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Second Harvest seeking food donations

Have you ever wished for a little comfort during a tough time? We all have. When life becomes a little more than we can bear, we hope someone cares enough to help. That is what many people in our community are hoping for this holiday season. There are working-poor neighbors struggling to feed their

MYCALDWELLCOUNTY.COM - 2017-11-21 22:08:00

Caldwell County News Drop off for Toys for Tots

The newspaper office will be a drop off point for those wishing to donate to "Toys for Tots" this year. Toys for Tots serves 176 families in Clinton, Caldwell and DeKalb counties. The need continues to get bigger every year. The Caldwell County News is offering $5 off either a personal of a gift sub

MYCALDWELLCOUNTY.COM - 2017-11-21 21:45:00

Your last drink could be someone else's last breath

As you attend that holiday party, or just stop off for a social hour, please remember that your last drink could be someone else's last breath. Drinking and driving is a deadly combination that ruins the holidays for many families. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to make sure everyon

MYCALDWELLCOUNTY.COM - 2017-11-21 20:58:00

Representative Neely's Capitol Report

New Interim Committee to Seek Solutions to Stabilize Missouri's Health Insurance Markets A newly-formed group of lawmakers will spend the rest of the year looking at the direction health care should take in Missouri. House Speaker Todd Richardson recently created the Interim Committee on Stabilizing

MYCALDWELLCOUNTY.COM - 2017-11-21 20:54:00

It's Winter Weather Awareness Day!

It may not be snowing yet, but Winter Weather Awareness Day, November 15, is upon us. What better opportunity to plan for the cold weather months and the sleet, ice, and snow they bring? Cold weather patterns affect road conditions and drivers need to adjust their approach to travel. There is no mys

MYCALDWELLCOUNTY.COM - 2017-11-21 20:27:00

Thanksgiving Holiday Enforcement Operations Scheduled For Troop H

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer Troop H, St. Joseph, announces that Troop H will once again be participating in the Thanksgiving holiday weekend enforcement operations. These operations' objective is to reduce the number and severity of traffic crashes. Throughout the holiday weekend,

MYCALDWELLCOUNTY.COM - 2017-11-21 20:24:00

Hamilton man in crash near Gallatin loses battle for life

A Hamilton resident seriously injured in a traffic accident early Saturday south of Gallatin died late Saturday morning at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. The crash has been upgraded to a fatality. 24-year old Harrison Lapen of Hamilton had been taken to the hospital after receiving serious injuries


Theresa Ann Parmenter, 1959-2017

Theresa Ann Parmenter, 1959-2017 PATTONSBURG, MO: Theresa Ann Parmenter, 58, Pattonsburg, MO passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017. She was born August 24, 1959 in Albany, MO the daughter of Kenneth and Arlene (Stout) Teel. On June 27, 1997 she married Mark Parmenter in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He


Bremen HS Marching Band Ends Season on a High Note

The Bremen High School Marching Band recently ended their competitive season earning 3rd place in their class at the Metamora Marching Invitational, in Metamora, IL. where they have competed for the last 12 years. The Metamora Marching Invitational that has an excellent well-rounded panel of adjudic

PATCH - 2017-11-22 15:42:23

Alleged Teen Getaway Driver Charged In Brighton Park Gang Murder

CHICAGO (CBS) - An 18-year-old woman who allegedly drove her boyfriend away from the scene of a fatal Brighton Park shooting that claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder. Flor Perez was ordered held in lieu of $75,000 bail Tuesday on a first-degree murder charge tied to th

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-21 15:50:15

Outlaws, Jeremy Boshears And A New Lenox Township Woman's Murder

The filing of first-degree murder charges against 32-year-old Jeremy Boshears, a regular patron at Woody's Bar and a member of the Joliet Outlaws motorcycle club, has sparked spirited discussion over the past couple of days on social media. Boshears, a former resident of Joliet and New Lenox, was ta

PATCH - 2017-11-21 07:36:30

Vietnam Veterans Say They Will Never Forget War Experiences

Three Oak Forest High School American Literature students tried on various types of war garb that men used when sent to Vietnam to fight in the Vietnam War. On the left, Oak Forest High School Junior Emily Hausherr wears the version of a Vietnam soldier's uniform at the beginning of the war. It was

PATCH - 2017-11-22 16:20:53

Sleep expert shares tips to help older adults address insomnia

Unlike many working adults and young parents who experience sleep deprivation, many older adults have plenty of time to sleep yet they experience insomnia. For this group, sleeping pills and night caps definitely are not the answer, according to Lisa Medalie, PsyD, CBSM, who five years ago, establis

HPHERALD.COM - 2017-11-22 12:08:20

Police search for elderly woman with dementia missing from Blue Island

Police are asking for the public's help in finding an elderly woman with dementia missing from south suburban Blue Island since Tuesday morning. Nancy Merritt, 73, was last seen about 9:30 a.m. when she was dropped off in front of her assisted living facility, Prairie Green at Fay's Point, 1546 W. W

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-22 09:19:00

Holiday Card Contest 2017: Publisher asks readers to spread the joy this holiday season

The holiday season is here, and, if we're being honest, we are tired already. We worked around the clock to produce this 50-plus-page 2017 Holiday Guide that has made your paper so thick this week. We have been working on short deadlines. We are dealing with people's ever-so-pleasant "holiday vibes

TINLEYJUNCTION.COM - 2017-11-22 17:30:00

Thanksgiving 2017: What's Open, What's Closed In Alsip-Crestwood

ALSIP-CRESTWOOD, IL -- It's almost time to sit down with the family and feast on turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. While some people - including employees at some retail stores - will be working on the holiday, many area businesses and offices will be closed, giving workers a day of

PATCH - 2017-11-22 16:16:30

Two Arrested in Aurora After Shots Fired, Loaded Gun Found

Police in Aurora say two male teens were taken into custody on Sunday after shots were fired and a loaded gun was found. Just after 3 a.m. while patrolling in the area of Jackson and Second, two officers heard gunshots fired close by and traveled southbound on Jackson to investigate. At the intersec

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 13:55:00

Feds Seek To Strip Citizenship From Aurora Sex Offender, 4 Others

AURORA, IL - A convicted sex offender and Aurora resident fraudulently obtained citizenship by hiding his abuse of children during the naturalization process, according to the Department of Justice. Eleazar Corral Valenzuela, 49, of the 300 block of South Kendall Street in Aurora, is a native of Mex

PATCH - 2017-11-22 00:45:51

Man Shot In Arm: Aurora Police

AURORA, IL - A possible gang-related shooting landed one victim in the hospital last Tuesday, Nov. 14. Two men were walking south on Ohio Street near Harriet Avenue around 6:26 p.m. when they found themselves under gunfire. Police say the suspect was standing on the northwest corner of that intersec

PATCH - 2017-11-21 15:13:36

Teens Lead Aurora Cops On SUV Chase

AURORA, IL - Four teens were questioned and two were charged in a Nov. 19 vehicle pursuit. Police were patrolling a neighborhood just east of downtown when they heard gunshots just after 3 p.m. They chased down a black SUV headed east on Fourth Avenue going at a "high rate of speed," police say. The

PATCH - 2017-11-21 16:37:02