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What Payson officers look like after first week of Beards on Patrol

Buy Now Payson police officers as they appeared at the end of the first week of a contest to raise money for a cancer patient by growing their beards. This year proceeds will go to John "Chris" Coatney who is battling cancer. Payson police officers as they appeared at the end of the first week of a

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Veteran salutes touching for Payson Care staff

Buy Now Singing patriotic songs for a resident during a Veteran Salute are (from left) Harley Faber, Hospice Compassus chaplain; Lois Atkin, Payson Care Center social worker; and Army Chief Warrant Officer Kirby Myers. Standing (at right) is U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Bud Collete.Payson Care Center photo L

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Payson Care Center seeks donations for residents

Payson Care would like donations of bath products, sweats, T-shirts, slipper socks and quilts for its residents who may go without gifts this Christmas. Buy Now Payson Care would like donations of bath products, sweats, T-shirts, slipper socks and quilts for its residents who may go without gifts th

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Payson Care Center salutes veterans

When the Payson Care Center conducts a Veteran Salute, special attention is paid to a number of details so the event is as comfortable and memorable as can be for both the veteran receiving the honor and their family members. The Payson Care Center staff works with Harley Faber, chaplain with Hospic

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Prep school land in escrow; community meetings planned

A Canadian man with a dream of a building an elite college preparatory school in Payson with a focus on hockey has entered escrow on property behind Walmart. Meanwhile, consultants continue to work with the town on a proposed community center in Rumsey Park. Lane Moore of Alberta, Canada, with Varxi

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2017-11-21 12:00:00

The 2017 Swiss Village Lighting

Buy Now Rebecca Acord and her little pup amidst all of the preparations for the annual Swiss Village Lighting event on Black Friday from 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Michele Nelson/Roundup Rebecca Acord said growing up with four other siblings, the family never had quite enough to enjoy those Christmas event

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Fire Wrap up meeting pushes pits and fire wise

The Highline Fire in June brought into sharp focus things that need to improve, such as Firewising property and keeping the brush pits in operation, fire chiefs and officials agreed last week. Gila County Supervisor Tommie Martin held a fire wrap-up meeting on Nov. 15 with local, county and federal

PAYSON ROUNDUP - 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Harrisburg native Dawson Montfort heading to the World Strongman Championships

WSIL - Dawson Montfort grew up in Harrisburg before moving to Texas. A year ago Montfort discovered strongman. "I found a cool gym down here, found a few guys that did strongman and they asked me to start lifting with them," Montfort explained. "So I gave it a whirl and I took to it pretty naturally

WSIL TV - 2017-11-21 06:41:00

New evidence frees man convicted of rape and murder

CHESTER -- After more than two decades behind bars, new DNA results set a Cook County man free. Darryl Fulton was serving a life sentence in Menard prison in Chester for a 1994 rape and murder, but a judge overturned his conviction after new DNA evidence pointed to someone else. Fulton said after 23

WSIL TV - 2017-11-21 07:12:00

Man killed by tree remembered as a family man

UNION CO. -- A man from Anna who died after a tragic accident Saturday is being remembered as a man who would do anything to help his family. Jared Newman, his wife and two kids lived a few miles east of Anna off Route 146. Early Saturday morning, high wind knocked a tree over, which landed in their

WSIL TV - 2017-11-21 02:38:00

Flu shot could help your kid avoid hospital

Flu shot could help your kid avoid hospitalFlu shot could help your kid avoid hospital There's an easy way for parents to help cut their child's chances of ending up in the hospital with the flu -- get them vaccinated, researchers say. There's an easy way for parents to help cut their child's chance

WSIL TV - 2017-11-20 23:00:00

In Cairo on Tuesday, Comptroller Mendoza calls Gov. Rauner 'All Carhartt and no heart'

CAIRO - As Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza traveled to Cairo on Tuesday to deliver turkeys and hams and visit with social service providers in deep Southern Illinois, she also took a shot at Gov. Bruce Rauner. Referencing his outerwear preferences, Mendoza upped the ante in their ongoing war of

THE SOUTHERN - 2017-11-22 00:03:00

Illinois State Police plan to place a trooper every 20 miles on Interstate 57

WSIL -- A busy day on the roads will be a busy day for Illinois State Police as well. "We're putting all hands on deck," Illinois State Police Trooper Joey Watson said. There will be a trooper every 20 miles on Interstate 57 Wednesday, hoping to keep people safe. "With 40,000 people traveling in the

WSIL TV - 2017-11-22 03:19:00

More resources needed for grandparents raising children, advocate says

Norma Hatfield never expected to be raising kids as a grandmother in her mid-50s, but she didn't have much choice when her granddaughter was found in a home with drugs and placed in foster care. Hatfield, 55, an Elizabethtown native, said at the time she had planned to take her granddaughter, Kayla

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-11-21 19:45:00

Shawnee hands Logan first loss of season

ULLIN - A tip-in at the buzzer gave Shawnee College an 84-82 overtime win over previously unbeaten John A. Logan College on Tuesday night. Shawnee's Shomari Tillett provided the heroics, as he tipped in a blocked Sayveon McEwen shot as he buzzer sounded. McEwen and Daniel Soetan each led the way for

THE SOUTHERN - 2017-11-22 14:05:00

Win over Silsbee could bring back that Bay City Blackcat mystique

It's a position that Bay City hasn't been in since 2001, but the Blackcats are looking to take a big step toward regaining the pride and mystique that surrounded the school and the town since winning state in 2000. Bay City meets Silsbee in a 4A District I area round game this Friday at 6 p.m. at Hu

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 17:58:00

Local teams dominate District 26-4A volleyball honors

Buy Now Sweeny's Marissa Soistman prepares to serve during Aug. 17 a match against Angleton at Angleton High School. Soistman was voted the District 26-4A most valuable player by district coaches.Facts file photo Local volleyball teams had a pretty successful run in District 26-4A as all three - Sw

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Van Vleck ISD board approves architect for new schools

After approving the voting results from this month's bond election, the Van Vleck Independent School District (VVISD) named its architect firm to conduct the building of their new schools. The VVISD board of trustees approved PBK Architects of Houston to conduct the building of three new schools fro

DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 18:11:00

Salvation Army needs bell ringers

KETTLE LOCATIONS To volunteer as a bell-ringer, call the Salvation Army Freeport headquarters at 979-233-5420 to be referred to a site coordinator. Alvin: Walmart Angleton: Kroger; Walmart Brazoria: Stewart's Clute/Lake Jackson: Kroger; Arlan's; Hobby Lobby; Walmart; Brazos Mall AMC Theater, El Chic

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

SECOND THOUGHTS: Bar X residents no longer surprised when floods come

ANGLETON - Leslie and Sue Gourley have lived in the Bar-X Ranch subdivision for 16 years in a brick one-story home Leslie built himself. They moved to the neighborhood south of Highway 35 midway between West Columbia and Angleton because of the quiet and wide-open spaces, they said. Their house was

BRAZORIA FACTS - 2017-11-22 08:00:00