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Commission takes no action on raise request

Dodge County Sheriff Lynn Sheffield's plea to the board of commissioners for a salary for deputies on road patrol from the November 6, 2017 meeting of board was neither approved or not approved Monday night. During the November 6, 2017 meeting, Sheffield said in his presentation, "We are losing de


Prayer for today (11/22/17)

Father, you have given each one of us a gift to be used for your honor and glory. Thank you for that gift, and thank you for giving me opportunities to use my gift. I feel so unworthy, but yet so grateful knowing that you loved me enough to show me what you wanted me to do. Lord, I love you. Amen. A


Harmony Jubilee brings hot air balloons to Fitzgerald

FITZGERALD - They prefer to be called "balloonists" not "ballooners." Katrina and Dale Pattyn have been ballooning together since 2010 when Dale got his balloon pilot license. Their balloon, Hyggelig, has a volume of 90,000 cubic feet and is as tall as a six story building. According to the Pattyns,

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 19:00:00

Man charged with murder in 2-year-old's death

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man has been charged with murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl. The mother's boyfriend, Erin Smith-Spencer, 21, was taken into custody after Ilena Harris was found unresponsive at a home in the 3200 block of Springfield Drive on Nov. 22, according to Louisville Metro po

WAVE 3 - 2017-11-24 19:14:03

Thanksgiving closings and trash pickup

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, Thursday's garbage will be picked up today, Wednesday, Nov. 22, and Friday's garbage will be picked up on Monday, Nov. 27. In Bradfordsville, garbage will be picked up on Wednesday, Nov. 22, after 4:30 p.m. The Marion County Clerk's Office, the Marion Circuit Clerk'


Enterprise to deliver letters to Santa

The Lebanon Enterprise continues to partner with the jolliest man in the land, Santa Claus, and delivers local letters to him at the North Pole before Christmas. The Enterprise will also continue the tradition of publishing letters written by local children. A special edition of the paper will inclu


Editorial: Coomes good example of Nelson County's 'Greatest Generation'

Bardstown and Nelson County have lost another member of their "Greatest Generation," the phrase coined by newsman Tom Brokaw for his best-selling 1998 book to describe the men and women who came of age during the Great Depression of the 1930s, went to fight in World War II and then returned to build


Editorial: Museum visit will offer education on Moore's legacy

Lt. General Hal Moore, a storied Bardstown native who died earlier this year just days shy of his 95th birthday at his Auburn, Alabama, home, now has a greatly expanded military museum exhibit thanks to members of his family. The display is located in the museum at Second and Broadway that has alre


HMH to buy in-demand equipment

With high demand for 3-D mammography, the Hardin Memorial Health Board of Trus-tees is seeking to meet the need. The board on Tues-day approved a $400,000 purchase of additional 3-D mammo-graphy equipment for HMH to provide the region better access to the cutting-edge technology. The new equipment c


Three female inmates caught shortly after escape

Three female inmates from the Casey County Detention Center didn't get far after an escape Nov. 18. According to Casey County Jailer Tommy Miller, at around 8 p.m. that night, the three decided to run out of unlocked doors in the detention center. He said it was a spur of the moment decision and th


Latham, McKinney selected to All-Star Team

Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' middle school football team players Keaton Latham and Tae McKinney were selected as members of the Kentucky All-Stars 7th Grade Team. Both players were selected in the running back position. They traveled to Campbellsville University to try out and became two out of 90 pla

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Ralph Tasker Arena in the midst of a facelift

Ralph Tasker Arena is in the midst of a facelift as the high school basketball season tips off. A coat of "Tasker Gold" paint here, a video message board there and a good cleaning of the 17 boys and one girls state championship trophies that reside in the trophy cases at the front of the arena are j

HOBBS NEWS-SUN - 2017-11-23 18:00:01

Lego League: the Evaporators 12629 are heading to state

The Evaporators 12629 are heading to state! Evaporators 12629, the name of Hobbs' FIRST Lego League (FLL) robotics team, won its spot in state competition against 24 other teams during a FLL qualifier last weekend in at Las Cruces Onate High School. The team won first place in two categories, robot


Four Hobbs city commissioner seat and judge up for March election

Hobbs residents will be voting for four city commissioners and a municipal judge in the upcoming municipal election planned in March. Commissioners Cynthia Calderon, District 2, and Joe Calderon, District 4, plan to run for reelection, Commissioner Don Gerth, District 6, has not officially announced

HOBBS NEWS-SUN - 2017-11-24 17:50:08

2006 Eunice murder featured on Oxygen Network

Those flipping through the TV channels Sunday night might have stumbled upon a familiar Eunice face on the Oxygen Network. Jimmie Jones, Eunice Police chief, was on the newest episode of Criminal Confessions, which featured the story of the homicide of Darrell Blagg, 40, of Eunice, on Aug. 11, 2006.


P-L Senior Center readies for holiday bazaar

P-L Senior Center readies for holiday bazaar PINETOP-LAKESIDE - The Pinetop-Lakeside Senior Center will have its second annual Holiday Bazaar fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. They will have many gifts and decorations for the season. Lucy will have her famous chili and fry bread as

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Show Low announces upgrades at city park

SHOW LOW - Show Low City Park, a local favorite at 1100 West Deuce of Clubs, now boasts a state-of-the-art Fitness Zone for ages 14 and older. Over the past few weeks, outdoor exercise equipment and systems were installed in an area west of the Show Low Family Aquatic Center, off the City Park walki

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 15:40:00

Local shoppers prepare for Black Friday deals

SHOW LOW - Some experts predict Black Friday online sales will top $3.52 billion this year, compared to about $3.34 billion last year. But the deals are already available in most stores because Black Friday has, for the most part, become "Black November" in an effort to get consumers to buy more. Bl

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Get Out for Nov. 24-30

Editor's note: Please check for changes before going out to an event. The Get Out! calendar runs every Friday. To submit an item, email it to cruiz@wmicentral.com or mail it to P.O. Box 1570, Show Low, AZ 85902. Attn: Corrine Ruiz. Note: Please include location address of the event. Friday, Nov. 24

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Dogs in grocery store is out of hand

This letter to the editor is not in any way degrading Show Low Walmart. It is the people living here. I was shopping there recently when I counted seven dogs inside the store. But because of the policy, as long as someone asks if your dog is a service animal, you can lie and get away with it. Do you

WMI CENTRAL - 2017-11-24 12:00:00