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Going for 'GOLD'

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau will celebrate its 45th anniversary this fall with a new president and an expanded effort to help fill local hotel rooms. Mark Calitri, former president and chief executive officer of the Cincinnati East Convention and Visitors Bureau and the


EMA schedules meeting for weather spotters

The Daviess County Emergency Management Agency has scheduled its first meeting for trained weather spotters in the area. The meeting will be held in the basement of the Daviess County Courthouse at 212 St. Ann St. at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Attendants will need to use the St. Ann Street entrance on the ea


DCPS approves calendar, OPS likely to follow

Daviess County Public Schools has approved its calendar for the 2018-19 school year. Notable dates include Aug. 8 being the first day of the school year for students, fall break from Oct. 8-12, spring break from April 1-5, Thanksgiving break from Nov. 21-23, and Christmas and New Year's break from D


CVB expects growth to continue

Tourism in Owensboro is on a roll. Earlier this month, the Kentucky Tourism, Arts & Heritage Cabinet said tourist spending in Daviess County jumped $21.7 million last year to $313.8 million. That's an increase of 7.43 percent -- a greater jump than 2014 and 2015 combined. And the Owensboro-Daviess C


The mark of a blessed life: Booker leaves a legacy of friends

"If you have one friend you can call in the middle of the night for help, count yourself lucky," said Commonwealth's Attorney Bruce Kuegel. "If you have two friends you can call, you are fortunate; if you have five you can call, you are blessed," he said. Randall "Randy" Booker, who died on Oct. 18,


Dems see tax backlash as key to winning

HOLLIS, N.H. -- For decades, the battle lines in New England's most politically conservative state were clear. Republicans ran on tax cuts. Democrats ran on targeted tax credits. Both parties kept New Hampshire free of a state income or sales tax, blurring some distinctions for suburban voters. Then


Apple crop shined with good weather

As he watched crisp, ripe Arkansas Black apples being washed, graded and placed in clear plastic bags holding one peck of fruit (a quarter of a bushel) last week, Reid's Orchard owner and operator Billy Reid described the quality of the apples as high. "What really helped the apples was a cool fall,


2017 Daviess County grain plot results available

All of the 2017 Daviess County grain variety demonstration plots have been harvested, compiled and are available on my website. Printed books will be available soon and will include results of 57 corn and soybean extension yield contest entries measured this year. A special thank you is well deserve


For Salisbury barber, 750,000 haircuts (and counting)

It's cliche to describe a venerable business on Maryland's Eastern Shore by saying it's like stepping back in time, but here goes: Getting a haircut at Dustin & Pete's Barbershop in Salisbury is like stepping back in time. It's managed by a father and son. The shaves are done with a straight razor.

DELMARVA NOW - 2017-11-20 11:00:03

These Delmarva stores will be open Black Friday

When: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Best Buy Where: 109 E. N. Pointe Drive When: TBD Walmart Where: 2702 N Salisbury Blvd When: TBD Walmart Where: 409 N. Fruitland Blvd. When: TBD Sam's Club Where: 2700 N. Salisbury Blvd. When: TBD Target Where: 125 E. N. Pointe Drive When: TBD The Centre at Salisbury Where: 2

DELMARVA NOW - 2017-11-20 18:39:56

Delmarva's oyster industry transforming, making a comeback

The shed at the end of Merritt Lane in Chincoteague doesn't look as if it is filled with millions of clams and oysters. It's really just a small outbuilding barely distinguished except by the mountains of oyster shells in the lot beyond it. The building is the propagation house for Tom's Cove Aquafa

DELMARVA NOW - 2017-11-20 10:00:08

Former Decatur star setting high goals in second year with UMES basketball

Fred Batchelor walked into Dstinct Dsigns Barbershop in Berlin more than two years ago, set to get his usual haircut. Sitting in his chair as his barber snipped and clipped parts of his hair, the Stephen Decatur basketball teams quickly became the topic of conversation. Both the girls and boys bask

DELMARVA NOW - 2017-11-20 11:00:03

Bond revoked for Parkside teacher accused of selling drugs

A Parkside High School teacher accused of selling drugs on campus is in jail after her bond was revoked Friday, the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office said. A bench warrant was issued for Monica Snee, 51 of Salisbury, after her bond was revoked, according to the sheriff's office. Snee had been release


Butchers, coolers announced for Sportsmen Against Hunger program

To help successful hunters whose generosity supports DNREC's Sportsmen Against Hunger program and provides venison for needy Delawareans, the Division of Fish & Wildlife announced the list of private butcher shops accepting donated deer during the state's 2017-18 deer hunting season. All donated ven


Bethel UMC cookie walk set for Dec. 2 in Lewes

The Mary Martha Circle of Bethel United Methodist Church in Lewes is sponsoring its Annual Cookie Walk starting at 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 2. Anyone who has no time to bake or would love to have a variety of cookies for the holidays may come to the cookie walk, where the yummy homemade, handcrafted c


Cecilia P. Toomey, loved children and church

Cecilia P. Toomey, 84, of Georgetown, passed away at the Harrison House Senor Living Center in Georgetown Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. She was born May 5, 1933, in Berlin, Md.,, to the late Willis and Flossie Franklin Webb. She married James C. Toomey, who survives her, and together they shared over 55

CAPE GAZETTE - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Attorney: Driver in fatal Thompson crash will agree to plea deal

DANIELSON - A 22-year-old Massachusetts man will enter a plea early next year in connection with a 2015 crash that killed a Woodstock woman who had gotten married and became a grandmother shortly before her death. On Monday in Danielson Superior Court, attorney Matthew Davis, public defender for Oma

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-20 20:59:35

15-year-old boy dies in ATV crash in Massachusetts

Photo Courtesy: MGNonline TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts authorities say an all-terrain vehicle crash has left a 15-year-old rider dead. The Middlesex district attorney's office says Tewksbury police responded to a report of a crash around 11 a.m. Sunday. They found the Wilmington teen on t

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-20 01:17:17

Veterans Reflect On Their Service, Their Heroes

The American Legion Benson-Flugel Post 111 held a Veterans Day program at Palmer Auditorium in Woodstock, on Nov. 11. More than 40 veterans, their families, and members of the community paid their respects to all who served or are serving in the armed forces. Kenneth Marvin, a Navy vet who served o

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-20 14:47:33

Contracts, Grant Funds Approved By BOE

The Thompson Board of Education approved a three year contract with teachers, at its Nov. 13 meeting. The contract will give raises in the amount of 1.5 percent in the first year, 2.9 percent in the second year, and 2.95 percent in the third year. Board members also approved the acceptance of a $1

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-20 14:47:20