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Two local mountaineers to speak at Keene State

The Monadnock Climbers Association, in conjunction with the Keene State College Outing Club, will host an evening with two world renowned climbers on Thursday, Nov. 30. Jim Shimberg and Jon Sykes of New Hampshire will speak about their experiences at the Night Owl Cafe in the college's Young Student

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:00

Keene man finds hope in emerging cancer treatments

Peter Rooney of Keene has turned his journey with stage 4 kidney cancer into the medical memoir "Immunopatient: The New Frontier of Curing Cancer." (Meghan Pierce/Union Leader Correspondent)KEENE -- A Keene man has turned his journey with stage 4 kidney cancer into the medical memoir, "Immunopatien

UNION LEADER - 2017-11-21 07:22:00

You get what you pay for: A Keene lawmaker doesn't have the time for the full job

Last month, state Rep. Donovan Fenton asked off of the House Environment and Agriculture Committee, leaving him without a committee assignment. He says his full-time job with his family's array of car dealerships leaves him little time for committee work. "I still think a lot can be done without bei

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Keene tax rate up, driven largely by jump in portion going to local education

Keene's property-tax rate, the fifth highest in the state last year, continues to rise. This year's rate is $37.22 per $1,000 of assessed value, or $7,444 for a house valued at $200,000. That's up 2.3 percent from last year. The increase was largely driven by a jump in the portion of the tax going t


As lease expires, Keene Olympia to close down

The Olympia Sports store on Winchester Street in Keene is closing around the end of this year, according to Joanne Kenny, the company's corporate communications manager. The store's lease is expiring, and the company was "not able to negotiate a profitable lease going forward," Kenny said. Kenny sai


History perseveres at Kimball Hall in Troy

TROY - There was a time, not that long ago, when the future of Kimball Hall was uncertain. The historic, two-story building on Depot Street had been used for more than 15 years for community gatherings and meetings. It was also the home of the Troy Historical Society and its museum. But coming into

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:00:00

Man sentenced for robbing Mr. Mike's

A man convicted of robbing Mr. Mike's in Stoddard was among those sentenced recently in Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene. James L. Merchant, 22, whose address is listed in sentencing documents as the Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield, Vt., pleaded guilty to theft by unauthor

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Thank you for Reading!

Campbell High School running back Keegan Mills wanted a close game on Saturday. But when he saw the Monadnock Regional team run onto the turf at the University of New Hampshire's Wildcat Stadium Saturday morning, he had the same feeling a lot of Cougar fans likely had. Huh? How could a team of just

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Fulton Man Killed In Crash

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- A Fulton man is dead after a single car crash in Tupelo Friday morning. Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green says, 43 year Grady Dewayne Chism was killed after crashing his 2001 Ford Ranger on Interstate 22, approximately 2 miles north of the McCullough Boulevard interchange. T

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-20 22:46:56

VIDEO: CVB Meets To Discuss A New Proposal

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- The Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau works to shape a compromise that might save the city's restaurant tax. The current proposal calls for the Golden Triangle Development LINK to receive $250,000 with the rest going to CVB. However, at the last council meeting,

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-21 04:51:39

Traveling for Thanksgiving? Weather Delays are Possible...

Here's a look at Thanksgiving travel conditions across the Southeast and the USA for the holiday weekend! Locally: Expect temperatures in the 50s with ample sunshine. It will feel a bit chilly, especially once the sun sets. If you're heading to the Egg Bowl, you'll need to layer up! Regionally: The

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-21 01:54:32

VIDEO: Remembering The Legacy Of Jim Spruiell

CHICKASAW COUNTY and TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) - The Arkansas crash is being felt in North Mississippi and Northwest Alabama because one of the victims is a long-time member of the medical and emergency responder communities in the region. Jim Spruiell of Sulligent, Alabama, was one of the three flight c

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-21 00:57:31

VIDEO: MSU and Ole Miss Meet Halfway for Annual Egg Bowl Run

CALHOUN CITY, Miss. (WCBI) - Mississippi State and Ole Miss fans have been preparing all season for this year's Egg Bowl, and the annual Egg Bowl Run kicked off the rivalry week. The 94 mile trip made a stop halfway in Calhoun City. The town square hosts events year-round. For the last five years, i

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-21 00:30:31

Lee County Jail Expansion Vote

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) - A proposal for renovating and expanding the Lee County Jail fails at a regular meeting of the board of supervisors. Supervisors nixed the latest proposal by a vote of 3 to 2. This plan would have budgeted $8,000,000 for an expansion and renovation plan that called for a new 10

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-20 23:45:49

Flight Nurse Remembered As Hero To Many

TUPELO (WCBI) The crash of a medical helicopter is being felt in North Mississippi and Northwest Alabama because one of the victims is a long time member of the medical and emergency responder efforts in the region. SPRUIELL Jim Spruiell of Sulligent, Alabama was one of the three flight crew members

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-20 17:58:23

MBI & Lowndes County SO Investigating Death Of Inmate

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, is investigating an apparent suicide in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center. Lowndes County Chief Deputy, Marc Miley, says the inmates name is not being released at this time pending

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-21 02:15:51

Concrete artist moving to Volga

VOLGA - A concrete business will come to downtown Volga in 2018, and the concrete work made by owner Chad Guthmiller is nothing short of art. The business, called Artisan Concrete Concepts, plans to break ground on a new facility (now a vacant lot) in spring 2018. Guthmiller plans on a six-month bui

BROOKINGS REGISTER - 2017-11-20 16:54:42

Aurora Co. Courthouse renovation off to slow start

PLANKINTON - Slow and steady is the motto for a renovation to the Aurora County Courthouse. In April, the Aurora County Commission approved a $1.9 million project for the courthouse, which will include a major overhaul to the building's accessibility for people with disabilities and heating and cool


MHS musicians join Augustana festival

Seven musicians from Madison High School participated in the Augustana Band Festival held Nov. 10-11 at the Sioux Falls university. According to Nicole Decker, MHS band director, the festival included students from across the state who were selected through a nomination process. "First, the students

DAILYLEADEREXTRA.COM - 2017-11-20 23:12:00

DSU files suit against Stratton Group

The university says it agreed in January to pay the Stratton Group $20,000 for a sponsorship of Sioux Falls Startup Week, an event that was scheduled for April 24-28 but never occurred, according to state court filings in Lake County. The university paid the Stratton Group the first installment of $

DAILYLEADEREXTRA.COM - 2017-11-20 23:04:00