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ABC director rejects local liquor store's change of location

The Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control has put a cork in a Paragould liquor store's plans to change locations. Mary Robin Casteel, director of the ABC, refused a transfer of location for Hill Top Spirits. Michael W. Roleson had submitted the transfer of the store's retail liquor and beer off premis

KAIT 8 - 2017-11-22 18:19:18

Tipton County Man Convicted & Sentenced To Life Without Parole For Murder Of Girlfriend

(TIPTON COUNTY D.A. NEWS RELEASE) - On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, a Tipton County jury returned verdicts of guilty as charged on one count of the Class A felony offense of Premeditated First Degree Murder, one count of the Class C felony offense of Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, and

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-22 21:18:46

KOKOMO, Ind. -- Martha June Lauck Wetekamp, 79, of Kokomo passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at home with her family.

Martha Wetekamp Martha was born April 27, 1938, to Marcus Lauck and Effie Cohoon Lauck in Chaffee, Missouri. Marty thoroughly enjoyed painting, reading and music. She was a talented artist who continued painting, sewing and other creative pursuits throughout her life. She graduated from high school


Police keep close eye on new Highway 18 bypass

The newly opened Highway 18 bypass has some drivers confused on the heavily-traveled Thanksgiving week in Monette. The confusion particularly comes at the intersection of the new bypass and Highway 139. According to Monette Police Chief Brian Carmichael, when stop signs went up at the intersection,

KAIT 8 - 2017-11-22 22:33:25

Thankful People: Moore family counts its blessing after harrowing accident

Connor Moore sits at the kitchen counter with his parents in their newly constructed home in rural Perry County. The lean 10-year-old is energetic and inquisitive as his mom, Becky, and dad, Dave, recount the most divinely choreographed day of their lives, one that involved the saving of a life. Bec


A-State sees uptick in Title IX reports on campus

Arkansas State University representatives are seeing an increase in key reports that allow universities to investigate sexual assault allegations. Title IX is a federal mandate that regulates any institution or program that receives federal funding from the government. Affirmative Action Title Nine

KAIT 8 - 2017-11-22 22:49:49

Here are three things to do to kick off the holiday season

Get ready for the Christmas parades.The first parade will be held in Covington on Monday, Nov. 27. Munford's parade will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2 and Brighton's will be Monday, Dec. 4. Instead of a parade, Atoka hosts a tree-lighting ceremony, on Nov. 28, and Santa's Ride on Dec. 14-15. +2

COVINGTON LEADER - 2017-11-22 14:39:00

Former patient makes donation to Cancer Care Center

Breast cancer survivor and former Cancer Care Center of Dyersburg patient Rhonda Smith (center) presented a check to the center on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The funds raised were to benefit the Hope Room at the Cancer Care Center of Dyersburg. I wanted to give back, said Smith. This is where I had my treat

STATE GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

KSP begins their annual food drive

WILLIAMSON - Kentucky State Police troopers in Pike County are trying to fill a cruiser full of food for local shelters and churches this Christmas. They have launched their eight annual "Cram the Cruiser" food drive starting Wednesday and ending Dec. 11. "Food is one of the most basic human needs,"

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 05:01:01

Kentucky native stops at Pike Central to discuss his book: 'On Homesickness'

Jesse Donaldson, an author born in Kentucky, stopped at Pike Central High School Wednesday to discuss his book "On Homesickness" with students in classes studying the history of the Commonwealth. Donaldson, who resides in Oregon with his wife, was traveling the state, visiting each Kentucky county t


UPike splits weekend at Walters Auto Classic

UPike's Emily Baker drives through the lane for a shot Friday evening against Central Methodist. The Bears were able to pick up an 81-72 win over Central Methodist.News-Express photo by Cory Vance UPike's Emily Baker drives through the lane for a shot Friday evening against Central Methodist. The B


Cities prepare to kick off Christmas season with variety of activities

The cities of Pikeville and Coal Run Village are preparing to kick off the Christmas season with a variety of activities that begin this weekend. "There's a lot going on downtown Saturday," said Pikeville Mayor Jimmy Carter. The cities of Pikeville and Coal Run Village are preparing to kick off the


Georgia man indicted for U.S. 23 collisions

A Georgia man who was involved in multiple collisions on U.S. 23 resulting in injuries to others was indicted for the collisions by the most recent Pike grand jury. According to the indictment, William C. Wheeler, 47, of Rome, Georgia, was involved in three separate collisions on U.S. 23 in Pikevill


Tanker truck rolls over at Goodman Hollow exit

Kyle Lovern/WDN A tanker truck owned by Cook Contracting of Belfry, Ky. rolled over at the entrance of old U.S. 52 and U.S. 119 at Goodman Hollow Wednesday morning around 8:00 a.m. The driver suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital. A W.Va. Division of Transportation Enforcem

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 05:01:00

Kids' recipes: The elementary school way to make a turkey

Logan Banner LOGAN - Each year, elementary school students throughout Logan County let their imaginations go and offer their take on how to make a turkey just in time for Thanksgiving. Mrs. Daryla's Class, Logan 1 Head Start "Mommy buys it at Walmart for $5. She puts it on the stove with paint on it

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-23 05:01:01

Christmas in the Park opens on Thanksgiving

Logan Banner LOGAN - Christmas in the Park will open for its 24th year in Chief Logan State Park Thanksgiving night. The event will feature over 200 LED holiday light displays that wind through over two miles of the park and end at Santa Land. Kids can sit on Santa's lap to share their wish list and

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-23 05:01:01

Police: DWAI charge for driver in South Farmingdale traffic stop

During that stop, police said Thomas Mancinelli exhibited "slurred speech, glassy bloodshot eyes" and had "an odor of an alcoholic beverage from his breath." Thomas Mancinelli, 58, of Seaford, was charged with DWAI on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, police said. Photo Credit: NCPD A Seaford man was arreste


Chinese food delivery worker attacked, robbed, police say

Two men robbed and attacked a restaurant delivery worker in Roosevelt on Wednesday, Nassau County police said. The restaurant employee, 28, was attempting to deliver Chinese food to a home on Smith Street when a man approached and demanded his possessions, police said in a news release. The employee

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 21:50:40

Pair with machete, chase man in parking lot, police say

Mark Walker and Taneshia Marshall of Deer Park face assault and other charges. The male victim was struck in the upper back with the machete, police say. Mark Walker, left, and Taneshia Marshall, both of Deer Park are accused of chasing a man with a knife and machete through a parking lot in South

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 01:43:48

Man allegedly beats 65-year-old; mom and brother taken into custody after assaulting LI officers: police

BETHPAGE, NY - Three members of the same Long Island family are in custody on various charges after a 19-year-old allegedly beat a 65-year-old man. John Colwell, 19, banged on the door of a Bethpage home around Wednesday night, police said. The 65-year-old homeowner came to the door and asked Colwel

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 01:00:24