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Police issue Silver Alert for missing Putnam woman

PUTNAM- Police issued a Silver Alert for a missing Putnam woman on Friday. According to police, 38-year-old Yolanta Lensky has been missing since Friday. She is described as a white female with green eyes and although police say she is bald, she was last seen wearing a blonde wig with ponytails. Pol

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-12-15 22:26:48

Putnam police chief claims board violated charter, statutes

PUTNAM - Police Chief Rick Hayes has put the Putnam Special Services District Board on notice and filed a formal complaint with two state agencies alleging the board violated the town's charter and Connecticut General Statutes, among other offenses, related to a streetlight project. Hayes said he ha

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-12-16 22:51:30

Putnam Ford holds Christmas party

Putnam Ford recently held its 20th annual Christmas is for Kids party with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. Putnam Ford recently held its 20th annual Christmas is for Kids party with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus. The party, hosted at the dealership, was attended by more than 100 children and

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-12-15 20:22:00

Police: 3 arrested in Killingly armed robbery

KILLINGLY - Three Killingly men are facing charges in connection to an armed robbery in Rogers, in which a gun was reportedly pointed at the side of a Danielson man's head, police said in a press release Friday. At 3:55 p.m. on Nov. 28, dispatchers at Troop D in Danielson received a call from a Dani

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-12-15 18:21:25

State police arrest man after pursuit spans 3 communities

JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) - Rhode Island State Police have arrested a man following a police pursuit through three communities, Captain Matthew Moynihan confirmed. Police said Aaron Michael Rugar, 23, of Torrington, Conn. was spotted driving erratically through parts of Foster, Scituate and Johnston on

WPRI - 2017-12-16 01:41:19

No competition for school bus contracts poses problem for local districts

School transportation costs hit municipal budgets hard across the state, and several communities in Central Massachusetts have been grumbling about an underlying factor as their multiyear contracts for school buses are about to go out for bid. The problem: There's no competition in the market. Despi

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-12-17 01:09:00

Authorities investigate fatal three-alarm blaze

An elderly woman and two dogs died after a fire in Oxford tore through a house Thursday night in a three-alarm blaze. State police are now investigating the 7:47 p.m. report of a "building on fire with occupants trapped" on Sacarrappa Road, officials said. When firefighters arrived on the scene the

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-12-16 06:19:23

Meet a Veteran: Brooklyn man served in Marines during Vietnam War

In the service: At the height of the Vietnam War, John Kirchner, of Brooklyn, left high school with a desire to join the military. His father, who had served in the army in World War II and had been a prisoner of war, gave him one piece of advice: don't join the army. When the draft was at an all-ti

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-12-15 18:52:41

St. Paul resident complains about ambulance service

ERIE - Neosho County commissioners accepted a bid for two pickups for the sheriff's department at Friday's meeting. Sheriff Jim Keath presented bids from Chanute dealerships Shields Motors and Merle Kelly Ford for two replacement vehicles. Commissioners Paul Westhoff and Jennifer Orr accepted the Sh

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-12-16 06:46:00

Authorities works overnight standoff in Fredonia

FREDONIA, Kan. (KWCH) The Wilson County Sheriff's Office says it worked an overnight standoff in Fredonia, but no one was taken into custody. The sheriff's office says the incident started off as a domestic disturbance inside a vehicle. The suspect was dropped off at the house where the standoff occ


Cherryvale wrestling heads into break with dual victory over Labette County

ALTAMONT - In both team's final varsity event before winter break, the Cherryvale Chargers wrestling team defeated Labette County 54-30 in Altamont on Thursday night. "Right now, we're battling a lot of sickness and flu on the team," Cherryvale head coach Casey Lickteig said. "But we'd rather battle

PARSONS SUN - 2017-12-15 04:37:00

The Natural Wonder of North Central Kansas

In 1864 President Abraham Lincoln's Administration deeded 12 parcels of federal land to the state of Kansas. Called 'school marshes', the acreage was to be sold to settlers, and the proceeds used to build the Emporia State Teachers College, now known as Emporia State University. Parts of the parcels


FireEscape sells fresh-roasted coffee for holiday giving

It's beginning to smell a lot like ... coffee. An aroma of something warm cooking over a campfire makes motorists at the corner of Forest and Main look around and wonder. What is that smell? It's the FireEscape Coffeehouse roasting one of its many blends of coffee that are sold to the public. The co

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-12-16 06:44:00

Briefs: Three injured in crash on US-59

Three Chanute residents were injured in a three-vehicle accident south of Erie Thursday morning. Norverto Pastor, 23, Chanute, was transported to Freeman Hospital in Missouri after the accident at 8:40 am Thursday on US-59 in Neosho County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported. Ray Bonilla, 82, Chanut

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-12-15 03:05:00

New president named at Monarch Cement

HUMBOLDT - New leadership has stepped in at Monarch Cement Company after the board of directors named a new president and assistant secretary-treasurer. Previous president Walter H. Wulf, Jr, submitted his resignation Dec. 1 to the board, which then selected Kent A. Webber, Chanute, as president. Th

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-12-15 03:03:00

Oliphant to present holiday concert at FireEscape

FireEscape Coffeehouse will be hosting Almost Christmas, a concert featuring Chanute native Matt Oliphant this Saturday, with doors opening at 8 pm. Admission is $5. This will be Oliphant's second concert at FireEscape, where he is also a volunteer. He will be playing original songs that he has wr

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-12-15 03:02:00

Handbook change a victory for Terpenning

The school will add the line "Special considerations will be given to students with health or religious reasons." WEST BURLINGTON - A West Burlington High School freshman's fight to change school dress code is nearly finished. The West Burlington School Board will vote Monday on whether to approve a

HAWK EYE - 2017-12-16 02:32:09

Woman charged in August shooting waives preliminary hearing

QUINCY -- The Burlington, Iowa, woman charged in connection with an August shooting in downtown Quincy waived her right to a preliminary hearing Friday in Adams County Circuit Court. Ashley N. Wilson, 29, will be arraigned Jan. 26 on charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm and reckless discha

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2017-12-15 20:10:01

Todd Allan "Bubba" Cosby

Todd Allan "Bubba" Cosby, 35, Donnellson, formerly New London, died Sunday, December 10, 2017. Friends may call after Noon Tuesday, December 19 at Elliott Chapel.The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00. A memorial service will follow at 7:00 ... Todd Allan "Bubba" Cosby, 35, Donnellson, forme

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-12-15 08:00:00

New London girls' b-ball picks up first win

ELDON - The New London girls' basketball team picked up their first win of the season on Tuesday night, topping Cardinal 49-40 in SEISC South Division play. The Tiger defense shut the Comets down in the first ... ELDON - The New London girls' basketball team picked up their first win of the season o