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No injuries in stand-off Tuesday at Mt. Judea

MT. JUDEA - Newton County Sheriff's Investigator Glenn Wheeler said deputies, a Drug Task Force investigator and a state trooper were involved in an armed standoff near Mt. Judea on Tuesday morning. Wheeler says authorities were notified during the early morning hours of a disturbance at a residence

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-11-23 13:55:00

School threat suspect wants case dismissed

Evan Michael Thompson wants a judge to throw out the felony terroristic threatening charge against him. Thompson, 19, was arrested in September after he allegedly posted a threat on social media stating Norfork High School "needs a Columbine." In a motion to dismiss the charge filed by Thompson's at


Glenn Wheeler seeking Newton County sheriff slot

Glenn Wheeler of Yardelle has announced his intent to run for the office of Newton County sheriff subject to the May 2018 as a Republican primary. Wheeler grew up in Yardelle, where his family goes back several generations. He is a 1990 graduate of Western Grove High School. He and his wife, Stacy (


60 is the new 40

At 74, I have never felt better. I work as hard as ever, and life continues to evolve. Even though I have had open heart surgery and have been treated for an unusual salivary gland tumor, I feel as healthy as ever. Nine years past the "retirement age," I feel nowhere near my prime. Unfortunately, th


Girl, 16, Shot in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A 16-year-old girl is recovering from a gunshot wound following a Wednesday incident on the city's southwest side. The Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) says it happened shortly before noon as she rode in a vehicle in the area of Mabelvale Cutoff and Warren Road. According to

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-11-23 00:14:41

Public meets call for Bibles to fulfill Wishes

During the Christmas Wish project each year, the generosity and response to requests for help never cease to amaze us. This week, Christmas Wish put out the call to the public via social media to help fulfill Wish requests for Bibles for children. The response was immediate and several individuals s

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-11-24 04:53:28

Cemeteries a link to area's history

Buried beneath the soil, silent for generations, the rich and colorful history of Mountain Home and Baxter County can be found in its cemeteries. Ranging in size from small family plots on private land to the Mountain Home Cemetery, one of the largest, it is estimated over 100 cemeteries exist in th

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-11-24 04:54:27

No turkey for Fido or Fluffy, local vet says

Subscribed, but don't have a login? You've just fried the perfect turkey. It's golden brown and smells so good you swear they need to make a cologne or perfume out of it. Then, you notice your dog sitting there. Maybe he's staring at the bird so intently, you'd think the bird owed your pet money. Ma


Groton City police issue Silver Alert for teen

Groton City - Police have issued a Silver Alert for a teen last seen Wednesday. Alicha Ruiz, 15, was last seen wearing a green jacket, cheetah-print shirt, jeans and black boots. She is about 5-foot-2 and weighs about 160 pounds. She is described as an endangered runaway. If anyone has information o

THEDAY - 2017-11-24 01:31:00

WOW House: This Groton Home Sets Standard For Beach-Side Living

GROTON, CT - Experience arguably the most spectacular view on Groton Long Point. Set on one of the highest lots on the Point, this exceptional home boasts unobstructed beauty with a 180-degree view of Fisher's Island Sound. Islands, lighthouses, sailboats and wildlife spread out before you with Wat

PATCH - 2017-11-23 15:00:00

Groton seniors concerned about rental rebate check delay

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH) - Residents of Poquonnock Village count on their rental rebate checks each October. One resident tells News 8 they can range from $500 for a single person to $700 for a couple. It's money they count on and they say they need. Related Content: Malloy signs 1 budget fix and then a

WTNH.COM - 2017-11-22 19:26:10

Groton City police to host 'Stuff a Cruiser' event

Groton - City police will hold a "Stuff a Cruiser" food drive and coat drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 2 at the Groton City Municipal Building, 295 Meridian St. The police are partnering with the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots program during the event to collect toys to distribute to c

THEDAY - 2017-11-23 04:20:00

Year-old civil arrest warrant served against father in Groton parental rights case

Groton - The Groton father at the center of a parental rights termination case was served with a civil arrest warrant and jailed for two days last week for failing to appear in court regarding child support. The father, John Stratzman, and his partner, Kirsten Fauquet, were in juvenile court for nea


Local historian discusses new book about Groton's veterans and war memorials

Community editor Lee Howard talks to Groton Town Historian Jim Streeter about his new book, "Remembering Our Veterans: A Directory of Groton's Veterans & War Memorials." Streeter says he was surprised at the number of memorials dotting Groton, including nearly 30 at the U.S. Naval Submarine Base. In


Thanksgiving with a different kind of family

Groton - With her husband somewhere in the depths of the ocean, Kelsey Smith juggled a full house on Thursday. There were more people than planned, but plans change and people know they can always come to her house, she said. Smith and her husband, Josh, a Navy submariner, are used to hosting a big

THEDAY - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Our View: NPU's long-standing commitment to mutual aid efforts is commendable

Dressed head-to-toe in fire retardant clothing in stifling heat and humidity, crews under the supervision of the Northeast Public Power Association, or NEPPA, spent this holiday week in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Weeks after Hurricanes Irma and Maria walloped the Caribbean area, residents and official

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Fire Rips Through Multi-Family Home in Enfield [VIDEO]

ENFIELD, CT - An overnight fire tore through a historic multi-family home in the Thompsonville section of Enfield early Friday morning, briefly trapping some residents inside, fire officials said. The blaze at 11 Alden Avenue was reported at 1:58 a.m. Emergency personnel responded quickly to the sce

PATCH - 2017-11-24 10:33:50

2nd annual 'Tree-mendous' event kicks off today at Enfield mall

ENFIELD - The Enfield Square mall is again hosting its "Tree-mendous" holiday celebration beginning today through Dec. 10. The event features a store set up with several artificial Christmas trees decorated and donated by local sponsors, which can be won via a raffle. There is also an area for child

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-11-24 16:11:00

Enfield Police Blotter: Nov. 20-21

ENFIELD, CT - Here are the most recent arrest logs, as provided by the Enfield Police Department. Items reflect charges filed, not convictions. Monday, Nov. 20 Kaimalkia T. Clinton, 35, of 22 Alexander Rd., Bloomfield, was charged with sixth-degree larceny, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, i

PATCH - 2017-11-22 20:54:11

Enfield Places in Top 5 of Final Field Hockey Poll

Last weekend's three state field hockey championship matches were all exciting, with just a one-goal margin deciding each contest. That closeness carried over into the final coaches poll of the season, with three different schools receiving first-place votes. Class M champion Daniel Hand garnered si