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City to examine using vets for pet licensing

The city wants to consider using veterinarians to license local cats and dogs. The Manhattan City Commission discussed amending the city's pet licensing ordinance Tuesday during its meeting. In May, a graduate student in Kansas State University's public administration master's degree program gave a

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

19% of registered voters cast ballots in November election

Nineteen percent of Dickinson County's registered voters cast ballots in the Nov. 9 General Election to elect city, school and hospital board members. Dickinson County Clerk/Election Officer Barb Jones said that percentage is about the same as turnout in previous years when spring elections were hel


Chapman Middle School students, staff help KIC with special food drive

Photo provided Chapman Middle School students help Kids in Crisis Director June DeWeese (left) with donations of food they collected during a school-wide food drive. During the past two weeks, Chapman Middle School students and staff, under the guidance of Michelle Elliott, 8th grade social studies


City to consider Peace Memorial Auditorium options

The Manhattan City Commission will vote Tuesday on options to improve Peace Memorial Auditorium's audio and lighting. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium will provide most of the money for the project. The group helped save the auditorium stage when th


Santa to come to Chapman

CHAPMAN - The Chapman Christmas tree will be lit and Santa will come to town during the Chapman Hometown Country Christmas event Friday. From 5 to 7 p.m., hamburgers will be served at the American Legion. At 6 p.m., the Christmas tree lighting ceremony is planned. Santa will arrive at 7 p.m. A drawi


10 YEARS AGO ON NOVEMBER 21: Fire causes damage to home

A fire at a rural Wakefield residence this afternoon caused extensive damage but no injuries, Sheriff Chuck Dunn said. Dunn said the fire was reported at 4:39 p.m. at the Cherry Rosenberry residence, 799 Sunflower Rd. Wakefield Rural Department firefighters contained the damage to the interior wall

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-21 11:35:00

AMBUCS donate trykes to Coronado Elementary; students donate to DVACK

Munificence was the theme of the day Tuesday at Coronado Elementary School. Representatives from the Noon Network AMBUCS, which seeks to create mobility and independence for those with disabilities, presented the school with three Amtrykes, to be used by students in the school's Functional Learning

SALINA JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 00:35:25

Volunteers collect, arrange toys for families in need

Judy Padgett likes to think of herself and other volunteers who run Toys for Manhattan as elves. For the past 15 years, Padgett, director of the annual toy drive, has helped arrange toys and spread the word about the event so families in need can have gifts for their children during the holidays. Vo

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

Mother explains terrifying home invasion, thief makes off with five-year-old daughter's savings

MEMPHIS, Tenn.- This Thanksgiving eve a Cordova mother is thankful for her life after she says a man burst into her home and held her at gunpoint just minutes before her children made it home from school. The gunman got away with more than $2,000 the family was saving for a trip to Disney World. The

WREG - 2017-11-23 03:39:15

Mid-South Toys For Tots Working To Catch Up For Holiday Season

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. (localmemphis.com) - Local 24 Cares is the exclusive television sponsor of the US Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots campaign. Toys for Tots got off to a late start this year after searching for a new warehouse. The local group has come a long way in a short amount of time. Th

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-22 23:22:35

Open burning ordinance passed in Olive Branch

The Olive Branch Board of Aldermen moved to pass an ordinance addressing open burning in the city at Tuesday's meeting. Under the ordinance passed by the board, leaf burning in the city is allowed only on residential, single-family A-R zoned properties, or residential properties of one acre or large

DESOTO TIMES TODAY - 2017-11-22 21:12:00

Mountain Home man killed in weekend crash

(Source: AP Graphics Bank) 3 killed in medical helicopter crash in AR3 killed in medical helicopter crash in AR Updated: Monday, November 20 2017 10:38 AM EST2017-11-20 15:38:42 GMT Three people were killed in a medical helicopter crash in rural Arkansas. More >> Three people were killed in a medica


10th annual Holiday Food Drive scheduled for Dec. 6

For the 10th year, the WMC Action News 5 and the Mid-South Food Bank are teaming up for the Holiday Food Drive. This year, the event is taking place Wednesday, December 6. On that day, thousands of Mid-Southerners will come together to help the less fortunate. Donations will go to help stock the Mi

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-22 00:10:57

Five ways to help out for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, for many, just naturally brings out the desire to help. Here are some tips for those looking for ways to contribute during the holiday and beyond: Lifeblood reminds that the holiday season can a bad time for blood supply organizations, with many donors postponing donations as they busy


Germantown Baptist Church Gives Thanks To First-Responders

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Germantown Baptist Church took time Tuesday to give thanks to our local first responders. Church members and volunteers handed out more than 300 turkeys and treats to Germantown and Collierville first responders. This is the third year the church has shown their

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-21 23:19:28

Blood need addressed at Olive Branch event

Stanley Copeland of Nesbit watches as Lifeblood's Demetria Brown begins the blood collection process during Monday's blood drive outside the Olive Branch City Hall. Officials say there's an increased need for blood supplies during the holidays.Bob Bakken|DTT While most DeSoto County residents will b


Dracut woman who stabbed ex-husband sentenced to probation

LOWELL -- A 59-year-old Dracut woman with no prior criminal record was sentenced to three years of probation after pleading guilty to stabbing her ex-husband last year in reaction to years of alleged abuse. Julia Murray was arrested shortly after police found her ex-husband suffering from a stab wo

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-22 19:38:12

Ring in the holidays with Santa parade

Retired Dep. Fire Chief Kevin Connors is the grand marshal of this year's Santa Parade. One of their own gets the top honor at Sunday's annual Santa Parade hosted by the Andover firefighters. Lifelong resident and recently retired Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Connors is the Grand Marshall of the 2017 San

ANDOVER TOWNSMAN - 2017-11-23 09:00:00

Judge: Man charged in wife's murder not competent

PEABODY - A Salem Superior Court judge has decided that a Peabody man charged with bludgeoning his ex-wife to death 2 1/2 years ago is not competent to stand trial. But the ruling comes as officials at Bridgewater State Hospital have determined that Joseph Buonanduci no longer belongs there. He's b

SALEM NEWS - 2017-11-21 23:40:25

Juvenile Shot Wednesday Afternoon in Haverhill

A Haverhill juvenile is recovering from a gunshot wound after being shot Wednesday afternoon on Bellevue Avenue. Haverhill Police responded to the area of 51 Bellevue Avenue at 2:06 p.m. Wednesday and found a male juvenile on the sidewalk. The victim was taken to the hospital with what police said w

WHAV.NET - 2017-11-22 17:04:57