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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


Council tables action on ATU property

The Russellville City Council discussed and eventually voted unanimously during its November regular meeting to table a motion to trade properties with Arkansas Tech University until next month. Mayor Randy Horton told the council representatives with the college wanted to trade property it owns on

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-24 16:04:38

RHS' Foy named Region 4 Choir Director of the Year

Matthew Foy, the Russellville High School choir teacher, was announced Nov. 4 as the Region 4 Choir Director of the Year by the Arkansas Choral Directors Association during the All-Region Clinic. "[I was] surprised," Foy said of receiving the award. "It's an award where the directors of the region v

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-24 14:13:38

London subway station evacuated after reports of shots fired

Updated: 11:43 AM CST Nov 24, 2017 Police are responding to reports of shots fired at the Oxford Circus subway station in London. Authorities say there are no reports of casualties and no suspects have been identified yet. Though it's unclear if the incident is an act of terror, police say they're

KHBS - 2017-11-24 17:43:00

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


Thousands expected for lighting ceremony and parade

The annual Holiday Trail of Lights Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade will take place Saturday in Paris. Thousands are expected to be in attendance, according to Tonya Baumgartner, executive director of the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce, which organizes the event. The theme of this year's parad


Arkansas farmer's turkeys free, but pricey

Nathan Owens Katie Short, 34, of Farm Girl Meats in Perryville feeds her hogs Monday morning. She also raises cows, chickens - and this year, turkeys - for Arkansas tables. PERRYVILLE -- Katie Short can't imagine small-scale farming without the Internet. Unlike most farmers, Short, 34, of Farm Gir

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-11-23 12:30:00

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


Christmas party set at Our Redeemer

The annual Congregational Christmas Party at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church is set for Thursday. Punch and nuts will be served at 5:15 p.m. by the men on the Adult Committee. Vicki Greenhaw will fill the room with special Christmas piano music. At 6 p.m., Neal Allsup, director of music at Hutchinson C

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2017-11-25 07:01:00

Saline County Jail Booking Activity - Friday

All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. Courtesy Photos. Name: Anderton,James Tyron Charges: Driving While Suspended Failure to appear Failure to appear Failure to appear Failure to appear Theft by deception;Value less than $1,500 Theft by dec

SALINAPOST.COM - 2017-11-24 17:09:54

Brett Michael Moeder 1987 - 2017

ELLINWOOD - Brett Michael Moeder, 30, died Nov. 21, 2017, at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita. He was born March 11, 1987, at Great Bend the son of Michael J. and Kala J. Moran Moeder. He was a lifetime Ellinwood resident and worked as a diesel mechanic and farm hand for Clint Hammeke Farms. He se

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 23:20:00

4 arrested in kidnapping of 16-year-old Kansas boy

4 arrested in kidnapping of 16-year-old Kansas boy4 arrested in kidnapping of 16-year-old Kansas boy Authorities say they have arrested four teenagers in connection with last week's kidnapping of a 16-year-old Emporia boy. Authorities say they have arrested four teenagers in connection with last wee

KAKE TV - 2017-11-23 22:24:00

Residents displaced after apartment fire

Dozens of residents at the Tierra Verde Apartments waited for an American Red Cross overnight shelter Wednesday after a third story apartment fire caused the building to be evacuated. Hutchinson Fire Department Deputy Chief Doug Hanen said calls came in at 5:23 p.m. and firefighters were able to con


Salina man arrested in connection with multiple thefts

A 22-year-old Salina man was arrested Monday, accused of breaking into five different vehicles and stealing two vehicles from a Salina automotive repair business. Capt. Mike Sweeney, of the Salina Police Department, said Malachi W. Lageman was spotted by police WHAT TIME? Monday in the 900 block of


Goessel school board hears of public support

The Goessel school board met Nov. 13 and listened as Scott Boden, junior high/ high school principal, read excerpts of three letters he had received in support of Goessel's volleyball and football teams and coaches and the music department. The first letter was from a "Valley Heights fan" who watche


Crimestoppers - Vehicle burglarized, credit cards stolen

Photo from the Salina Police DepartmentSalina Police are asking for help identifying a suspect involved in a vehicle burglary at the YMCA for this week's Crimestoppers. The burglary was reported just before 2 p.m. on Nov. 4. The victim told police that a witness heard glass break while walking in t

SALINAPOST.COM - 2017-11-24 17:35:45

Scenes from Repton: Tiny railroad town once home to renowned hospital

On a recent road trip, I came across the tiny-but-quaint Repton, a Conecuh County town with a population of 282. The town, incorporated in 1899, was once home to the only hospital between Selma, Ala., and Century, Fla. At its peak, the town had about 422 residents. Despite the fact that much of the


NAACP president focuses on Alabama

The Turkey Day Classic Parade is held in downtown Montgomery, Ala. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 23, 2017. (Mickey Welsh / Montgomery Advertiser) Mickey Welsh / Advertiser EVERGREEN - When the NAACP's new president arrived in Evergreen for a speech recently, he focused on current events as

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2017-11-24 19:36:48

YLA learns about resumes and interviews

On November 8, 2017, Youth Leadership Atmore (YLA) held their second session at United Bank. We met at the bank at 8 a.m. and had a light breakfast before getting down to business. This session was intended to show us how to make resumes appealing and how to represent ourselves well during an interv


From Atmore to the world

The crew who loaded the truck, from left, front, Kevin Kennell, AJ Beachy, Sidney Burnett, Joe Hall, Tom Thornton, Dan Morris, Reuben Miller, Tyler Hochstetler, Colby Morris, Lester Weber, Pete Amerson; back, Don Metzler, Jim Hochstetler, Gene King. Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes were loaded an