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Two arrested for home invasion

MT. VERNON - Two people were arrested in connection with a home invasion that happened Tuesday morning. Treva Miller, 24, of the 18000 block of East Fairfield Road, and Joseph Welch, 27, of the 1500 block of Dodds Street, were arrested by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office this week. Miller and W

REGISTER-NEWS - 2017-11-17 21:59:00

Schools districts are searching for teachers

School officials here and across the state are finding it harder to find qualified candidates to fill teaching positions. It's particularly noticeable in foreign language and other specialized areas, local superintendents say. As of October, there were nearly 1,000 unfilled teaching positions across

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 23:30:14

Occupant restraint patrols conducted in Cumberland County

EFFINGHAM (JG-TC) -- Illinois State Police District 12 announced the results of Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols that were held in Effingham and Cumberland counties during November. District 12 reported that these patrols provided extra coverage for the state police so officers could focus on


Things Back to Normal at EHS After Evacuation

Things were getting back to normal at Effingham High School after an evacuation at mid-morning Friday due to smoke in the building. Effingham Fire Chief Joe Holomy said an examination of the building determined the source of the smoke was a ceiling fan motor in the B wing hallway at EHS. The area is

THEXRADIO.COM - 2017-11-17 19:34:00

City's Christmas Decorating Contest Getting Underway

The City of Effingham and the Effingham Convention & Visitors Bureau have announced the fourth annual holiday light competition "Holiday Lights & Festive Sights" for the 2017 holiday season! The organizers encourage you to decorate your residence or business to help spread holiday cheer and welcome

THEXRADIO.COM - 2017-11-17 18:21:00

Edwards County JV Scholastic Bowl team takes first place

The Edwards County JV Scholastic Bowl team finished 5-0 in SIAC play last Thursday night, winning the November tournament. The Lions were led by the double threat of Jack Krouse with 29 toss-ups and Aaron Brown with 20 on the night. Edwards County started the tournament, hosted by Herrin High School

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-17 15:48:00

Edwards County FFA Places Third at Section 23 Ag Sales CDE

BY KATELYN ROTHROCK Edwards County FFA Reporter On Monday, Nov. 6, the Edwards County FFA Chapter traveled to Wabash Valley College to compete in the Section 23 Ag Sales CDE. Members representing Edwards County included: Peyton Fallen, Jordan Fritchley, Kyler Jefferson, and Dominic Harris. Jace Rect

NAVIGATORJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-17 15:48:00

Lakeview nursing students receive scholarships

DANVILLE -- Lakeview College of Nursing in Danville and Charleston awarded numerous scholarships for the fall 2017 semester. The following local students have received awards: Kaylee Beals of Neoga received the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship. Katelyn Duckett of Shelbyville received the Mr. & Mrs. Leroy


Ladybirds basketball off to 2-0 start

The El Campo Ladybirds basketball is off to the races with a 2-0 start. The Ladybirds opened the season with a road win over Industrial and then a big home win over Bellville this past Tuesday. "All and all, I'm very happy with the 2-0 start. I hope we can keep going and push forward," Head Coach Ga

EL CAMPO LEADER-NEWS - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

Mauldine Lamar (Stuessel) Schubert

Mauldine Lamar (Stuessel) Schubert, 81, of Sealy, Texas, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at her home. She was born Nov. 4, 1935, in Cat Spring, Texas, the daughter of Theodore Ted and Annie (Bender) Stuessel. Mauldine grew up and attended schools in the Cat Spring area, graduating from Sealy Hig

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Program seeks to train residents in CPR

The American Heart Association is seeking to train residents in northwest Harris County how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation through its Anytime CPR program. The Tomball Regional Health Foundation gifted the association approximately $87,000 as part of a grant train 3,000 residents how to pe


FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears

In this Nov. 17, 2017, photo, the cover page of a FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is photographed in Washington. The report is stirring fears of a return to practices of the Civil Rights era, when the agency notoriously spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws.

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-18 16:24:51

Trump administration takes a step toward closing PLO office

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press Updated 2:35 am, Saturday, November 18, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration has put the Palestinians on notice that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, pot

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-18 08:33:00

Navy issues apology for giant sky penis

A pilot took liberty with his flight pattern Thursday and left behind a giant penis in the sky over Okanogan County, Washington. The Navy issued an apology after several tweets and videos showing the phallic design went viral. "The Navy holds its aircrew to the highest standards, and we find this

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-17 19:27:11

Tax overhaul faces tough Senate battle

WASHINGTON - A tax overhaul passed by the U.S. House could face thorny problems in the Senate. The Senate is expected to take up the tax bill when it returns from the Thanksgiving holiday. The House passed the bill last Thursday on a 227-205 party-line vote. It would be the biggest revamping of the

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-11-18 18:00:00

Five elected to EDF board

Five directors have been elected to the Brenham Economic Development Foundation board. Three current directors were re-elected to serve another term: Tee Dippel of Brenham National Bank, Mike Hopkins Jr. of Mike Hopkins Distributing Company and Barney Loesch of Thrivent Financial. Two newcomers to t

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-11-18 17:57:00

Job totals rise across Mid-Hudson, Catskills

Almost all the counties in the Mid-Hudson and Catskills experienced solid job growth during the 12-month period ending Oct. 31, new state statistics show. Ulster County added 600 nonfarm jobs, a gain of 1 percent, during the period, while the Dutchess-Putnam Metropolitan Division, which comprises al


Man sentenced in fatal drunk-driving crash

KINGSTON - A Town of Saugerties man was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison Thursday in Ulster County Court, following his guilty plea for a drunk-driving crash on Route 32 that killed his passenger. When he pleaded guilty Nov. 2, John Playford, 22, admitted he caused Jacob Sweeney's death Jan.

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-18 02:00:29

History resurfaced: Film tells story of Great Sacandaga Lake

Charlie Kraebel -- ckraebel@digitalfirstmedia.com The Conklingville Dam is shown facing the Stewart's Bridge Reservoir in Hadley, which eventually empties into Sacandaga River and then flows into the Hudson River. By Paul Post, The Saratogian EDINBURG, N.Y. >> Centuries of local history, along w

SARATOGIAN - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Green, sustainable drives inventors

Nachman Kaul-Seidman flipped a switch and his invention clicked and hummed away, etching an image on a sheet of paper. The X-Y Plotter is a printer - a mishmash of hardware - based off a salvaged inkjet printer and topped off with wires and a Raspberry Pi, built around the theme of repurposing. MINI

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-18 20:51:49