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Saturday collision on Hwy. 10 kills 2

Emily D Fitch, 25, and Andres G. Martinez, 21, both of Casa, were killed in a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 10 near Ola at approximately 4:41 a.m. on Saturday. According to a police report, the vehicle Martinez was driving crossed the center line and struck Fitch's vehicle. Fitch was trave

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-21 21:16:39

Russellville Council OKs standard street lighting

After members of the Russellville City Council voted against installing decorative lighting on Sequoyah Way that would have cost over $400,000, aldermen voted 7-1 to install Entergy-owned standard poles and lights during its November regular meeting at City Hall. Public Works Director Kurt Jones sai

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:04:09

Hector School Board approves proposal to pay employee bonuses

The Hector School board approved a proposal by Superintendent Mark Taylor to pay a $600 bonus to all contracted employees at its regular monthly meeting Nov. 13. The bonus will be distributed as part of the November payroll and will be subject to the same deductions as regular salary payments. The b

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-22 16:18:08

Local man, 22, drowns in river while hunting

KNOXVILLE -- A Russellville man has drowned after his boat capsized on the river during a duck hunt. According to reports, that divers with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission found 22-year-old Chase Standridge's body in the water near Cabin Creek in south Johnson County on Sunday. A commission sp

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-21 16:10:01

Community people: Joe Hendrix and Beverly Keener

THE COURIER / Submitted Joe Hendrix (left) with the Russellville Kiwanis Club presented Beverly Keener with a check for $1,450 for Arkansas Children's Hospital. Russellville Kiwanis raised the funds during the last year through change collected from the club's Wishing Well program which has six coll


Hector High School first nine weeks Honor Roll

Seventh grade: Landen Coffman, Aalia Holt, Joshua Petty Jr., Brayden Proctor, Brooke Smedley, and Tatyana Teel. Eighth grade: Luke Brown, Kimberly Capps, Sydni Collins, Jim Dixson, Emma Goates, Adison Hanna, Elisha Haston, Guion Honaker, Clinton Housley, Carson Lenhart, Kennedy Roberts and Jarrett W


Missing hunter's body recovered in Arkansas River

The body of a 22-year-old hunter has been recovered from the Arkansas River, according to Johnson County Office of Emergency Management. Josh Johnson with Johnson County OEM tells 40/29 News that the man's body was found in the river near Knoxville, Ark. Sunday night. Johnson said a call came in a


Arkansas woman accused of driving vehicle into river while intoxicated

Authorities say a woman faces a charge of driving while intoxicated after her vehicle ended up in a river. An officer with the Perryville Police Department received a call around 6:45 p.m. Monday that a woman, wet and apparently lost, was walking north on the Fourche La Fave River bridge. Officers a

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-22 19:14:00

Police investigate fatal shooting in Newark

A man was shot and killed Sunday night in Newark, authorities said. The victim was gunned down on 18th Avenue around 7 p.m., a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosector's Office said. No additional information was available. Officials said the investigation is ongoing. Sunday's shooting was at the


New Brunswick man charged in fatal Friday evening shooting near local park

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick man is sitting in the Middlesex County jail, following his arrest in connection with a fatal shooting Friday evening, authorities announced on November 22. Kim Carter, 37 of New Brunswick, faces charges of murder and unlawful possession of a weapon, following an i

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-22 16:43:00

Cops seek tips after 32-year-old man killed in shooting

ORANGE -- A shooting in Orange left a 32-year-old man dead late Monday, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said. Police responded to a report of shots fired around 9:30 p.m. near Park Avenue and North Center Street, where officers found Sharif Norman suffering from a gunshot wound, according to Or

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 20:16:38

Police identify worker killed in Verla explosion

NEW WINDSOR - Town police have identified the Verla International employee who was found dead after explosions and a fire at the cosmetics factory on Monday as 57-year-old William Huntington of Newburgh. Police Lt. Michael Farbent said Huntington's body was found at 7:31 p.m. Monday, as Vails Gate a

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-21 18:25:20

Best Destination Towns for Dining | Part 3

One of the benefits of living in our densely populated, diverse state is that some of the best ethnic food in America is within an easy drive from anywhere in New Jersey. We've chosen five towns where you can quickly immerse yourself in the nuanced flavors, fragrances and sounds of a culture. Cluste

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 13:00:00

Christie's name is mud, but preserved in asphalt? Past governors should be so lucky

TRENTON -- After eight years in office, Gov. Chris Christie was honored on Monday with a third of a mile of asphalt bearing his name in Morris County. Some might say that's the best that a governor leaving office with a 14 percent approval could hope for. After all, a cursory look at how New Jersey

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 11:49:01

Suburban airports offer winter getaways, ease and convenience

This year, suburban airports might be the cure for winter blues. The smaller airports operating out of Westchester and Newburgh are pitching fliers on convenience, routes abroad and to warmer cities and competitive rates to keep them from venturing out to John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGua

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:04

Oliver: I Was One of Murphy's Earliest Backers

Lieutenant Governor-elect Sheila Oliver knew three years ago, after her first meeting with Phil Murphy, that she would be backing him in the governor's race, she said in an interview Tuesday. "Approximately three years ago, I got a phone call from a man named Ambassador Phil Murphy and he told me th

OBSERVER - 2017-11-22 00:37:53

La Vernia sexual assault victim files civil lawsuit against school district

A lawsuit filed under the names John and Jane Doe Tuesday morning, details some of the brutal sexual assaults alleged to have happened in the La Vernia High School locker room. A lawsuit filed under the names John and Jane Doe Tuesday morning, details some of the brutal sexual assaults alleged to ha

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2017-11-21 22:01:10

Whataburger pledges $150k for Sutherland Springs mental wellness effort

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS - UTSA and Whataburger will work together to provide free mental wellness services for the Sutherland Springs community in the wake of the mass church shooting. UTSA's Academy for Crisis and Trauma Counseling will lead the effort, along with community partners. The Children's Bere

KENS 5 - 2017-11-22 19:04:12

Reporter Debrief: Covering Sutherland Springs

KSAT 12 digital journalist Erica Hernandez was having breakfast with her family in Floresville. With her mother being a first responder, scanner traffic was the white noise to life. Hernandez's mother's scanner accompanying them to breakfast was no different. But Nov. 5, 2017, was different. The

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-22 18:26:19

First responders of Sutherland Springs shooting lose funding

LA VERNIA - They were the first group of medical responders dispatched to the Sutherland Springs church shooting. But now, La Vernia EMS is closed and their calls are going to another agency. Wilson County Commissioners had an emergency meeting on Thursday. The only item they discussed was funding

KENS 5 - 2017-11-22 00:10:09