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Russellville man indicted in abuse of 5-year-old boy

RUSSELLVILLE - The Franklin County grand jury has indicted a local man in connection with the abuse of his girlfriend's 5-year-old son. Authorities said Timothy Andrew Arnold, 31, Russell Devilla Apartments, Alabama 24, Russellville, was indicted on charges of aggravated child abuse and domestic vio

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 15:18:00

Franklin County man charged in residential burglary

RUSSELLVILLE - Authorities said a Franklin County man has been arrested in connection with a residential burglary after he admitted to breaking into the house then fighting with deputies. Sheriff Shannon Oliver said Jason Niord Dyar, 41, Colby Lane, Russellville, is charged with third-degree burglar


Maxwell D. Russell: Son of the blues

Maxwell D. Russell is a staple on the local music scene. Not only is he a well-respected blues guitarist, Russell has more than 200 songs to his credit as a songwriter and is known for reviving the popular songwriters showcase started by Mickey Buckins and Jerry McGee in the 1980s. Earlier in the ye

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Winston County's only hospital will close

Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville will permanently close its doors by the end of the year. The hospital's CEO made the announcement in a news release. Lakeland blames the decision on the Affordable Care Act which cut the flow of money to rural community hospitals and made them vulnerable.

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-25 02:02:00

Sheffield investigates rash of car burglaries

SHEFFIELD - Police are asking for the public's help in trying to identify those who are responsible for breaking into several cars Monday night at a business on Hatch Boulevard. Sheffield police detective Capt. Randy Butler said the cars were all parked at the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant on Hatch Bou


Pair indicted on drug charges

FLORENCE - Two men accused of selling a large amount of Ecstasy have been indicted on various drug charges. Courthouse officials said indictments were returned against Jared Cameron Smallwood, 21, 427 W. Cleveland Ave., Florence, and Kenneth Robert Hampton, 21, 504 Third Ave., Athens. Smallwood was

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-24 06:10:00

Kari Jobe: Satan, you better back off

Kari Jobe is a Grammy-nominated contemporary Christian artist who's won three GMA Dove Awards. Currently, Jobe is touring with her husband, Cody Carnes, as her opening act in support of her fourth studio album "The Garden." "The Garden," released in February, is Jobe's follow-up to 2014's award-winn


Man charged after trying to set house on fire

FLORENCE - A local man is in jail after police said he tried to set a West Florence house on fire while people were inside. Police detective Sgt. Greg Cobb said Howard L. Vaughn, 65, 962 Beale St., is charged with first-degree arson, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Cobb said the incid


Hays woman reflects on injury, journey to healing

It happened in an instant. And in the weeks that followed, Terri Braun came to realize her life wasn't the same. The Hays woman was helping a family member move when a strong gust of wind knocked a basketball goal over on top of her. The impact hit her in the back of the head, temporarily knocking h

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Hays business highlights skilled trades jobs

Students from several area schools gathered around for a lesson, but this wasn't your typical classroom. As machines whirred and hammers pounded in the background, high school students watched employees of Glassman Corp. run a machine to cut sheet metal and form the metal sheets into HVAC ducts. The


Crews battle large grass fire

GORHAM -- A massive grass fire has been contained after burning for several hours near the Ellis/Russell county line just north of Gorham. At its height, the fire stretched nearly 5 miles long from Land Road in Russell County to Old U.S. Highway 40. It likely was an electric fire started near an oil

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-25 01:33:50

City tables vote on labor union negotiations

The Hays City Commission on Tuesday moved to table a decision on whether to opt out of the Public Employer-Employee Relations Act, which effectively would end the city's negotiations with three local labor unions. The commission voted 4-1 to table the issue until a Dec. 7 work session. The dissentin


Black River Falls fire displaces home's residents

BLACK RIVER FALLS - A fire at a mobile home northeast of Black River Falls Wednesday left three people without a place to live. According to a Black River Falls Fire Department news release, the department received a call shortly before noon that a passerby had spotted a fire at W10124 Rush Road ne

EAU CLAIRE LEADER-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-24 00:00:00

Shoppers hit local stores for Black Friday deals

MARSHFIELD - Bargain hunters were out in full force on Thanksgiving night, in search of early Black Friday deals. Amy Schwantes of Stratford was out looking for deals at the Target store in Marshfield, with her daughter Mikayla. "We were looking for a tablet, but we didn't get one, but we got some l

HUBCITYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Rotary Winter Wonderland opens for 12th season

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAW) --- Friday night, the Rotary Winter Wonderland opened the gates for its 12th season. More than one million lights at the Wildwood Zoo in Marshfield attract thousands of visitors every year. "Probably over one and a half million, we stopped counting after that. So there's a l

WSAW - 2017-11-25 05:51:00

Lighting it up: 12th annual Winter Wonderland begins Nov. 24

Marshfield's Rotary Winter Wonderland holiday light display is back for a 12th year. The annual attraction makes its seasonal debut Friday, Nov. 24 at 5 p.m. Organizer Dennis Boucher says the Winter Wonderland is used each year to restock the shelves at area food pantries. "We've been giving out foo


Featured MAPS pets of the week: Janice, Jake, Lucky and Drew

Visit Marshfield Area Pet Shelter adoptable pets at the MAPS Adoption Center located at Marshfield Mall from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturdays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. View all adoptable pets at www.MarshfieldPetShelter.org/adopt. With close to 100 cats under MAPS' care, MAPS is offering an


Love the holidays? Here are some light displays to visit in central Wisconsin

Dark winter days will soon light up with twinkling, colorful holiday lights up and down the streets, illuminating homes and businesses. Among the decorations, a few light shows and displays attract hundreds of visitors each year in central Wisconsin. Take a look at some winter wonderland attractions


Rotary Winter Wonderland to open Friday

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WSAW) --- Volunteers are putting the final touches on an annual light display at the Wildwood Zoo in Marshfield. For 12 years, the growing display has attracted thousand of people. Although admission is free, donations of canned goods or and cash donations are collected for area fo


Barron County father arrested in child's death

HAUGEN, Wis. (AP) -- Barron County sheriff's investigators are recommending reckless homicide charges against the father of a 3-month-old child who died last July. Curtis Strand, 31, is being held in the Barron County Jail while the district attorney reviews the case. First responders were called to