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Bolivar says goodbye to its monument man

Few men can claim to have lived a monumental life. Even fewer would argue that is exactly the legacy left behind after former Bolivar mayor Jewell Vernard "J.V." Wommack Sr., longtime owner of six-decade-old Wommack Monument Co., died Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Citizens Memorial Healthcare Facility in Bol

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2017-11-20 20:34:00

SBU Concert, Bolivar choirs to present fall concert Nov. 28

The Southwest Baptist University Concert Choir and the Bolivar Community Choir will present their annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Pike Auditorium on the Bolivar campus. The concert will feature Antonio Vivaldi's "Gloria," which is scored for chorus, soloists and orchestra. The

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2017-11-20 08:15:00

State fire marshal advises Missourians to remember fire safety at Thanksgiving and throughout holiday season

State Fire Marshal Tim Bean is reminding Missourians that Thanksgiving not only kicks off the holiday season, it raises the potential for dangerous residential fires - caused by everything from increased indoor cooking and turkey fryers to Christmas trees, decorations and festive candles. "The holid

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2017-11-20 16:17:00

Thought for the Week: To achieve or not to achieve

I am not competitive by nature. Admittedly, a bit rises within me every now and then (like on Bunko nights). However, it seems to me as though our culture has tried to reduce the competitive spirit in people. Instead of handing out an award to the winning pee-wee league, every team gets an award and


USDA announces enrollment period for loss coverage

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced that starting Nov. 1, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage safety net program may enroll for the 2018 crop year. The enrollment period will end Aug. 1, 2018. "Since shares and ownership of a


Mountain Home Man Killed in Sunday Crash

BAXTER COUNTY, Ark. -- A man from Mountain Home has died after a one-vehicle accident that took place on Sunday. The accident happened just before 11 am on Highway 126 South when the southbound vehicle driven by Casey Jones, 39, ran off-road, hit a guardrail and flipped over. A report from the Arkan

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-11-20 12:34:22

Baxter County man killed in single-vehicle crash

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (KY3) A man from Mountain Home was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday night. According to Arkansas State Police, a 2006 Toyota Corolla driven by Casey Jones, 23, ran off Highway 126, struck a guardrail and overturned just after 8:00 p.m. Jones was ejected from the vehi

KSPR.COM - 2017-11-20 02:48:00

Lebanon Man Charged in Marijuana Bust

LEBANON, Mo. -- A Lebanon man was charged Monday after being found with over eight pounds of marijuana and nine firearms at his residence. Adam Bishop, 33, of Lebanon, was charged with one count of a class C felony for delivery of a controlled substance, one count of a class E felony of attempt to m

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-11-20 21:02:45

Wayne looks to take on blighted properties

LYONS - The Wayne County Board of Supervisors is expected at its meeting Tuesday to take the next step in establishing a land bank, which is designed to address blighted properties. A resolution on Tuesday's agenda establishes the Wayne County Regional Land Bank Corporation. The move allows the coun

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-20 21:00:00

Land bank transfers two parcels to Seneca County Habitat for Humanity

WATERLOO - Two of the first four deteriorated properties acquired by the Finger Lakes Regional Land Bank Corp. will be transferred to Seneca County Habitat for Humanity as sites for new or refurbished homes. Resolutions to transfer 33 Taylor Ave., Waterloo, and 2320 County Road 139, Ovid, to Habitat

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-20 21:00:00

Beaver Dams man sentenced on federal charges for tri-county drug ring

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WENY) - A Beaver Dams man convicted of federal drug charges in relation to a Southern Tier drug ring has been sentenced. 40-year-old Scott Kennedy pleaded guilty to conspiracy to manufacture, possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 500 grams or more of a mixture or sub

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2017-11-20 23:39:00

This Week In Wine Country- Glenora Wine Cellars

This Week In Wine Country (WENY)-- For this week's edition of This Week In Wine Country, sponsored by the Finger Lakes Wine Country, WENY's Cody Carlson takes a trip to Glenora Wine Cellars on Seneca Lake to look at their upcoming holiday deals and packages. For a list of events happening this week


WANTED: Your photos for our new Days of Yore gallery

Carrols hamburger chain was on Hamilton Street in Geneva for a short time. It opened around 1970 but in 1975 the company converted most of its stores to Burger Kings. (Carrol Restaurant Corporation is still the largest Burger King franchise owner in the world.) Isn't it amazing how a single photo ca

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-19 16:00:00

Thanksgiving for turkeys at Farm Sanctuary

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - At the Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, Thanksgiving is a little different. The farm is home to hundreds of rescued animals but come Thanksgiving time - the turkeys are the star at dinner but they're the ones doing all the stuffing. The annual "Celebration for the Turke

WETM - 2017-11-20 02:52:17

WENY News - Farm Sanctuary holds annual "Celebration for the Turkeys"

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) -- While most people are getting ready to cook for Thanksgiving, one local organization is giving turkey's a Thanksgiving feast of their own. Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen is holing their thirty-second annual "Celebration for the Turkey's" event. During the celebration tur


How Sweet, It's Been One Year

Trumansburg residents with a craving for ice cream have a convenient and year-round option when they stop in at How Sweet 607 on Main Street. But the business, which was kind of an expansion of the popular Sweet Melissa's ice cream from downtown Ithaca, offers much more than ice cream along. The sma


Laughlin Ranch is back in business

BULLHEAD CITY - Real estate sales are back in full force at Laughlin Ranch. The master-planned community east of the Bullhead Parkway has had its share of ups and downs in its 15-year history. Developer David Lords said he sees this as an up time and one that will continue soaring to new heights. "I

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:50:00

Boom Box Parade judges announced

BULLHEAD CITY - The panel of judges has been announced for the Dec. 1 Boom Box Parade in Bullhead City. The parade, conducted by the Colorado River Women's Council and sponsored by Mohave Electric Cooperative, Murphy Broadcasting, TV2-KLBC, Western Arizona Regional Medical Center and All Wellness M

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:54:00

Plastic bags sought for mat-weaving

BULLHEAD CITY - American Legion Post 87 in Bullhead City is looking for plastic shopping bags to continue making sleeping mats and pillows for area homeless men and women. "We need bags desperately," said Janice Williamson, a post auxiliary member and the District 7 president, about the group's comm

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:47:00

Competition helps support Breast Cancer Awareness

Harrah's Laughlin managers display the bras created for competition. The Battle of the Bras Department was one way the casino showed support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.Contributed LAUGHLIN - About a month ago, Harrah's Laughlin employees showed their sense of humor and their desire

MOHAVE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 21:45:00