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Today last day to enter Christmas parade

The deadline to enter the 2017 New Albany Christmas Parade is at 4 p.m. today, Nov. 17. About a dozen float and entries had come in earlier this week but organizers need to know by today who will participate in order to prepare the lineup. The parade will be Monday, Nov. 27, starting at 6 p.m. and i

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:13:00

Thanks to Open House participants

T o the editor: Let me begin by saying thank you to all of you who participated in last Sunday's Main Street Open House in historic downtown New Albany. It was a great day and I have heard nothing but positive comments from our own citizens and our visitors as well. As we begin the holiday shopping

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:28:00

Don't just spend, share

Q uite a bit has been said about spending money in the form of shopping locally of late. There is nothing wrong with that. But another form of spending may be more beneficial to you, and others. That's sharing, sharing what you have with less fortunate neighbors, especially at this special time of

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:25:00

Holiday Open House said bigger, better this year

Local residents are urged to shop at home as much as possible - particularly around the holidays - and, apparently, people took that to heart Sunday. That was when the New Albany Main Street Association held their annual Holiday Open House. Businesses were open from 1 to 5 p.m. with most sporting ho

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:23:00

Only one Gazette, changed garbage pickup next week

The New Albany Gazette will publish only one issue next week because of the Thanksgiving holiday. The combined issue will be out at the regular time for the Wednesday publication but will include features found in both the Wednesday and Friday editions. The usual news and advertising deadlines for a

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:22:00

Holiday Open House benefits community and its people

mall Business Saturday is a relatively recent innovation. It comes the day after Black Friday, which has been considered one of the biggest shopping days of the year. The idea was that after going to larger towns for Black Friday where more mall and big-box stores are, shopper should stick close to

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:11:00

Humane society bake sale is Nov. 18 and 19

The Union County Humane Society will have a holiday bake sale for small animals who have no place to call home Nov. 18 and 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Reed's Market in New Albany. They will have individual items such as cakes, pies, cookies and brownies, along with beverages to enjoy there as well

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:01:00

Work to begin on new roof for Ingomar School soon

Final preparations are being made before work begins on a 2,200 square foot roofing system at Ingomar Attendance Center, following the Union County School Board's approval of a bid on the project during its November meeting. The board approved a bid of $112,920 by Marchbanks Specialty Company Inc. o

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:14:00

What's going on across from the south Salem Fred Meyer?

Address: 3415 Commercial St. SE Description: Development for a new Fred Meyer fueling station. Permit plans call for a 240-square-foot kiosk, a 6,880-square-foot canopy, nine gas pumps, a 178-square-foot trash enclosure and a 156-square-foot break room. Notes: Three structures are being demolished f

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 23:17:45

Salem man sentenced to 27 years for raping young girl

A Salem man was sentenced to 27 years in prison after a Marion County jury convicted him of raping a girl under the age of 12. Joseph Carrier, 45, was arrested on three counts of first-degree rape in July and held on $500,000 bail at the Marion County jail. According to court records, Carrier was a

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 23:39:15

Salem couple sentenced to federal prison in gun trafficking scheme

A Salem woman who lied to buy 11 guns for her boyfriend, a felon who then sold the guns in Sacramento, was sentenced Thursday along with her boyfriend to federal prison. Lakisha Shana Berry, 25, bought four 9 mm handguns and five .40-caliber handguns at The Pawnshop Inc. in Salem on Oct. 1, 2015, an

OREGONIAN - 2017-11-17 02:49:09

Floyd McMullen, the only Salem firefighter to ever die in the line of duty

Fire! At 6:43 p.m. on April 25, 1935, the frantic call for help rang through to the City Hall fire station. Henry Weslowski, a janitor at the State Capitol building thought he smelled smoke near an elevator shaft and upon investigation found his entry to the basement blocked by thick dense smoke. It

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-18 02:32:33

What's that orange fencing on Center Street?

Address: 4560 Center St. NE Description: A 26-lot subdivision on the south side of Center St. NE just west of Salem Community of Christ church. Plans will divide the area of approximately 4.71 acres into 26 lots, ranging in size from 4,645 square feet to 9,310 square feet. Estimated size: Not availa

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 23:18:25

Study finds there aren't enough wildfires

Burn scars left after major wildfires can look pretty bleak. But take a couple million steps back and you'll find those fires aren't keeping up with the natural filling-in of forest vegetation. New research out of Oregon State University makes the case that considering the big picture is important t

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 23:14:16

Navy plane traces male genitals in sky drawing over Okanogan, Washington

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Residents of the town of Okanogan, Washington, got quite an air show courtesy of the U.S. Navy. Officials for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island say one of their planes created sky writings in the shape of male genitals in the skies over the rural community on Thursday. Many resi

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 17:22:05

How to make a totally Oregon Thanksgiving

While I trudged through a muddy field on a Friday morning to meet a turkey, I couldn't help but feel like a caricature. I've never been locality-obsessive, but I couldn't help but feel excited. It's not every day you meet your meat, especially your Thanksgiving dinner. I named him George. Marion Ac

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 21:46:25

Virginia man collects $250K after taxes from Virginia Lottery

Martin Cuffe of Carrolton, Virginia won $250,000 playing the Virginia Lottery. CARROLLTON, Va. - A Carrollton, Virginia man will have a little extra money for the holidays after winning $250,000 on the Virginia Lottery. Martin Cuffe won the money playing Virginia Lottery's Bank a Million game, which

WTKR - 2017-11-17 18:32:41

Civil rights groups say police body cameras violate rights

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Police departments around the country are now equipping themselves with body cameras to provide another look at what is happening at the scene. "It gives us a removed perspective of what's going on," said Newport News Sergeant Perry Bartels. Bartels says cameras have been

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-17 23:28:58

First Warning Traffic - Friday bridge openings, base traffic trouble and road work

Gilmerton Bridge 7:30 and 8:00 AM Coleman Bridge 2:30 PM - TRAFFIC ALERT: NORFOLK - 564 WB traffic backups are expected to last all morning. Solid delays on 64 WB in Norfolk back to Northampton Blvd. - HAMPTON ROADS WEEKLY LANE-CLOSURES REPORT November 12-18 I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York

WTKR - 2017-11-17 11:17:28

Police: Three unoccupied vehicles were damaged by gunfire in Newport News on Tuesday

Three unoccupied vehicles were damaged by gunfire on Tuesday afternoon in Newport News, officials said. The incident occurred around 4:20 p.m. in the 600 block of Newmarket Drive. Police responded to a report of gunshots heard in the area and made contact with a man who told officials he heard seve