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Multiple arrests made in Friday shooting

Cleveland Police block off the roads around Friday's shooting. On Friday, the Cleveland Police Department received a call concerning shots being fired in the area of Church and Cross Streets. During the subsequent investigation officers determined that two vehicles began following each other and sto

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Olympic gold medalist honored with historic marker

Family, friends and community members surrounded Olympic gold medalist Mildrette Netter Sunday at West Bolivar Middle School for the unveiling of a historical marker in her honor. Rosedale native and Olympic gold medalist Mildrette Netter was honored Sunday at West Bolivar Middle School in Rosedale

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

United Way kicks off campaign by motivating volunteers to service

United Way board member Wayne Blansett encourages volunteers to be good servants. The United Way of Cleveland-Bolivar County held its annual campaign kickoff luncheon Tuesday at the First Baptist Church. "This is our kick off event," said Corley Mullins, executive director. "Every year, we have this

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Supes discuss the health of the county

Mitch Monsour, president of Mercator Health Advisors, spoke to the Bolivar County Board of Supervisors Monday to ask for their assistance in reaching out to the Bolivar Medical Center Foundation. Monsour would like the foundation to become a lessee in what he is calling a tri-county effort to preser

BOLIVARCOMMERCIAL.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

New caucus focuses on river corridor

Sen. Robert L. Jackson, (D) Marks, MS joined legislators from seven states at the first meeting of the newly created Mississippi River Legislative Caucus (MRLC) in St. Louis on Sept. 12 and 13. The goal of the MRLC is to better coordinate state legislators in the 10 states bordering the Mississippi

TUNICATIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 03:20:00

Waverly Free Library has busy fall schedule of events

WAVERLY - As fall arrives, so do a number of special events at the Waverly Free Library. "With school starting up and temperatures cooling off, fall isn't typically a busy period for us," said Director Chris Brewster, "but this year, we were able to line up some really fun programs for all ages, whi

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-21 08:30:00

'The Traveling Talleys' will minister at Waverly First Baptist Church

WAVERLY - The inspirational ministry of "The Traveling Talleys" will be presenting music at the Waverly First Baptist Church, 23 Tioga St., Waverly. "The Traveling Talleys" will be ministering in concert on Saturday evening, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. and in the Sunday morning service on Sunday, Sept. 24 a

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-19 08:30:00

Disease found in dead deer in 8 West Virginia counties

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Deer in eight West Virginia counties have died from a disease that causes extensive bleeding. The state Division of Natural Resources says in a news release that Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease was confirmed in the deer found in Boone, Brooke, Hancock, Lincoln, Marshall,

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 06:29:01

Off-duty NYPD sergeant arrested after pulling gun on cyclist

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say an off-duty New York City Police Department sergeant has been arrested and suspended for threatening a teenager with his gun. Forty-year-old Bradley Beamer was driving near a strip club in Queens where he got into an argument with a group of teenage bicyclists on Thursday

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 06:09:13

13-year-old boy dies after being hit by minivan

YORK, Pa. (AP) - Police say a 13-year-old boy was killed when he was struck by a minivan while he and three other boys were walking or standing on the shoulder of a Pennsylvania roadway with an elliptical machine. Northern York County Regional Police say the van collided with the boy and the machine

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 06:07:37

Driver killed, passenger wounded in shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that killed a driver and wounded his passenger. Police say the shooting happened Thursday night in the city's Strawberry Mansion section. The 33-year-old driver was shot in the abdomen and died at a hospital. His 32-year-old passen

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 06:05:29

Judge won't dismiss suit challenging police-as-prosecutors

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by two women trying to stop police lawyers from serving as prosecutors in their low-level cases and others like them, suggesting the arrangement was filled with ethical problems. The women were arrested in 2016 protesting police bru

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 04:30:39

NY launches women's vote centennial project for schools

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Cuomo administration is inviting teachers across New York to enter a competition to develop classroom projects and activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women securing the right to vote in the state. New York voters approved a woman's right to vote in November 19

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 04:26:43

Police looking for suspect in Central Park rape

NEW YORK (AP) - Police are investigating a reported rape this week in Central Park. It happened on Monday at about 9 p.m. near West 110th Street and Lenox Avenue. Police say a man approached a 35-year-old woman and offered to walk her home. As they walked through Central Park, police say the man bra

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 03:13:37

Megyn Kelly hopes for a Trump-free zone with new show

NEW YORK (AP) - Megyn Kelly says she left Fox News Channel to bring more joy to her life. NBC hopes that starting Monday, she can spread some to the network and its viewers. The former Fox News Channel star and Donald Trump foil debuts her talk show at 9 a.m. EDT, nestled into the four-hour "Today"

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 02:10:50

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf lauds Bradford County business

Tom Wolf was a businessman himself before he ran for governor of Pennsylvania in 2014, so when Bradford County business leaders told Wolf what they need to be more successful, he offered a sympathetic ear. Wolf, a Democrat, held a roundtable discussion Thursday with local business leaders at Rynone

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-09-21 19:07:59

Cuomo to travel to Puerto Rico to assist recovery efforts

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to travel to Puerto Rico with emergency response officials to help out with recovery efforts on the island ravaged by Hurricane Maria. The Democratic governor said Thursday that New York will also be delivering emergency supplies on a plane donated by

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 00:30:05

Ex-Mafia hit man 'Sammy the Bull' Gravano now out of prison

PHOENIX (AP) - Former Mafia hit man Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano has been released early from federal prison after serving most of a 20-year sentence for drug-related convictions in Arizona and New York, his attorney said Thursday. Thomas Farinella said his 72-year-old client was released Mond

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 00:29:59

Ryan Gosling to host 'SNL' premiere with Jay-Z musical guest

NEW YORK (AP) - "Saturday Night Live" says it's kicking off its 43rd season Sept. 30 with guest host Ryan Gosling and musical guest Jay-Z. For Gosling's encore host appearance he'll be on hand to promote his new film, "Blade Runner 2049." Jay-Z will be plugging a world tour that starts next month. O

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-22 00:00:15

Leaders: $271B needed for creaky Great Lakes water systems

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - State leaders say the Great Lakes region needs to drastically improve public water systems. The Great Lakes Commission this week called for upgrading wastewater treatment plants, storm water pipes and drinking water filtration systems. The commission, which represents the region

MORNING TIMES - 2017-09-21 23:47:18