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Handbook change a victory for Terpenning

The school will add the line "Special considerations will be given to students with health or religious reasons." WEST BURLINGTON - A West Burlington High School freshman's fight to change school dress code is nearly finished. The West Burlington School Board will vote Monday on whether to approve a

HAWK EYE - 2017-12-16 02:32:09

Woman charged in August shooting waives preliminary hearing

QUINCY -- The Burlington, Iowa, woman charged in connection with an August shooting in downtown Quincy waived her right to a preliminary hearing Friday in Adams County Circuit Court. Ashley N. Wilson, 29, will be arraigned Jan. 26 on charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm and reckless discha

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2017-12-15 20:10:01

Todd Allan "Bubba" Cosby

Todd Allan "Bubba" Cosby, 35, Donnellson, formerly New London, died Sunday, December 10, 2017. Friends may call after Noon Tuesday, December 19 at Elliott Chapel.The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00. A memorial service will follow at 7:00 ... Todd Allan "Bubba" Cosby, 35, Donnellson, forme

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-12-15 08:00:00

New London girls' b-ball picks up first win

ELDON - The New London girls' basketball team picked up their first win of the season on Tuesday night, topping Cardinal 49-40 in SEISC South Division play. The Tiger defense shut the Comets down in the first ... ELDON - The New London girls' basketball team picked up their first win of the season o


McCarty to receive state honor

Judy McCarty was pursuing a degree to become a physical education teacher at Iowa Wesleyan College. Golf was the furthest thing from her mind. She had never picked up a golf club before, let alone tried to play a round. But one of her assignments at the Mount Pleasant school was to teach a class in


Forensic psychologist testifies at Trane trial

KEOKUK - A Harvard-educated forensic psychologist testified Friday at the sexual abuse trial of Benjmanin Trane that sexual predators and their victims cross all sections of society from violent rapists to people in positions of authority. Dr. Anna Satler, a world-renown psychologist, author and edu

HAWK EYE - 2017-12-16 04:40:07

Curtis Jones pleads not guilty in bail bondsman slaying

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Mount Pleasant man accused of fatally shooting an Iowa City bail bondsman in April has pleaded not guilty. Curtis C. Jones, 41, entered the plea Thursday, online court records show. Jones has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of 34-year-old Jona

IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN - 2017-12-15 15:00:50

Kirkwood Community College names new president

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Dr. Lori Sundberg, the current president of Carl Sandburg College, is set to be named the next president of Krikwood Community College. Sundberg shared the news on her Facebook page and Twitter account late Wednesday night that she had accepted the position that i


Fort Stewart soldier dies from live-fire training injuries

A 3rd Infantry Division soldier who was hospitalized Dec. 6 after a live-fire training accident died from his injuries Tuesday in an off-post hospital, according to an Army release. Sgt. Michael Trask was taken to a Savannah hospital after being injured during an evening training event at Fort Ste


Small aircraft makes hard landing at Fort Stewart

FORT STEWART, Ga. - According to Fort Stewart Public Affairs Officer, Kevin Larson, a small private aircraft was involved in a hard landing on the air strip located on the installation. The pilot was able too safely exit the plane and was transported too Memorial University Medical Center in Savanna


Pilot injured during hard landing at Fort Stewart

A pilot is being treated at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah after the plane he was flying was involved in a hard landing. It happened around 8:45 a.m. Thursday morning. Officials at Fort Stewart say a small private aircraft was involved in a hard landing on the airstrip of Wright Army


Flu season prompts hospitals to make visitor restrictions

Cold weather and flu season have combined to make more people ill this time of year. Some hospitals are trying to keep it from spreading inside their walls by telling people to keep it away from patients. If you haven't had the flu already this season, you probably know someone who has. The flu sea

WTOC.COM - 2017-12-15 22:49:07

Uber Driver Raped 16-Year-Old Girl: Police | Patch PM

Share-worthy stories from the Georgia Patch network to talk about tonight: An Uber driver was arrested by the Gwinnett County Police Dec. 14 after a 16-year-old girl said he raped her a few days earlier somewhere along South Norcross Tucker Road in between Jimmy Carter Boulevard and Old Norcross Tuc


Richmond Hill Police credit clerk's action for credit card theft bust

Richmond Hill police said a clerk's quick action helped them get suspected credit card thieves off the streets. Yoel Garcia and Maibelyn Peraza are charged with having more than 60 stolen credit cards in their possession. The woman working looked at the receipt and the card and realized something wa

WTOC.COM - 2017-12-15 17:49:58

Home damaged by fire in Bloomingdale

A Bloomingdale family is without a home after a fire broke out Wednesday night. Both Bloomingdale and Pooler Fire departments responded to the home in the 1400 block of Bloomingdale Road. Authorities say the fire was caused by an electrical issue, and burned the outside of the mobile home. No injuri


ECSO investigating home invasion, armed robbery

The Evans County Sheriff's Office is investigating a home invasion and an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday and Thursday. Anyone with information regarding the following instances should contact ECSO immediately. On Wednesday, Dec. 13, in the middle of the night, a resident in Scott's Creek T

CLAXTONENTERPRISE.COM - 2017-12-15 16:06:58

Luigi's Italian Ristorante opens in downtown Mattoon

MATTOON -- The new Luigi's Italian Ristorante is offering fresh-made pasta, pizza, and more in downtown Mattoon. Brothers Eddie and Massimo Elezi, both originally from Venice, Italy, opened their restaurant on Saturday at 1610 Broadway Ave., a storefront that was previously home to Bidwell's. They a


Mattoon library to host youth chess activity

MATTOON (JG-TC) -- The Mattoon Public Library's youth chess club is scheduled to meet from 10-11 a.m. Saturday in the second-floor activity room at the library, 1600 Charleston Ave. The club is open to youths ages second through eighth grade. More information is available by calling the library at 2


No boil order in effect now in Mattoon

MATTOON (JG-TC) -- A boil order for a portion of the city ended early this morning, and none of Mattoon now is under any boil order. Mike Johnson, Public Works assistant superintendent, noted this morning that tests on water in a section of the west side of town were good in the wake of a water main


Glancing Back: Dec. 16-18

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. 100 years ago, Dec. 16, 1917 Sunday. No paper. 50 years ago, 1967 MATTOON -- Joseph W. Schilling of Mattoon was the successful bidder Friday when offers to purchase the 40 acres of land immediately north of the site