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Fairfield girls dominate Iowa City Liberty 54-28

Fairfield jumped out to a quick lead against Iowa City Liberty, and extended their advantage to double-digits by the half, 31-15. The 5'10 junior Malory Jones says, "We got our confidence up a little bit, and now we're ready for the season." Fairfield jumped out to a quick lead against Iowa City Lib

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-11-22 17:04:50

Fairfield boys' basketball team scrimmages Cardinal at jamboree

The Fairfield boys' basketball team started the week with a 6 a.m. practice Monday, and finished the day some 14 hours later with a 42-6 half scrimmage victory over Cardinal. Austin Simpson and Collin Breen each had eight points. Breen and Waugh each ... The Fairfield boys' basketball team started t


How to break teenagers of their smartphone addiction

To the editor: The problem of cellphone/smartphone use among children has been thoroughly explored. We may even get tired of talking about it. Why? Because there are rarely any useful answers to the problem - practical, useful and realistic ... To the editor: The problem of cellphone/smartphone use

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-11-22 19:46:45

Why not locally sourced ornaments?

I was shocked and dismayed to read in the Nov. 16 Ledger that a $6,000 snowman was purchased from a catalog by the chamber for the downtown holiday display. Chamber people, what were you thinking? Fairfield has been working so hard to ... I was shocked and dismayed to read in the Nov. 16 Ledger that

VILLAGESOUP.COM - 2017-11-22 19:15:10

Jury deliberating in trial of Waterloo man accused of threatening Sen. Joni Ernst

CEDAR RAPIDS - Federal Bureau of Investigation agents testified Tuesday that a Waterloo man admitted to sending three tweets "that could be perceived as threatening" to U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst in August. Special Agent Thomas Reinwart testified in U.S. ... CEDAR RAPIDS - Federal Bureau of Investigation


Evergreen Cemetery receives $20,000 anonymous donation

The board of directors of the Fairfield Evergreen Cemetery Association announced recently it has received an anonymous pledge of up to $20,000 in the form of a matching grant to support the cemetery. Efforts are now underway to match the $20,000 gift ... The board of directors of the Fairfield Everg


Female doctors adjust lives to accommodate home

(Reuters Health) - Female physicians are more likely to make professional adjustments to accommodate their responsibilities at home, according to a new study. In particular, male doctors tend to have more help at home for childcare or elder care, the ... (Reuters Health) - Female physicians are more


Americans talk turkey, not politics or football at Thanksgiving table

WEST DES MOINES - Fewer Americans will talk about politics or football at the Thanksgiving table this year, while 96 percent of those dinners will still feature turkey. According to the 2017 Meyocks Thanksgiving Survey 1, 36 percent of Americans say ... WEST DES MOINES - Fewer Americans will talk ab


Hit-and-run crash ruins business owner's Thanksgiving

VICTORVILLE - Thanksgiving Day was marred by misfortune for one Old Town business owner after a hit-and-run crash the night before left her storefront in shambles. Alyssa Amaro, owner of Alafia Event Center, spent Thursday's early-morning hours surveying damage to her party-rental establishment whi

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-24 02:30:38

From joy to sorrow: Woman remembers day she met Johnny Unitas, learned President Kennedy had been killed

HESPERIA - Linda McGuyer is celebrating the 54th anniversary of the day she was swept away by euphoria only to be plunged into grief by the news that President John F. Kennedy had been killed. "It was the most confusing and exciting day of my life," McGuyer said. "It was also the most devastating."

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-22 17:26:20

Fontana man, 3 teens busted in Victorville for collecting $800 for child's phony funeral

A Fontana man and three other teens were busted Wednesday in Victorville after deputies learned they managed to scam motorists out of $800 for a child's phony funeral, San Bernardino County sheriff's officials said. Victorville sheriff's deputies received several calls Wednesday afternoon about a gr

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-24 01:24:03

Duo connected to multi-car theft spree arrested; officials warn against leaving vehicles running, unattended

HESPERIA - Authorities arrested a man and woman who reportedly stole several vehicles during a two-day crime spree. Eduardo Soto, 26, of Hesperia, and Regina Renee Deleon, 36, of Victorville, were arrested after San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department officials linked them to a rash of vehicle th

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-22 21:50:52

Suspect at large after officer-involved shooting Tuesday

VICTORVILLE - Authorities are continuing to investigate an officer-involved shooting at a WinCo store here Tuesday evening. Details are scarce, but San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol officials confirmed an off-duty CHP officer opened fire on a suspect at the Win

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2017-11-23 01:03:05

More than 260 local students participate in STEM conference

Schools in Hesperia, Apple Valley, Victorville, Helendale, Adelanto, Lucerne Valley, Trona and from the Antelope Valley participated in this year's program. Staff reports More than 260 local students and advisers recently participated in the 10th annual Youth Environmental Leadership Conference and


Vehicle crashes into building in old town Victorville

(submitted photo) VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) A vehicle crashed into a building along the 15500 block of 7th Street in in Old Town Victorville late Wednesday night. It happened at about 10:00 p.m. when a white Lexus sedan traveling northbound on 7th Street lost control and crashed. The male dri

VVNG.COM - 2017-11-23 09:01:05

Off-duty CHP officer fires two shots at alleged assault, hit-and-run suspect in Victorville

Authorities are looking for a man who allegedly tried to assault an off-duty California Highway Patrol officer, who fired two shots at him in Victorville before the suspect fled, San Bernardino County Sheriff's officials said Wednesday. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon about 4:30 p.m. when th

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUN - 2017-11-23 05:12:16

Ben Rowan: From Brookville to Broadway

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Actor, dancer, choreographer, music director Benjamin Rowan has performed around the world but his journey began on the stage in Brookville. Rowan recently returned to his apartment in New York City after a stay in Punta Cana. Rowan was working with producers at Nickelodeon to creat

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2017-11-23 14:48:00

Merry Christmas! No water rate hikes

BROOKVILLE - Brookville Municipal Authority customers can give thanks this week for an early Christmas present they are receiving - no increase in their water or sewage rates in the new year. At the November meeting of the authority the finance committee presented the proposed budgets for both depar

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2017-11-23 15:38:00

County faces many questions in 2018 budegt

BROOKVILLE - The Jefferson County Commissioners have begun preparing the budget for 2018 but will not have a preliminary budget ready for public display until Nov. 28. "We will be done by Friday with the meetings with the department heads," said Commissioner Jeff Pisarcik. "We will be attending the

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2017-11-23 14:32:00

Dollar General Continues Construction on Three Sites in Clarion County

Strattanville Dollar General The decision to add three more Dollar General Stores in Clarion County originated from the store's corporate plan. "Dollar General's philosophy is we're trying to serve rural communities, and we're typically trying to target customers within a three to five-mile radius o

EXPLORECLARION.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00