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Jacksonville still in running for concert grant

Jacksonville is one of the Top 25 finalists in the Levitt AMP grant competition, putting it in line to win its third straight concert series. "We are so appreciative of the community support," Jacksonville Main Street Executive Director Judy Tighe said. "It is an important part of the grant process


Bannon-sponsored candidates often picked for Trump loyalty

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, speaks at the Macomb County Republican Party dinner in Warren, Mich. As Bannon drafts his team of challengers to the old guard, the new guard is increasingly aligned not by ideology, but by

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-11-24 08:36:50

Santa Claus is coming to town (x2)

Santa Claus greets a visitor to his home on the downtown Jacksonville square after the 2016 Santa Parade that escorted him into town for the season. Santa will return to his Jacksonville home on Friday, after this year's parade. Journal-Courier file People mill about Jacksonville's Central Park af


Family shares Turkey Day memories

Things were rather chaotic Wednesday at Philip and Kathy Langdon's home as the family prepared for yet another Thanksgiving Day feast. The day also was a time to reflect on Thanksgivings past and to give thanks for all the positive things in life. Kathy Langdon's father, Bill Tobin of Grapevine, Tex


Six arrested after heroin investigation

Jacksonville police efforts to fight the sale of heroin and other opiods paid off Tuesday when six people were arrested after police executed a search warrant about 7:30 p.m. at a home in the 700 block of Serenity Lane. "There is a growing concern nationwide about the use and abuse of opioids, inclu


Multiple individuals arrested for alleged distribution of heroin following months-long investigation

Four area residents are behind bars for the alleged distribution of heroin. A combined effort between Jacksonville Police, the Central Illinois Enforcement Group, and the Morgan County State's Attorney's Office has led to the arrest of six individuals, four of whom are charged with alleged delivery

WLDS.COM - 2017-11-22 18:42:26

Governor Duncan Association presents Holiday Gala Fest

An organization sup-porting one of the oldest historic sites in Jack-sonville will round up the year's activities with its annual Holiday Gala event to benefit the Governor Duncan Mansion on Tues-day, Dec. 5 at Hamilton's in Jacksonville. To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital editi

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-22 16:26:00

Heroin investigation leads to six arrests

An investigation by Jacksonville police into the distribution of heroin in the region has resulted in the arrest of six people. Those arrested after a search Tuesday night of a house on Serenity Lane remained in the Morgan County Jail on Wednesday morning. Police said the warrant was the result of a


PARIS TN: Sheriff's Department looking for man missing for months

Henry County Sheriff's Department officers are seeking help in finding a 44-year-old man who has not been seen for several months. Steven E. Loines, who formerly lived at 1011 Chickasaw Road in Paris, was involved in a vehicle pursuit in which he was a passenger several months ago. After the driver


PARIS TN: Juvenile charged with rape of child

More details have been released regarding the arrest of a Cooper Street woman Monday morning, including the inclusion of a rape charge against a juvenile male in connection with the case. Ashley Lynn Garrison, 36, of 706 Cooper St. was arrested about 11 a.m. Monday by Paris Police Investigator Sgt.


Paris Landing Inn to be demolished, rebuilt, state says

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The regionally-popular Paris Landing Inn on the Tennessee River (Kentucky Lake) in Buchanan, Tenn., is going to be demolished, and built back with a new design, state officials recently said. Officials for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation a

LEAF CHRONICLE - 2017-11-22 19:40:39

Melvin D. 'Buck' Ulrich Sr.

NASHVILLE - Melvin D. "Buck" Ulrich Sr., 75, passed away on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 24, from 5-8 p.m. at Spring Hill Funeral Home. Services will be held Saturday, Nov. 25, at 2 p.m. in the chapel at Spring Hill Funeral Home. Melvin was born to Henry and Leola Ulri


Girls Soccer Athlete of the Year: Lilly Strader

Lilly Strader has already torched her school's record book and committed to play collegiate soccer at Murray State University. She's also the Toyota of Hopkinsville Southern Pennyrile Girls Soccer Athlete of the Year for the third straight year - every season of her varsity career. Already looking a

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-11-24 02:26:00

Christmas Cantata to be presented at FUMC Dec. 3

MURRAY - The Chancel Choir of Murray's First United Methodist Church will perform its Christmas cantata, "The Song Heard 'Round the World," at the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday, Dec. 3. The choir will be accompanied by a chamber orchestra. "Christmas is a season for music and celebration," said Pam

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Legislation filed to raise state minimum wage

Messenger Inquirer A bill pre-filed in Frankfort would raise the minimum wage in Kentucky gradually over several years before capping it at $15 an hour by 2025. The bill was filed by Sen. Reginald Thomas, a Lexington Democrat. Thomas' bill -- which he also filed in 2016, although it was never heard

MESSENGER - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Lady Mustangs favored in Second District

Last season, McCracken County's girls basketball team was decimated by injuries and two bouts of the flu. But still, the Lady Mustangs managed to go undefeated in the Second District on the way to a successful district championship defense, making it as far as the First Region semifinals before losi

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-11-23 23:52:14

Local orthodontist doing life-changing work for free

PITTSFORD - Hundreds of children are smiling a little bigger this Thanksgiving thanks to a local dental practice. Get it Straight Orthodontics was the first practice in New York State to start the "Smile for a Lifetime" program. It offers free dental work to children and teens from low-income famili

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 02:16:00

Supreme Court case could open the door for sports betting in NY

Sports betting has been illegal in most of the United States for the last 25 years. But, now, there's a chance that could change. On December 4, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in an appeal filled by the state of New Jersey. They're attempting to prove the federal ban on sports betti

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-24 02:37:00

Political Roundup: Environmental groups thank Schumer

A letter signed by 160 organizations includes several based in Rochester/Finger Lakes A letter signed by 160 environmental groups thanks U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer "for putting the health and safety of our communities ahead of the White House's pro-polluter policies." Schumer is a Democrat and the U.S.

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 07:01:00

Eco Talk: The costs of deer overpopulation

We are now in what I refer to as "deer season." It is the time of year we see them quite active along the roadside, in woodlands and forests that dot our countryside and, unfortunately, dead on the shoulder of the road. I am hoping that no one reading this column will have the experience and expense

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-24 05:30:00