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Peace, love and pork at Sooeyfest

Signs point to various attractions Saturday at the third annual Sooeyfest in Neoga.Keith Stewart Photo Neoga Grace United Methodist Church's praise and worship band CrossBorn takes the stage at Sooeyfest Saturday afternoon.Keith Stewart Photo Three-year-old Noah Strobl of Neoga feeds a goat at the 4

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-25 00:17:18

Blessings in a Backpack celebrates Blessings in a Backpack week

Blessings in a Backpack- Effingham, IL is celebratingits fifth year feeding children in the Effingham community. To celebrate this special occasion they are planning an eventful week coinciding with the national observance of Blessings in a Backpack week, today through Friday, Sept. 29. Students and

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 19:14:39

Traffic Backup at Corner of Willow, Fayette

A truck with a wide load was attempting to make the turn west on Fayette from Willow Street and it having a hard time going around the corner. There is a little bit of a backup as the truck attempts to make the turn. The truck is traveling through Effingham.

THEXRADIO.COM - 2017-09-22 15:25:00

St. Anthony Beats Patoka, EHS Drops Match, Volleyball Roundup

PATOKA -- Effingham St. Anthony High School went three sets before taking a victory over Patoka in volleyball action Thursday evening. The Bulldogs won the opener 25-9 but Patoka clawed back with a 25-21 count. The Bulldogs then claimed the match 25-20. Meg Richards had 11 kills while Marci Mills ha

THEXRADIO.COM - 2017-09-22 14:33:00

Bulldogs Down Braves, Hearts Fall To Tigers in Tennis

Effingham St. Anthony hosted Mount Zion and sent the Braves home with an 8-1 loss in tennis competition Thursday. The Bulldogs' Emilee Mossman took the No. 1 singles victory 6-4, 6-1. Allison Kowalke claimed No. 3, 6-1, 6-2 while Catherine Willenborg, Megan Hodge and Averee Greene went 6-0, 6-0 agai

THEXRADIO.COM - 2017-09-22 14:22:00

Altamont man questions ordinance enforcement

James Keplar stands among various belongings on his front porch Thursday in Altamont. The 67-year-old admits he has accumulated junk at times, but questions whether the city is enforcing the nuisance violation for all properties and not just his - an allegation the city denies. Keith Stewart Photo J

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 00:55:13

Steps to Save Energy in Your Home

(StatePoint) Reducing your energy use at home is a win-win for your wallet and the planet. Not only can it save you money on your bills now, but it could also improve your home's resale value, if you know which steps to take. These simple tips can help. Form Smart Habits Energy smart habits can help

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

How to Incorporate Learning into Your Child's Daily Routine

(StatePoint) Young children don't need to be in a classroom to learn important skills. And the earlier you get started, the better. Here are some great ways to incorporate fun learning experiences into your child's day. Bath Time Don't miss the opportunity to make bath time a fun and engaging experi

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Paul: Group insurance across state lines could become reality soon

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul made a stop in Prestonsburg on Thursday on a tour of Eastern Kentucky, holding roundtable discussions throughout the region on issues of business and healthcare. Paul made his visit to Floyd County at Highlands Regional Medical Center, a hospital that will soon be merged into the

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 06:00:00

Former Girl Scouts leader sentenced in theft case

A former Girl Scouts leader who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $15,000 worth of Girl Scouts cookies was sentenced Friday to serve two years in prison for the crime. Pike Circuit Judge Steve Combs sentenced Leah Vick, 26, of Owensville, formerly of Auxier, to two years on a charge of theft.

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 06:00:00

Ray Jones to run for Judge Executive

HD Media PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky State Senator Ray S. Jones, the top Democrat in the Republican-led Kentucky Senate is looking to switch jobs by running for judge-executive in Pike County. The Senate Minority Leader Jones said this past Monday he plans to run for the top position in Pike County in

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Are You Carrying the Right Credit Card for Your Financial Goals?

(StatePoint) If you've ever been confused by how to find the right credit card, you're not alone. A recent national survey found that consumers are overwhelmed by the many credit card offers they receive, and find the process of selecting the right card difficult to navigate. The survey, conducted b

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

Ready, set, guests: 3 paint projects for fall entertaining

(BPT) - "Despite the hectic chaos that comes with the back-to-school season and adapting our family schedules, I find fall to be the perfect time to tackle my home to-do list," explains Cyndy Aldred, the do-it-yourself paint blogger behind The Creativity Exchange. "It's perfect because fall is our f

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-22 20:01:01

Teens plead not guilty in cattle killing case

Two Pike County teenagers pleaded not guilty Friday to charges linked to the killing of several cattle in August. Both Elijah Williamson, 18, of Benton Fork, Canada, and Michael J. Dillon, 16, of Forest Hills Road, Forest Hills, entered the pleas Friday before Pike Circuit Judge Steve Combs in conne

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 06:00:00

Trinity hosts Impact Week, prepares for Sunday services

Members of the Trinity Harvest Church community participated in a number of events and activities this week to reach out to the community while preparing for its Impact Sunday services. Impact Week is an annual initiative at Trinity. Throughout the week, teams participated in different exercises as

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 06:00:00

Johnse Hatfield: Ensnared and taken to Pike County

For HD Media GILBERT, W.Va. - From atop the mountain, Johnson "Johnse" Hatfield stepped toward the edge of a lush, wooded ridge. Lighting his worn corncob pipe, he took several long puffs of homegrown tobacco and looked over the point, surveying his surroundings. He could see several miles in every

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Congressman's staff to visit

Members of Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith's staff will be available at the following locations to meet with citizens during October: Oct. 5: Norton city council chambers, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 10: Dickenson Center for Education & Research, 818 Happy Valley Dr., Clintwood, 10 a.m.-noon; Big Stone

COALFIELD.COM - 2017-09-23 00:00:00

Exchange Place Festival & Sassafras Supper

KINGSPORT - Exchange Place Living History Farm, 4812 Orebank Road, will hold its 46th annual Fall Folk Arts Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. This celebration of pioneer arts and crafts and the harvest season will feature artisans demonstrating and selling a

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2017-09-22 21:07:00

Roger Wolfe: Do you know what bugs me? Bugs!

If you have been outside recently, you have no doubt been accosted by any number of flying creatures to aggravate and annoy you. Possibly even felt the stinging itching as a result of them trying to make you their next meal. It seems this time of year those flying menaces are everywhere. Walk outsid

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Janet Crow: Scalloped Corn with Broccoli great for whole family

If you are looking for a new side dish for your family, I do hope that you try this one. It's my version of a scalloped corn dish that my Mama made when I was a child. She had a really hard time getting my brother and I to eat broccoli, so she would hide it in this casserole. We ate it every single

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00