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Hays Police warn of ATM skimmers

The Hays Police Department has taken three reports of people's credit card information possibly being taken by a skimmer. Skimmers are sometimes placed inside a gas pump or ATM slot where debit or credit cards are read. The skimmers could be hard to see. The devices collect the information off the c

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 19:18:40

City to vote on whether to continue union negotiations

The Hays City Commission is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to opt out of the Public Employer-Employee Relations Act, a move that would effectively end the city's negotiations with its three employee labor unions. The discussion was requested by Commissioner Lance Jones, who said he favors optin

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 06:01:00

Cupcake franchise serves up sweet new business

A large chalkboard menu adorning the pale pink walls of Hays' newest business offers a simple suggestion: "Maybe a cupcake will help." Smallcakes Cupcakery and Creamery, 4320 North Vine, Ste. 20, opened in Tebo Village on Friday morning. Customers were trickling in even before the doors opened at 10

HAYS DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-18 19:05:51

Historic home getting new look

A well-known historic home at the corner of 13th and Fort has seen a flurry of activity, as a local couple works to breathe new life into the old Victorian home, which dates back to 1909. Larissa Parker purchased the home in 2015 and has been working with her boyfriend, Kris Munsch, to make their vi


Portion of Elm Street closed Friday

Elm Street from 17th Street to Mission Mount will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday while Midwest Energy crews replace several poles and string new wires in the area. The closure is one of several in recent days, as crews take advantage of good weather to perform needed system upgrades in centr


Emergency crews respond to crash in Butler County

State police in Butler confirmed emergency crews are on the scene of an accident along Route 422 eastbound at the exit ramp to Mitchell Hill Road. The exit has been closed and detours have been posted, according to authorities. There is currently no word on injuries or the number of cars involved.

WPXI - 2017-11-19 11:57:00

Businessmen on City Council could boost Butler

Mayor-elect Ben Smith celebrates his victory on election night. Economic organizations in Butler believe that having business-oriented people leading city government could help the city prosper. On Nov. 7 voters elected Ben Smith, co-owner of Reclamation Brewery, as mayor, Jeff Smith, who runs su

BUTLER EAGLE - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Butler man accused of urinating on toys on store shelf

A Butler County man is accused of urinating on toys and other items in a store. Police said David Pacoe, 74, was captured on surveillance video urinating on a shelf inside Playthings, Etc. in Butler on Nov. 2. Investigators interviewed Pacoe the following day and said he admitted to the act. Paco


Tourism bureau rewards good service

Finalists in the Butler County Service Excellence Awards on Thursday, from left, Beka Souzer - Natili North, Esther Cochran - Red Lobster and Kenneth Ferguson - Saxonburg VFC. CRANBERRY TWP - Esther Cochran, a Red Lobster waitress, won this year's grand prize in the Butler County Service Excellenc

BUTLER EAGLE - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Plan developed to widen Route 228 near schools

ADAMS TWP - Reverse jug handles, roundabouts, parallel access roads and a new traffic signal are all included in the plans for a 2-mile stretch of the Route 228 widening project near the Mars schools. A steady stream of curious or concerned citizens on Thursday evening cycled through the state Depa

BUTLER EAGLE - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

MONDAY AT 11: How to keep your holiday packages from being stolen

With holidays approaching, more packages are being ordered and delivered to homes across the country and in Western Pennsylvania. But with each delivery comes the risk of theft if that package is left outside your door. "This time of year, thefts trend upward," said Sergeant Chuck Mascellino with th

WPXI - 2017-11-18 21:15:17

Police: Man overdoses with toddler in car

A city man faces charges of overdosing on drugs with a toddler in the car. Mark A. Staph, 36, of Harrison Street, was charged Wednesday in District Judge Melissa Amodie's court with endangering the welfare of children and driving under the influence of a controlled substance in connection with a Feb

NEW CASTLE NEWS - 2017-11-18 08:15:00

2017 shapes up as big bear season

Old people tend to say things like, "Back in the day ..." I guess I'm old because I say that a lot to my kids; and I'm only 54. I remember back in the day when there wasn't an open season for bear (1977, 1978). Then there was a one-day season and then a three-day season. And you couldn't always get


'The Freez' heats up with opening

SCOTLAND NECK - Longtime community favorite restaurant The Freez has reopened under new management after months of being closed. The new owner is Deborah Williams of Hobgood, and she has chosen not to change The Freez's classic menu, which consists of fried chicken, burgers, hot dogs and more. Willi

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-19 11:30:00

"The Long Walk Back" follows pastor's failure, recovery

Edenton pastor Stephen Mizell begins "The Long Walk Back: There is Always a Path to Recover from Failure" with a confession to a congregation he led in Washington County in 2001. Mizell walked to the podium before about 120 people and resigned for what he now openly calls one of his life's biggest f

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Getting help to first-time mothers

Keyma Branch of Pendleton holds her son, Tony. The two have long been with the free-of-charge Nurse-Family Partnership, which assigns a nurse to help a first-time mother through her pregnancy up until the child becomes 2 years old. Nurses provide medical assessments and help with information, such a

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Round 2: High School State Football Playoffs

GREENVILLE, NC -- The following matchups are second round games in the NCHSAA state football playoffs set for November 17. Class 1A (8) Southside @ (1) North Duplin (5) Pamlico County @ (4) Columbia (6) Plymouth @ (3) South Robeson Class 1AA (8) Riverside @ (1) Tarboro (6) Lakewood @ (3) East Carter

WITN - 2017-11-17 23:44:00

Goals strive for student success and completion

Since I began as president I have been working to align the college services and procedures to support and encourage student success. It has become increasingly more important to get all of the employees working toward that goal. In order to accomplish this initiative I have asked all of the employe

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Man shot, crashes van into West Philadelphia salon

Police are investigating a shooting in West Philadelphia Saturday evening. It happened around 6 p.m. at 52nd Street near Girard Avenue. According to police, a man was shot in the chest then crashed his mini-van into a hair salon. The victim was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center with life thr

6ABC.COM - 2017-11-18 23:38:20

Boniface Kongin wins men's 2017 Philadelphia Marathon; Sarah Kiptoo claims women's crown

The rain held out and the sun came out to shine on Boniface Kongin, from Albuquerque, N.M., who endured wind gusts of 23 mph to win the Philadelphia Marathon Sunday morning in 2 hours, 16 minutes and 24 seconds. Nelson Oyugi finished in second place at 2:18:08. Last year's winner, Kimutai Cheruiyot,

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-11-19 12:15:00