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Parents face desertion, drug charges after 3-year-old boy's disappearance: LPSO

Parents of a 3-year-old boy found wandering a mile from his Independence home Friday afternoon (Dec. 15) have been arrested on charges of child desertion, as well as drug-related charges, Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard said Friday night. Shane Baker, 40, and Sylvia Baker, 37, were booked into t


As FEMA trailer deadline approaches, housing officials target former renters for assistance

LIVINGSTON - As a critical February deadline approaches, housing officials worry that some renters displaced by the August 2016 flood could find themselves homeless. The displaced renters have until the deadline to either move out of temporary housing units provided by the federal government or star


FOUND: Missing Albany toddler found safe

Officials with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office confirm the missing toddler was found safe Friday afternoon. Officials with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office confirm the missing toddler was found safe Friday afternoon. It's that time of year again. BREC has stocked a few of its ponds with


GIRLS BASKETBALL | Holden cruises over youthful Hathaway

HOLDEN -- It seemed as though Holden started pressuring Hathaway the moment the teams stepped on the floor. That wasn't good news for the Hornets. Holden jumped out to a commanding first-quarter lead and cruised to a 73-53 win Friday at Holden. KK Kropog led the Lady Rockets (14-0) with 22 points an


LPSO makes 4-year-old honorary deputy for help with Christmas Crusade

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office made 4-year-old Levi an honorary sheriff's deputy on Friday. Deputies originally met Levi at a Christmas Crusade donation location earlier this year. Levi dressed up as a law enforcement officer and emptied out his piggy bank to help Sheriff Jason Ard buy toys


Parents of missing child in Livingston Parish arrested, Sheriff's Office says

A toddler found wandering from his home in north Livingston Parish is in the state's custody after his parents were arrested on drug and desertion counts, authorities said. Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard said a volunteer helping with the search found the boy nearly a mile from his home Friday a


Former teacher, Boy Scout leader convicted of child pornography, molestation

A former teacher and scout leader was convicted on child pornography and molestation charges spanning over 40 years. A St. Tammany Parish jury found Dennis Mischler, 65, of Covington, guilty of two counts of oral sexual battery, molestation of a juvenile and 54 counts of pornography involving juveni


St. Tammany Project Christmas makes holidays happier for more than 650 families

Santa's elves have nothing on St. Tammany Project Christmas volunteers, who have been hard at work for nearly six months raising awareness and approximately $30,000 to be able to deliver holiday cheer - toys and a Christmas feast - for more than 1,650 children, 30 senior citizens, and 650 families o

NOLA.COM - 2017-12-17 14:03:09

Arlington duo take portrayals of Santa Claus to heart

Around the world, he is known by many names - Kris Kringle, St. Nicholas, Father Christmas and Pre Nol, among them. But for two gentlemen in Arlington, Santa Claus is known, simply, as Ken Sanders and Tim Studstill. Both Sanders and Studstill are among several in the area that portray 'Jolly Ol' St.

ARLINGTONVOICE.COM - 2017-12-18 11:00:00

Man distracted by drunken driving device when he hit Arlington teen charged in her death

A man has been charged in the death of an Arlington teenager who was killed when he slammed into her car while distracted with a device used to prevent drunken driving, police said. Alexis Butler, 18, was backing out of a driveway in the 3700 block of Redstone Drive about 6:20 p.m. Nov. 10 when Bla

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-12-18 03:55:00

Arlington's Interlochen Christmas lights display begins

ARLINGTON - The Interlochen Christmas lights began over the weekend in Arlington. The neighborhood will be open to vehicle traffic from 7 - 11 p.m. through Christmas day. To help maintain a good flow of traffic, Arlington PD suggests entering and exiting at Westwood Drive at Randol Mill Road. This i

CW33 NEWSFIX - 2017-12-18 15:47:57

Do you want to see Mexico's World Cup team in Arlington? Get your tickets now

Mexico will be the top-ranked team in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. As part of their preparation, they'll have U.S. Tour visits in Texas and California. One of their Texas stops will be at AT&T Stadium on March 27. The opponent will be determined later. Tickets for the U.S. Tour matches go on s

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-12-18 07:27:00

Arlington GM employees give 30,000 children hope for Christmas

A time-honored tradition at the General Motors plant in Arlington is lifting the spirits of about 30,000 children throughout North Texas. On Friday, more than $120,000 worth of toys were loaded onto trucks and taken from GM's assembly plant to Mission Arlington where they'll be distributed to needy

ARLINGTONVOICE.COM - 2017-12-17 11:00:00

Large Group of Volunteers Place Wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

Published 4 hours ago | Updated at 1:35 PM CST on Dec 16, 2017 A huge number of volunteers placed wreaths on tombstones at Arlington National Cemetery. News partner WTOP reported the annual event drew a large crowd Saturday, with more than 245,000 wreaths placed at grave sites. The Wreaths Across Am

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-12-16 23:19:15

Lamar choir delivers holiday favorites to Arlington seniors

It was a not-so-silent night at the Waterford on Cooper Thursday, and it was all thanks to the Lamar High School choir. Coming to the retirement home for more than seven years every Christmas season, the Lamar High School choir students lined up to perform live for senior residents living at the ho


Interlochen Christmas Lights Illuminate Arlington for 42nd Year

Live video from Texas Sky Ranger will appear in the player above. From time to time the signal may go black -- this is normal and the video should return soon. A North Texas holiday tradition officially gets underway Friday evening in Arlington. It's the 42nd year for the Interlochen Christmas light


Through the cold the Ghost Riders rode to deliver toys to the Bluefield Union Mission

BLUEFIELD -Described as "rough on the outside but soft on the inside," members of the Mercer County chapter of the Ghost Riders MC (Motorcycle Club) delivered toys to the Bluefield Union Mission Saturday. "They have come since the mid-1980s," mission Director Craig Hammond said of the group of local

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-12-17 09:50:00

Decision nearing to merge Princeton, Bluefield chambers of commerce

BLUEFIELD - A decision about whether to merger two city chambers of commerce into a single entity representing Mercer County's business and economic interests could be decided by the chambers' membership early next year. Ever since the retirement of Marc Meachum, president of the Greater Bluefield C

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-12-17 09:55:00

Brothers of the Wheel bring a taste of Christmas to almost 160 local children

The annual Children's Christmas Party, sponsored by the Highlands Chapter of the Brothers of the Wheel Motorcycle Club, was held at the Vietnam Veterans of America headquarters in Princeton on Sunday.By JESSICA NUZZO Bluefield Daily Telegraph PRINCETON -Almost 160 local children from 69 families rec

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-12-18 09:50:00

Snow, donations, jail bill, more

A selection of reader comments from our Facebook page last week: On a story about the Bluefield City Board honoring two local businesses for contributing a vehicle for the city's K-9 arson dog and a four-by-four vehicle to assist with ATV accidents: Our fire department is outstanding - they do a gr

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-12-18 12:00:00