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Perry Man Thankful to be Alive After Motorcycle Accident

DES MOINES, Iowa - A helmet and a protective jacket are the only things that Perry resident Tony Tice says saved his life. Tice was riding his motorcycle home from work on Monday when he hit a deer that jumped onto the road. He's now recovering from his injuries in the hospital. The impact sent him

WHO-TV - 2017-11-23 21:33:38

City Council discusses yard waste, projects

On Monday, Nov. 20, Perry's City Council met for a regular-scheduled bi-monthly meeting. All council members were present during the meeting except for At-Large Dean Berkland. The following resolutions were discussed and approved during the meeting. Adjustment in Yard Waste, new extension to burning


AJ's: Here for the Community

A.J.'s Grocery sits on Woodward's main drag as the sole grocery store in town. Owners Ashvin and wife Varsha Patel operate the store by themselves. "It's tough to be in competition with the bigger stores," said Ashvin Patel, owner. "It's easy to find help here in Woodward with the school kids, but j

ADELNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 06:01:00

Russell Abstract sees changes through more than 100 years

Editor's Note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Russell Abstract is the only title company operating in Dallas County. There are currently four title companies in Dallas County, according to the Iowa Land Title Association, including Bill Blue and Associates in Des Moines, Io


Waukee approves rezoning for proposed movie theater

The Waukee City Council approved a first reading on a rezoning ordinance on Monday, Nov. 20 to make way for the proposed movie theater along Hickman Road between Dartmour Drive and Westgate Drive. The area in question will be rezoned to C-1B, which is due to the square footage of the building being


Shooting reported outside apartment in Des Moines' northwest side

Des Moines police are investigating a report of two shots fired outside of an apartment building on the city's northwest side Wednesday. Around 5 p.m., police received a call regarding an active shooter outside 2100 26th Street. When they arrived, they were unable to find any shell casings or proper


Photos: Student's facial syndrome doesn't slow her art

Haley Anderson is a Boone High School senior born with the rare Treacher Collins syndrome, shown here Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at the high school. Her art portfolio earned her an art scholarship at a local private college but shes undecided yet. Her mother just hopes that when she releases her into t


Man arrested after leading police in standoff on south side

Police were at the scene of a standoff situation Thursday afternoon near South Union Street and Leland Avenue in Des Moines. Authorities surrounded a house just after 3:30 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Union Street after someone inside called 911. Des Moines police Sgt. Paul Parizek said the call

KCCI.COM - 2017-11-23 23:11:00

Shop Small: Spending money here at home is good for our community

Well, it's here. Thanksgiving was Thursday and yesterday was "Black Friday," a day that some dread and others welcome with anticipation. We know some of our readers were out shopping on Friday and took full advantage of the bargains available in Texarkana stores. Others stayed far away from the traf

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-25 01:40:34

Little revenue to fix streets in Arkansas

A city official recently made clear how little funding is available to spend on Texarkana, Ark., streets. Public Works Director Jeff Whitten told a Nov. 14 meeting of the Joint Texarkana Community Committee that all the resources now available to him would pay to replace only a few miles of roadway

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-25 05:54:12

Area children can write to Santa Claus

Main Street Texarkana and the Texarkana Gazette are sponsoring Letters to Santa for area youngsters. "Letters to Santa" gives children a chance to write to Santa and get a letter back. Santa's Express Mail box can be found in the lobby of the Gazette and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-25 05:54:01

Delay not bad, director reasons

The delay of a feasibility study to determine if the water level could be raised on Wright Patman Lake could be a positive thing, according to Liz Fazio Hale, executive director/CEO of Riverbend Water Resources District. "I'm not surprised," she said of the pause in the study being performed by the

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 04:24:57

Device lets rescuers fire on all cylinders

This promotional photo shows a thermal imaging camera. (Photo courtesy MSA) Seeing the invisible is now a lot easier for Texas-side firefighters, thanks to a recent equipment donation. Texarkana, Texas, Fire Department recently bought 11 thermal imaging cameras with grant funding from the ArkLaTex

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 04:24:52

Four States exhibit up at A&M

The many talented artists involved with the Four States Regional Art Club show their work at an exhibition now up at Texas A&M-University's John F. Moss Library. Displayed through Dec. 15, the exhibit features member work in several different categories, including animal, abstract, floral, genre, la

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 02:32:17

Nutcracker: Christmas dreams brought to life

Roughly 200 local dancers will be on stage as they re-create "The Nutcracker," the timeless ballet about a girl's Christmas Eve dreams, with four shows on Dec. 1-3. (Submitted photo) A beloved classic for the Texarkana Christmas season, "The Nutcracker" presented by Texarkana Community Ballet brin

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 02:32:15

Feed store an active business with touch of nostalgia

In its 79th year, Atlanta's Newkirk Feed Store is saying Merry Christmas and showing Santa Claus arriving on a tractor-all in bright red, green and white LED lights on the side of a huge feeder tank. John and Jocilyn Newkirk have always enjoyed putting holiday lights somewhere on the business their


Oconee deputies looking for help finding missing police dog

Oconee County Sheriff's Office deputies called off a Thanksgiving Day search for missing police dog Jak. The Belgian Malinois has one eye, is 10 years old and is a reddish blond dog with some graying on the snout. Jak was discovered missing Thanksgiving morning around 8:30 a.m. He was last seen on O

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-11-24 07:50:51

Toddler dies after closing neck in window of Ford F-350

A Laurens County toddler was killed in a freak accident after the power window of a Ford F-350 closed on his neck, Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said. McCarson Allen Porter, 2, of Clinton, died in the hospital Wednesday night despite efforts to revive him, Addis said. McCarson's father had been

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-24 21:09:21

Toddler killed after power window of father's truck closes on his neck, coroner says

A toddler from Laurens County was killed when the power window of his father's work truck closed on his neck, Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said Friday. The incident, which happened Wednesday night in Seneca, was ruled an accident, Addis said. McCarson Allen Porter, 2, of Clinton, was pronounced

WYFF4.COM - 2017-11-24 20:00:00

A tax plan from hell, or somewhere close to it

First, an announcement: My buddy Allen Senn and I have decided to drop the term "Redneck" from the name of our two-man think tank, as it doesn't seem like quite the right image for us. We were thinking maybe "Southern-Fried" would be better but have decided for the time-being just to call it the Pi

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-24 12:00:06