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'Justice League' less than a flop, but not nearly a hoot

The new superhero team movie, "Justice League," begins with a threat to the world. No kidding. The story's supernatural villain is named Steppenwolf (played here by the great Ciaran Hinds). Now, remember the Dorothy Parker doggerel: "Manhattan is an island/Manhattan is a drink/Manhattan is a Kansas

MANHATTAN MERCURY - 2017-11-21 22:00:00

Toys for Tots applications, donations accepted

Volunteers have set out boxes around Chanute to accept toys and donated items, and the store will open Nov. 30 at Blessed Hope, formerly Hutton Elementary School, 600 S. Ashby, Chanute. Families who wish to receive assistance can pick up applications at the Toys for Tots store, by calling (620) 212-

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 03:53:00

Christmas in the Park lights to go on

Volunteers have been working since the start of November to get the annual Christmas in the Park display ready for after Thanksgiving. The drive-through light display in Katy Park is in its ninth year. Volunteer Martha McCoy said the lights will actually be on tonight, since the city employees are o

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 03:52:00

O'Malley: We need to do better

Ed O'Malley, Republican gubernatorial candidate, was in Chanute Friday for an informal meeting with community leaders. One of 11 declared candidates for the Republican nomination thus far, O'Malley is running on a centrist platform of changing the current government culture in Topeka. "The culture


Boil water advisory rescinded for Allen County Rural Water District 16

TOPEKA - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for Allen County Rural Water District 16 in Allen County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate pressur


Playwright works with LCHS students

In the span of a couple of minutes for each, Yarchun challenged the students with a number of fast-paced writing exercises, pushing their creative thinking. The opportunity to work with Yarchun in learning how to write plays is one the students will not soon forget. "I'm teaching them playwriting. W

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-22 03:27:00

Thayer woman uninjured, Wichita couple life-flighted in separate crashes

A Thayer woman escaped injury in a two-vehicle collision with a deer Wednesday, the Labette County Sheriff reported. An unknown vehicle was southbound on US-169 a half-mile south of 27000 road in Labette County when it collided with a deer at 7:23 am Wednesday and knocked it into the path of a 2016


Council Intends To Negotiate Contract With Sheriff's Office

City & County To Discuss Law Enforcement Contract In Special Meeting Tuesday Eureka city councilmembers agreed last week at their regular meeting that they will not accept the city's contract with the Greenwood County Sheriff's Office as-written for 2018. Instead, they will ask the Sheriff's Offic

EUREKAHERALD.COM - 2017-11-21 13:44:27

Madaline D. Hodge, 94, of Clayton

Madaline D. Hodge, 94, passed away at her home in Clayton on Sunday, November 19, 2017. She was born on Grindstone Island September 20, 1923, daughter of Erwin and Emma Putnam Dodge and she attended Clayton schools. On November 21, 1942 she married Merton W. Hodge at Trinity Episcopal Church, Watert

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-21 20:33:00

Chaumont man charged with DWI

WATERTOWN - State police charged Joshua J. Jenkins, 27, of Chaumont, with driving while intoxicated, speeding, moving from a lane unsafely and a seat belt violation at 7:24 p.m. Monday on State Route 37 in Pamelia. His blood alcohol content was not reported. State law says a BAC of 0.08 percent or

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-23 01:16:00

Alleged Pot Deal Ends In Shooting & Accident

A drug deal gone bad in the town of Hammond last week and a shooting that followed ended with three people taken to a hospital and one person in jail. State police say 18 year old Vincent Adams of Redwood lost control of his van on November 13 after 18 year old Christian Johnston of Hammond allegedl

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-22 18:21:00

Harold L. VanDresar, 84, of Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay, NY - Harold L. VanDresar, 84, lifelong resident of Alexandria Bay, passed away Saturday afternoon at Samaritan Summit Village, in Watertown. He was born May 28, 1933 in Alexandria Bay, son of Clifford A. and Edna VanDresar. He graduated from Alexandria Central School. He served in th


Alden J. LaClair, 86, of Pamelia

PAMELIA - Alden J. LaClair, 86, of Co. Rt. 16, passed away Sunday morning November 19, 2017 at home, surrounded by family while under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County. Born on May 1, 1931 in the town of Worth, he was one of four boys of Harold and Rosa Lapp LaClair. He was a graduate of Water

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-21 20:28:00

Mrs. Anna C. Smith, 83, of Winthrop

BRASHER - Mrs. Anna C. Smith, 83, a resident of LBSH and previously longtime resident of County Route 49, Winthrop, peacefully passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Anna was born July 12, 1934 in Massena, the daughter of the late Carmen and Ola Brown Cor

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-23 02:19:00

Free Thanksgiving Meals Offered Around North Country

At the Salvation Army on State Street in Watertown, volunteers have spent the entire week prepping free Thanksgiving meals for anyone who needs one. But, this is nothing new for the organization. Sylvia Brase and Alissa Omelia have both volunteered their time to help with the meals for several years

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-22 23:50:00

Retailers adopt new strategies as online shopping grows

Anthony P. Randazzo and his family have continuously evolved their business model for Coyote Moon Vineyards to keep consumers engaged at a time online retailers have given brick-and-mortar stores a run for their money during the holidays. In its formative years, the Clayton-based winery adopted an o

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-22 13:15:00

Fleeing suspect dies after collision with Tampa police car

Dusharm Weems (Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office) TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) - Police say a fleeing suspect is dead after he ran into a patrol car in Tampa. Dusharn Weems, 24, reportedly led officers on a pursuit through an undisclosed Tampa neighborhood after stealing a car. Police said they tried to

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-22 19:39:26

8 found alive after US Navy plane crashes into Pacific; 3 still missing

FILE - In this March 14, 2017, file photo, a U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound approaches the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during the annual joint military exercise called Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States at an unidentified location in the international waters

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-22 10:18:44

Mom of man killed by kratom calls for research, not ban

On July 7, 27 year-old Christopher Waldron died in Tampa. "He was my best friend, the love of my life. He was my only child," his mother Laura Lamon said. The official cause of death was something Lamon never heard of: "Intoxication by kratom." She says her son had been fighting addiction for years

10NEWS - 2017-11-23 05:02:16

Arrest made in case of dog found beaten, stabbed, stuffed in suitcase

Source: VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital. Brendan Evans, 31, has been charged in connection with the October death of Ollie the pit bull. Photo courtesy of Hollywood Police Department. HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (WFLA) - An arrest was made in an animal cruelty case that broke hearts across Florida. Brendan Evan

WFLA.COM - 2017-11-22 22:55:02