West said 57-year-old Bryan Lee Hursman was killed when the Chevrolet pickup truck he was driving left the road, hit a culvert and flipped several times. West said Hursman wa

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-09-23 13:41:00