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W.L. "Dub" Sturgeon

W. L. Dub Sturgeon, son of the late William Luther Sturgeon and Sylvia (Long) Sturgeon Sutton was born January 31, 1933 in Senath, and departed this life on November 16, 2017 at the age of 84. Dub married Kay Gifford on February 16, 1974. Survivors include: his wife: Kay Sturgeon of Kennett; one son

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-18 06:00:00

Jackson County Sheriff's Office investigating a homicide

SHOOTING.png Jackson County Sheriff's office is investigating a homicide. According to Captain Ricky Morales, the Diaz Police Department requested deputies help at a crash near the Diaz Scrap Yard. When deputies arrived, the man involved in the crash made a statement that raised suspicion. Morales s

KATV - 2017-11-19 10:39:07

Building destroyed in morning fire near Merced, but it's not all bad news

A vacant house burned down just outside the city of Merced, though fire crews were able to keep flames off of neighboring buildings, according to Calfire. Flames were reported at about 7:40 a.m. on Martin Luther King Jr. Way north of Gerard Avenue, according to Battalion Chief Mark Pimentel. A gas


Big rig 'full involved' in flames on Merced County highway, blocking traffic

A big rig caught fire Friday in the 300 block of Pacheco Boulevard in Los Banos, according to police. Officers arrived after the report at about 6:25 a.m. and found a tractor trailer "fully involved" in flames, blocking westbound traffic on Pacheco Boulevard, which is also Highway 152, police said.

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-11-17 22:38:00

How to fill up before feasting, with lowest gas prices in area as Thanksgiving nears

Gasoline prices are unlikely to make most people's list of Thanksgiving blessings this year, especially with the 12 cent tax increase at the pumps earlier this month. Nearly 51 million Americans - including more than 6 million Californians - will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgi


Andrew Gallagher: Kaepernick is 'Divider of the Year;' his actions mean nothing

Colin Kaepernick kneeled for a narrative that is non-existent and menial compared to other issues facing the black community. He single-handedly began a movement that is hurting the NFLs image and profit. His stand, or lack thereof, changed absolutely nothing. He has not given funds to provide trai


Time for Merced to figure out its rules for marijuana

When California voters approved Proposition 64, allowing for the legal use of recreational marijuana, it allowed cities and counties to establish their own rules allowing, prohibiting or otherwise regulating sales, manufacturing, cultivation and other aspects of the marijuana business. It's time to


Two students say a stranger offered them a ride near a north Turlock campus

Two students reported that a stranger offered them a ride Thursday near the Walnut Elementary Education Center in Turlock. An online message from the school said the students were approached by "an elderly and thin Caucasian male driving a four-door gold Lexus sedan who claimed he had been sent by t


Bicyclist killed when struck by vehicle on Turlock's Lander Avenue

A bicyclist was killed in Turlock on Wednesday night when he was struck by a vehicle on Lander Avenue, authorities said. At 11 p.m., the man was riding while carrying a box attempting to cross the street mid-block just south of Linwood Avenue when he rode in front of a vehicle traveling south on Lan


Juan Vazquez: We marched, but Denham won't take even small step for Dreamers

Congressman Jeff Denham, we marched from Merced to Modesto and we want a clean Dream Act now! That was the purpose of our March, La Lucha Sigue; we understand that you have stated you support the Dream Act, but we need to see action - not words. About 40 MECHA students from Stanislaus State and MJC

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-17 20:08:00

Up to $15K stolen after card skimmer use on Chandler ATM

Chandler police are investigating after a card skimmer was apparently installed on a bank ATM to gather customer account information. Investigators say the Arizona Bank and Trust drive-up ATM near I-10 and Ray Road was targeted. Investigators released two surveillance images Friday. The first one sh

AZFAMILY - 2017-11-18 06:31:00

Chandler police seek ATM card-skimmer thief who stole $15,000

Chandler police are looking for a man who stole thousands of dollars by installing a skimmer at the Arizona Bank and Trust near Ray Road and Priest Drive on Oct. 27. A skimmer is a card-reading device placed inside an ATM card slot. The device captures the information from a card, and the data can b

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-18 02:18:20

What to expect from Chandler's second medical marijuana dispensary

Giving Tree Wellness Center is a licensed medical-marijuana dispensary founded in 2013 with locations in Phoenix and Mesa. Nick Oza/The Republic Take a peek inside a medical-marijuana dispensary Kati Lindholm, a employee at Giving Tree Wellness Center, harvests a marijuana crop at the dispensa


Mesa police looking for missing woman, Megan Laney

MESA - Mesa police are looking for a 24-year-old woman who vanished earlier this week. Megan Laney was last seen walking to meet her boyfriend who lives in the Mesa area. Megan's boyfriend and parents have not heard from her since. Her family says her phone goes straight to voicemail and her mailbox

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-11-18 22:52:49

Staff, community rallying around beloved Casteel principal

Casteel High School Principal Sandy Lundberg is the kind of leader who boosts everyone she meets by lifting their spirits and making them feel like they can accomplish anything. That's why staff members, students, parents and the community say they are rallying around her as she battles a rare type

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

'Three's Company' actress Ann Wedgeworth dies at 83

Actress Ann Wedgeworth has died at age 83, according to reports from The Hollywood Reporter and The Associated Press. Wedgeworth's daughter Dianna Martin said the actress died Thursday close to her home in New York City after a long illness in a nursing home. Martin told The Hollywood Reporter that

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-18 23:25:44

NOW HIRING: Eight places looking for workers in the Valley

Are you looking for a new job? There are several places in the Valley now hiring and looking to add quality workers! 1. Greater Phoenix Job Fair in Tempe Looking for a career fair in the East Valley? The Greater Phoenix Job Fair will be taking place on December 4 in Tempe. Several Valley companies w

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-11-19 15:08:44

Sen. Flake says GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, Moore

Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if it follows President Donald Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. The Arizona senator was talking to the mayor of the Phoenix suburb of Mesa offstage Friday after speaking at a town hall session for

AZFAMILY - 2017-11-19 07:17:00

Downingtown Borough Council OKs next step for new train station project

DOWNINGTOWN >> Downingtown Borough Council on Wednesday approved a developer's conditional use application for the former Sonoco Property. Hankin Group's approved conditional use application for the development of Brandywine Station includes a mixed-use transit oriented development at the site of wh

DAILY LOCAL NEWS - 2017-11-18 05:00:00

Fundraising Event Scheduled as Search for Missing Chester County Mom Continues

Anna Bronislawa Maciejewska-Gould, 43, was last seen by her husband leaving her home on Hedgerow Lane in Malvern, Pennsylvania at 9:45 a.m. back on April 10. An event raising money for a missing Chester County mom is set to take place next week as the search for her continues. The auction, which is

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-11-19 02:45:18