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Restaurant Report Card: Fast food joints

WSIL -- This week many people will be busy preparing for Thursday's Thanksgiving feasts. So cooking at home isn't always an option. Today we're checking out fast food scores from around the region. In Benton. the Franklin County inspector gave Arby's a 94. Hardee's was a point lower. The Subway on G

WSIL TV - 2017-11-20 17:09:00

Award-winning songwriters' ideas come from life, playing Jacoby Arts Center

Tia McGraff, right, and Tommy Parham are award-winning songwriters and experts at their craft. Both play acoustic guitar. Parham also provides background vocals and McGraff adds the piano. For The Telegraph If you go: What: Tia McGraff, Tommy Parham perform "Listen, It's Christmas" concert When:

TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-21 18:59:32

Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died. A spokesman for Tillis, Don Murry Grubbs, said Tillis died early Sunday at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Flor

NEWS-DEMOCRAT

High school sports scoreboard for Monday, Nov. 20

Bellvl. East 16 7 12 22 - 57 Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digital newspaper and more. Jerseyville 3 24 8 18 - 53 Belleville East (57): Jaylen Lacey 16, Isaiah May 10, Jordan Yates 10, Riley Barnes 6, Clayton Hughes 6, Kienen Waller 5, Alex Smith 2, Karson Vau

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-21 18:23:00

Illinois State Police plan to place a trooper every 20 miles on Interstate 57

WSIL -- A busy day on the roads will be a busy day for Illinois State Police as well. "We're putting all hands on deck," Illinois State Police Trooper Joey Watson said. There will be a trooper every 20 miles on Interstate 57 Wednesday, hoping to keep people safe. "With 40,000 people traveling in the

WSIL TV - 2017-11-22 03:19:00

Investigators searching for cause in Johnston City fire

JOHNSTON CITY -- Johnston City investigators are working to find the cause of an early morning house fire. It happened around 1:00 a.m. Monday morning at a home in the 700 block of West 5th street. Crews responded after getting a call about the back half of the home being on fire. Everyone got out,

WSIL TV - 2017-11-21 02:35:00

Johnston City man sentenced on meth offenses

A Johnston City man was sentenced Monday to federal prison on methamphetamine offenses, according to a news release from Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois. Julian V. Rodriguez, 22, who had previously pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute mor

THE SOUTHERN - 2017-11-20 21:34:00

Early morning fire damages Johnston City house

JOHNSTON CITY -- Crews in Johnston City had to return to the scene of an early morning house fire. The first call went out around 1 a.m. Monday. That fire happened in the 700 block of East 5th Street. Firefighters tell News 3 that two people inside the house got out without any injuries. The fire t

WSIL TV - 2017-11-20 16:36:00

Whitley Area Retired Teachers Association (WARTA) conducts Annual School Supply Drive

Retired Teachers distributed supplies to the Central Intermediate Family Resource Center. Pictured with WARTA member David Higginbotham (left) are students Kaden Powers, Cooper Prewitt, Caden Rose, Jenna Prewitt, FRC Director Angie Baker, and Principal Susan Brashear. Photo submitted. Members of the

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-21 21:25:10

Daniel "Don" Cuel Sr.

Daniel "Don" Cuel, Sr., 76, of Jellico, TN passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at his home. He was born August 7, 1941 in Campbell County, TN. He was preceded in death by his son, Craig Keith Cuel; father, Jovina Mano Cuel; mother, Janie Lay Cuel; brother, Joe Cuel; sister, Hazel Brock. He is sur

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-21 20:06:14

Ivey scores 23 against Scott in loss

HUNTSVILLE - Despite some big performances, the Jellico High School boys team came away from a basketball-filled Saturday with three losses to three bigger schools. If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive un

LAFOLLETTE PRESS - 2017-11-21 19:57:00

WCHS hosting free community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesday

Local residents will have the chance to enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal Wednesday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Whitley County High School thanks to the efforts of several volunteers. Several volunteers will once again be serving up a free community Thanksgiving meal Wednesday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. The pu

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-22 01:40:00

Black Friday preparation is year-round event for business

CORBIN - Black Friday is the Super Bowl Sunday of the retail industry. Whether you enjoy the day dashing in and out of stores, shopping till you drop or a day at home eating leftovers there are countless employees in retail stores working hard to make sure shoppers can purchase everything on their w

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 06:20:00

COLLISION COURSE: After regional championship victory over Powell County, Corbin traveling to face Louisville Central in state semifinals

After hosting games in the first two weeks of the 2017 Class 3A state championship playoffs, the Corbin Redhounds had to go on the road last week to play for a regional championship in Powell County. It didn't matter, though, as the Hounds would win easily, 50-14, to improve to 12-1 on the season.

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2017-11-21 21:50:33

11th annual Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving morning

WILLIAMSBURG - If you're looking for an excuse to indulge in that extra slice of grandma's pecan pie, why not get your Thanksgiving started with a healthy run/walk. The 11th annual Turkey Trot will take place at 9 a.m. in Williamsburg Thanksgiving Day and benefits a worthy cause. The proceeds from t

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 05:04:00

Jellico Police Dispatcher And Fireman Face Drug Charges: Report

JELLICO, TN - A Jellico Police dispatcher and firefighter faces charges of selling drugs following a year-long undercover narcotics investigation. Campbell County Sheriff Robbie Goins said that as of Monday morning his department had started arresting nearly 40 drug offenders. The arrests are based

PATCH - 2017-11-20 22:20:52

Developer eyes townhomes for San Luis

The checkered area in this zoning map shows the site of a townhome subdivision that developer Nieves Riedel homes to bring to San Luis, Ariz.LOANED PHOTO SAN LUIS, Ariz. - A San Luis developer is seeking rezoning of land on city's north side to develop a subdivision of townhomes designed for young c

YUMA DAILY SUN

Native Grill & Wings restaurant closes its doors

YUMA, Ariz. - The Native Grill & Wings restaurant closed its doors over the weekend after announcing it on their Facebook page. The restaurant announced they had officially closed their doors on Sunday evening on their Facebook page. We made calls to their corporate office but they never returned ou

KYMA.COM - 2017-11-21 02:57:41

Boy, 10, dies after neck gets tangled in swing set chain

A family is in mourning after a 10-year-old boy died in a tragic accident on a neighborhood playground. When officers responded to a Jacksonville, FL, park at 6:15 p.m. ET Friday, they found 10-year-old NaShon Green unresponsive. NaShon, his mother and the boy's three siblings - ages, 9, 6 and 4 - w

KYMA.COM - 2017-11-21 01:56:07

Jury selection begins for restaurant shooter's trial

Jury selection got underway Tuesday in Yuma County Superior Court in the trial of the San Luis man who, with the help of children, fled to Mexico after he allegedly shot and killed another man three years ago outside the entrance of a Yuma restaurant. Modesto Cortes-Serrillo, who is represented by a

YUMA DAILY SUN - 2017-11-22 00:28:00