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Marshall veteran returns from Honor Flight

He retired 10 years ago from ConAgra Frozen Foods. But after a decade in retirement, Bill Vardiman, of Marshall, still looks back on memories from his time away from home a time when he served four years in Europe during the Vietnam War. Sitting back in a chair at The Marshall Democrat-News office,

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Good News Day: Church youths deliver 314 lbs. of food to pantry

Contributed image The combined youth groups of First Christian and Covenant Presbyterian churches collected and deliver 314 pounds of non-perishable food to the Community Food Pantry in October. The three youth groups each spend an evening Trick or Treating for the Food Pantry in Marshall. This even

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Mid-Day Optimists angel tree to benefit Great Circle kids

On Friday, Nov. 17, seven Mid-Day Optimist Club members set up an Angel Tree in preparation of the Christmas season. The tree located at Viking Athletic Goods, in Marshall displays gift ideas for numerous youths who reside at Great Circle-Tom Butterfield campus. Angels and wrapped gifts need to be r

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Good News Day: Fire department has privilege of treating special young man to dinner

The Marshall Fire Department had a couple of visitorson Tuesday night, Nov. 7. Jon Durney with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) set up a meeting with the department and a family of a young man who has a form of muscular dystrophy. The young man, Riley Blankenship, 13, lives in Sedalia with

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Good News Day: Saline Animal League celebrates 20 years of service

Twenty years ago, on June 5, 1997, a group of people met at the Marshall Public Library in response to a letter submitted to The Marshall Democrat-News. This letter and meeting would prove to be the harbingers of change in the lives of stray and abandoned dogs and cats in the city of Marshall. The g

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Students visit CMU for science competition

FAYETTE Central Methodist University held its annual Momberg High School Math and Science Competition on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and this year the stakes were even higher for those participating. Approximately 60 students from 10 Missouri high schools took part in the event, with most schools fielding tw

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Prosecutor files more charges in Howard County suicide case

FAYETTE - The special prosecutor in the case against a woman accused of bullying a teenager has filed more charges, including stalking, harassment and assault. Those charges come on top of the involuntary manslaughter count Harley Branham already faces. In January, the jury at a coroner's inquest fo

KOMU - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Food Bank Thanksgiving food drive begins Tuesday

It's the giving season, and The Food Bank is asking people to get into the spirit Tuesday with the Partnership Against Hunger, a 12-hour food drive for those in need. Food donations can be dropped off at Walmart, Schnucks and Hy-Vee stores in Columbia, Fulton, Boonville, Moberly and Jefferson City.

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-11-20 21:30:00

What's Open, Closed Thanksgiving Week In Cherokee County?

CANTON, GA -- Most government offices and lots of businesses will be closing this week in Cherokee County as we observe Thanksgiving. Here's a rundown of what's open and what's closed in Bartow for Thanksgiving 2017:All Cherokee County government offices, except law enforcement and others required f

PATCH - 2017-11-20 17:41:56

4 CCSD Schools Honored For Outstanding Academic Performance

From CCSD:Four Cherokee County School District schools have been honored by Gov. Nathan Deal for outstanding academic performance! Clayton Elementary School earned a top Gold Award in the "Greatest Gains" ratings, which recognize only 139 schools statewide that earned a three-year average CCRPI (Col

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:53:56

'WOW!' House: 'One Of A Kind' On 3-Acre Wooded Lot

CANTON, GA -- Are you in the market for a new home? Looking for more space to accommodate your growing family? Or are you seeking to downsize, now that the kids have left the nest? No matter what your desires are in the real estate market, Patch is here to help. Each week, we feature a WOW House, a

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:10:57

Cherokee Thanksgiving to feed 2,000 on Turkey Day

Cherokee Thanksgiving has been a tradition in the county for decades, feeding residents and families in a holiday of gratitude. This year marks the 25th anniversary for the service event at Canton First United Methodist Church. Cheryl Mosley, who leads the initiative, has been volunteering for the e


Dead Inmate Was Charged With Molesting, Giving Drugs To Runaways

CANTON, GA -- The Cherokee County Adult Detention Center inmate who was pronounced dead after he was found unresponsive in his cell had been indicted on several charges related to harboring three teenagers who ran away in March from the North Georgia Angel House in Canton. A Cherokee County grand j


Johnny Vardeman: Stories stir memories of fabled ranger Arthur Woody

Duncan Dobie's book about U.S. Forest Ranger Arthur Woody has stirred memories of the man from people who knew him or had friends who knew him. Dobie's book, "Arthur Woody and the Legend of the Barefoot Ranger," tells numerous stories about the famous conservationist who did so much for preserving t

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

6 Stores Sold Alcohol To Buyers Under 21 During Compliance Check

CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA -- Six stores in Cherokee County were cited Friday after an undercover operation confirmed they sold alcohol to buyers under the age of 21. That's according to the Cherokee Marshal's Office, which conducted the joint operation with the Department of Revenue - Alcohol Toboacco Div

PATCH - 2017-11-20 20:39:56

Police Shooting | 'Freedom Fighter' | Inmate Dies: Top Stories

It was a busy week of news around Georgia, including the death of an inmate in Cherokee County and a man who was shot and killed on his front porch as he returned home from work. Here are the top headlines you may have missed this week. GAINESVILLE, GA - Police in Gainesville have released informat


Front Royal man pleads guilty to heroin possession with intent to distribute

FRONT ROYAL -- A local man pleaded guilty on Monday to heroin possession with the intent to distribute, the charge stemming from a March traffic stop. FRONT ROYAL - A local man pleaded guilty on Monday to heroin possession with the intent to distribute, the charge stemming from a March traffic stop

NORTHERN VIRGINIA DAILY - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

VSP Investigates Sex Allegations Involving Teen

The Virginia State Police is investigating allegations that members of the Strasburg Fire Department had sex with an underage girl. According to affidavits for search warrants recently unsealed in Shenandoah County Circuit Court, several volunteer firefighters are being investigated for filming them

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2017-11-21 02:53:00

Fenner files petition for Redbud District recount

WINCHESTER - Linda Fenner, who lost the election for the Redbud District seat on the Frederick County School Board in November, has filed a petition for a recount. Fenner, who lost by five votes in the election, filed the petition on Friday at the Frederick County Circuit Court, according to Clerk o

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-11-21 04:53:00

Loving the film in Scrabble

Stanley Reynolds of Flint Hill (left), Ellen Thorburn of Brussels, Belgium, and James Allsberry of Flint Hill were among a full house at the Rappahannock African-American Heritage Center in Scrabble for the Friday night screening of "Loving," which tells the story of Loving v. Virginia. Richard and

RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS - 2017-11-19 08:44:17