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Graduates of remedial education program move on to college

The members of the most recent graduating class of the YouthBuild program in San Luis, seen in this photograph, have all committed to continuing their educations in college. The members of the most recent graduating class of the YouthBuild program in San Luis, seen in this photograph, have all commi

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-11-23 22:43:00

A Ride at the Dunes for Thanksgiving

WINTERHAVEN, Calif. - Every year about 100,000 families come together for a sandy Thanksgiving at the historical Imperial Sand Dunes in Winterhaven, Calif. The most exciting part about Thanksgiving at the dunes is the rides. In the 40-mile long sand dunes, you will find anything, from ATVs to motorc

KYMA.COM - 2017-11-23 21:15:38

23 apply for Somerton city administrator post

SOMERTON - Twenty-three candidates are seeking to become Somerton's next city administrator. The recruiting period closed last week, and city council members now are individually reviewing credentials of each candidate in the opening round of selection process that Mayor Jose Yepez will take an unde

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-11-23 23:11:00

Locals wait in line for Black Friday deals

YUMA, Ariz. - It's the one time of the year where many shoppers wait hours and even days to get the best Black Friday bargain deals. JCPenney opened their doors to anxious shoppers as early as 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving day. Shoppers are taking full advantage of the deals. "We're just buying for Chris

KYMA.COM - 2017-11-24 03:00:05

14th Annual North End Feast

YUMA, Ariz. - The 14th annual North End Feast was held earlier today. The annual event took place at the MLK youth career center and it was a great way for the community to partake in a free thanksgiving meal. Doors opened at 11am and lasted until 2. Lydia Blackthunder, the youth manager at the cen

KYMA.COM - 2017-11-24 01:06:04

Day 3 of Thanksgiving at Crossroads Mission

On this Thanksgiving day Crossroads Mission is happy to end day three of their celebration feeding those in need. They provided almost twenty-four hundred families with a meal today and kept them company as well. They also provided over 600 meals to those who are elderly and with mental illness. Th

KYMA.COM - 2017-11-23 23:14:25

Pet Talk: Meet "Victoria" and "Deandra"

YUMA, Ariz. - In this holiday edition of Pet Talk we meet a black cat named Victoria and a Pitbull named Deandra. First up is Victoria, she is a beautiful black long-haired cat that was found as a stray in Yuma. With her striking eyes that change colors upon her mood, Victoria is quite the catch. D

KYMA.COM - 2017-11-24 01:46:13

Desert View Academy honored for charitable milestone

Deb Weigel has shaved her head, kissed a pig and been slimed - all for a good cause, of course. Weigel, the principal of Desert View Academy, a charter school whose campus is on the southeast corner of Avenue C and 16th Street, is pondering what her next stunt will be. "The kids say they want me to

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-11-24 07:12:00

Meyer Family honored for efforts

Masonic Lodge #328, of Elgin honored the Meyer family as recipients of the Community Builder Award for 2017. The award recognizes community dedication, service and contribution by families who are not members of the Lodge, but exhibit and share the same values of its members. During an after-dinner


Trail of Lights Returns Next Week at Monument Hill

The first Christmas Trail of Lights of the season starts Saturday, December 2 at Monument Hill State Park in La Grange. The lighted trail begins with a brand new feature, a "snowflake tunnel," then winds through brightly sparkling displays in the Park to the historic Kreische House built in 1855. Th

FAYETTECOUNTYRECORD.COM - 2017-11-22 18:58:10

Fighter Pilot Dick Peck Takes Honor Flight to Washington D.C.

For over a year, local veteran John D. Marburger had been "bugging" Dick Peck, a highly decorated Vietnam War fighter pilot, to apply for one of the "Honor Flights" for veterans to Washington D.C. Peck finally said "yes" and returned from the experience on Veterans Day. "The trip was really fabulous

FAYETTECOUNTYRECORD.COM - 2017-11-22 18:54:34

FEMA Briefs Governor, Vice President on Hurricane Recovery Efforts

AUSTIN - Gov. Greg Abbott and Vice President Mike Pence on Nov. 15 received a briefing on Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts at the Federal Emergency Management Agency Joint Field Office in the capital city. Pence, in town for the Republican Governors Association conference, joined Abbott, FEMA Admin

FAYETTECOUNTYRECORD.COM - 2017-11-22 18:33:11

Animal control standards, practices

COLORADO COUNTY - Most populated areas, whether rural, suburban or urban, share the burden of animal overpopulation. Eagle Lake, for instance, is overpopulated with cats, and it contends with effective animal control like most rural and suburban areas throughout the county. Presently, Michael Beyett


Lights of Tejas returns for holiday cheer this weekend

Lights of Tejas will take place over 20 magical nights, beginning Friday, Nov. 24 through Dec. 29, at Tejas Camp and Retreat Center in Giddings. With more than one million lights, Lights of Tejas features a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities, Christmas crafts, several dining options, an i


City solicits public input on trash options

A new trash pickup contract is on the horizon, but the city wants public feedback before new service dawns in Elgin. On Nov. 14, Elgin City Council voted to recommend a 7-year contract renewal with Republic Services for curbside collection of household trash, recyclables and bulk trash. The contract


Holiday festivities set to usher in season

Elgin is kicking off the holiday season with several festive events between now and the end of the year, starting this Saturday with Shop Small Saturday. Join in the Where's Priscilla Scavenger Hunt and find images of the locally famous mascot hidden in downtown stores and enter drawings to win Down


Roosevelt High School seniors preform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Jasmina Perez, Jessica Sherrill (Clarinet), Davina Meyer (Flag) and Azelin Meyer (Trumpet) (Source: KCBD) LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Four Roosevelt High School seniors are in New York City preparing to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Jasmina Perez, Jessica Sherrill (Clarinet), Davina Meyer


Morristown man arrested following standoff

Morristown police stormed a trailer Tuesday on Dedra Street after a suspect would not surrender and the special response team had to use flashbangs to subdue him. "He just wouldn't come out," said Maj. Michelle Jones, with the Morristown Police Department. "He wouldn't speak to us at all." Lonny Chr

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 16:51:00

Hawkins students express appreciation for director of schools through acts of charity

ROGERSVILLE - Schools across Hawkins County recognized Superintendent Appreciation Month in November by performing charitable acts in honor of Director of Schools Steve Starnes. Among the schools that participated were: Church Hill Intermediate In December, students at CHIS will be collecting canned

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:00:00

No injuries following oven fire in New Market

NEW MARKET, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Lakeway Central Fire Department responded to a Thanksgiving day oven fire at a mobile home on Cecil Lockhart Road. A spokesperson with the fire department said that the call came in at 12:09 p.m. They arrived on scene at 12:15 p.m. and the fire was under control by 12

LOCAL8NOW.COM - 2017-11-23 22:46:00