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Aces scrimmage at Hilltop Hysteria

MOUNT CARMEL - Before the season officially begins on Friday, the Mount Carmel Aces held their annual Hilltop Hysteria to kickoff the season. "It's a really neat event," said Mount Carmel coach Tyler Buss. "We wanted something to kind of kick the year off. It serves a lot of purposes. It gets the co


Hosting Thanksgiving? Some veteran Thanksgiving hosts rehearse the feast for peace of mind

AP Photo/Richard Drew | Ruthy Kirwan, of Percolate Kitchen, poses for a photo in her apartment kitchen, in the Queens borough of New York on Nov. 8. Before actors perform a play for an audience, they run a dress rehearsal to look for kinks that need fixing before the show opens. Traditional Thanksgi

VINCENNES SUN COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-21 05:00:00

Keeping up with the times: County pursuing upgrades to emergency communications systems

The county's emergency communications are on tap for some upgrades. E-911 director Debbie Schmidtknecht, who oversees central dispatch, told the county commissioners on Monday that she'd like to give the county's AT&T phone system an upgrade and refinance an existing loan that's set to be paid off i

VINCENNES SUN COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-21 05:00:00

2018 paving contract goes to different company

City officials have awarded a paving contract worth more than $830,000 to an Anderson-based company. The city's Board of Works last week awarded the city' paving contract - the fourth such contract in as many years - to E&B Paving. But it's the first time city engineer John Sprague has worked with t

VINCENNES SUN COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-21 05:00:00

VHA to replace doors at Bowman Terrace

Members of the Vincennes Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners on Monday voted to move forward with a major door replacement project at its oldest facility. Members elected to spend more than $306,000 to replace nearly 170 exterior doors on the units at Major Bowman Terrace, a facility on the c

VINCENNES SUN COMMERCIAL - 2017-11-21 05:00:00

News from Generations Area 13 Agency

ANGELWORX OPPORTUNITY Generations is looking for a part-time Volunteer Coordinator for our AngelWorx Program. If you are a "people-person" and enjoy coordinating projects and individuals, then our agency might be the perfect fit for you! Generations serves the six-county area of Daviess, Dubois, Gre

WASHINGTON TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-20 12:00:00

More plans taking shape for Sixth and Main

Sun-Commercial photo by Jenny McNeece | Crews with Kerns Excavating work Friday afternoon on a new historic depot-inspired parking lot at Sixth and Main streets. The project was pushed by members of INVin, a non-profit looking to bring more business to Main Street, and funded by the city's Redevelop


Early onslaught propels Lady Patriots

Class A No. 3 Rivet scored the game's first 21 points on its way to a rout of North Posey, 75-40, in a girls basketball game at Ralph Holscher Gymnasium on Saturday. Grace Waggoner led the Patriots (3-1) with 24 points. Tia Tolbert scored 12, Caroline Herman 10, and freshman reserve Lily Waggoner sc


Brooklyn man slashed his estranged wife's throat over a breakup text, friend says

Diane Russell (center) recalled at the murder trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court receiving a frightened call from Karen Ashley, 45, saying that Beresford was stalking her.(Jesse Ward/for New York Daily News) A Brooklyn man nearly decapitated his estranged wife because she "broke up with him over text,

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 23:56:02

Subway rider threatened to shoot police with AK-47: cops

A cop-hating Manhattan subway rider was caught on cellphone video threatening to take an AK-47 and bulletproof vest to an NYPD station house in Queens to fatally shoot officers, authorities said Tuesday. Samuel Palominos, 19, was on an F train around 14th Street and Sixth Avenue in Greenwich Village

NEW YORK POST - 2017-11-20 21:42:14

Readers sound of on Charles Manson, Ron Jeremy and Roy Moore

Fresh Meadows: Now that mass murderer Charles Manson has died, I hope that he will rot in the depths of Hades, for that is where he certainly deserves to go. The world will be a much better place now that this poor excuse for a human being is no longer with us. The heinous crimes of brutal murder t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Exclusive: Queens home invasion victim describes daughters' terrifying ordeal

Police are searching for a trio of home invaders who they believe struck two times in Queens over the weekend. In both cases, the suspects posed as deliverymen before ransacking one home and shooting the owner of another with a pellet or BB gun. The first incident happened just after 5 p.m. Saturday

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-20 10:57:49

Permits Filed For Ridgewood School Gym

PS 81 in Ridgewood. Photo courtesy of the city Department of Education Permits have been filed with the city's Department of Buildings to build a gym at PS 81 in Ridgewood The new single-story building is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's initiative to bring physical education spaces to all schools in

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-20 18:06:54

Townsend Harris Student Journalists Honored With Award

Staff Writer The intrepid student reporters at Townsend Harris High School, whose reporting last year attracted attention for highlighting alleged aggressive behavior by the school's interim acting principal, were awarded for their work last week. (l. to r.) Townsend Harris Classic Editor-In-Chief

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:58:24

City Council Passes Van Bramer's Street Safety Bills

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZ Following the 2013 death of Noshat Nahian near PS 152 on Northern Boulevard in Woodside, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) vowed to build on the city's Vision Zero Initiative to prevent further tragedies in western Queens. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) Two of V

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:34:59

Number of women accusing Catholic priest 'Father Pervert' of sex abuse now 30  

More than 30 victims now say they were abused by a Queens priest known by students as "Father Pervert," "The Pig" and "Lurch." Attorney Mitchell Garabedian says he is representing 34 women and one man who allege they were sexually abused by the Rev. Adam Prochaski between 1970 and 1994. Prochaski

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 01:06:12

Sparta cadet earns elite Civil Air Patrol award

Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Jacob Erdman LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - A Civil Air Patrol cadet from Sparta earned a top award this weekend at Volk Field Air National Guard Base. Jacob Erdman received the General Ira C. Eaker Award in front of more than 40 other Civil Air Patrol members from around the stat

NEWS8000.COM - 2017-11-20 20:13:44

No fishing during deer season

With no fish in sight, fishermen turn to hunting. The gun deer season is in full swing, said Don Roscovius, owner of Rosco's Live Bait, said. He reports brisk license sales but doesn't have a handle on how many deer are being shot. Online registration means few people swing by his business with thei

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 17:29:00

1950s Christmas display set for Monroe County Local History Room

While many of us are looking ahead to the holidays, some in our area are looking to the past. The Monroe County Local History Room in Sparta is hosting a 1950's Christmas display. While many of us are looking ahead to the holidays, some in our area are looking to the past. The Monroe County Local Hi


A hidden epidemic: More than 1 in 8 female high school students in La Crosse County reported being sexually assaulted in 2017

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Sexual assault is gaining attention on the national stage as more and more people call out celebrities, politicians and those in power. But the issue is more than just the #MeToo social media hashtag: It hits home fo