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Everyday Hunter: Well done, my friend

Modern media creates many heroes, stars, mentors, and role models. Unless you are a deer hunter you may not have noticed the late Charlie Alsheimer, but for us he was all that, and more. As a young Air Force recruit in Vietnam, Charlie was introduced to photography. When he returned home he carried

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-16 18:27:00

Another Voice: Worry less about the King bust and more about spreading his ideas

The controversy surrounding the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. bust that is in the park that bears his name on Fillmore and Best Street continues to heat up. The question is: should it be replaced with a statue that actually looks like him? I was one of the people present during the unveiling of the sta

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-15 04:45:35

HEAP outreach session is Wednesday at Fillmore Ave. center

A Home Energy Assistance Program outreach session will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the CAO Alphonso "Rafi" Greene Jr. Masten Resource Center, 1423 Fillmore Ave. Households may apply for emergency HEAP benefits and assistance with weatherization or heating equipment repair or replacem

BUFFALO NEWS

State & Union: Allegany Co. man building toward a new world record

Steve Guman is shown in 2009 with his popsicle-stick sculpture of a medieval castle, built with nearly 400,000 popsicle sticks, which at the time was a Guinness world record. Steve is working on a new sculpture to reclaim the world record.Photo submitted Steve Guman wants his world record back - and

TIMES-HERALD

Suds on Black Creek disappear

ELLEN F. O'CONNELL / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Suds blowing across Tomhicken Road in Fern Glen in Black Creek Twp. makes traveling difficult for motorists Friday. Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection have traced the foam flowing in and along Black Creek to a plant in

STANDARD SPEAKER

Vet wanted an education, and Cold War provided lesson

Dennis Seekins lacked certainty on what he wanted to do in life, but knew he needed an education if he was going to have a chance at success. So rather than wait to be drafted into the military like some of his friends who also had graduated from Medina High School, Seekins enlisted in the Air Force

BUFFALO NEWS

New Olean eatery closes after short run

OLEAN - Smiley's restaurant, which had opened in early September on Wayne Street as "hometown family restaurant," has closed its doors. The restaurant, which had been located on Wayne Street in the former Silver Slipper restaurant, had been owned by Donald Williams of Cuba. A telephone message left

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-16 17:00:00

Golden Knights see chess success

The Golden Knights of Lockport finished 2017 as chess royalty. The Knights were named K-8 Team Chess Champions during the 2017 Western New York Pioneer Fall Scholastic Championship, which was held Dec. 2 at the Pioneer High School in Yorkshire, N.Y. The team, which was K-4 Team Chess Champions in 2

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN

Cave Creek Unified School District's Kindergarten Roundup

The Cave Creek Unified School District's five A+ Elementary Schools of Excellence, will be holding their Kindergarten Roundup on February 6, 2018, beginning at 5pm. Each elementary school has a different focus, with all students being inspired to become lifelong learners in order to succeed in a glo

SONORAN NEWS - 2018-01-15 19:24:42

LMU hosts Knoxville Opera for Turandot performance

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will host the Knoxville Opera for an abbreviated performance of Puccini's Turandot on Jan. 18 at 11:30 a.m. in the Sam and Sue Mars Performing Arts Center in the Duke Hall of Citizenship. The performance is free and open to the community. The Knoxville Opera will pr

DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 13:16:00

Spokesman: At least 3 deputies wounded in shooting

YORK, S.C. (AP) - At least three sheriff's deputies have been wounded in a shooting in South Carolina. Media outlets reported that the shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday near York when officers responded to a domestic dispute. York County sheriff's spokesman Trent Faris said the wounded offic

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 11:26:54

March, speeches honor King's legacy

With temperatures hovering around the freezing point, a large gathering massed outside the Warren County Justice Center to embark on a march to honor those who braved harsher conditions decades earlier to secure their civil rights. The celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy culminat

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 02:30:00

Magistrates OK updates at PCDC

The first meeting of the new year for Pulaski County Fiscal Court featured several departmental updates. Magistrates were amenable to several updates needed at the Pulaski County Detention Center. First up, the court authorized Jailer David Moss to seek bids for a new system to control the jail's do

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL

Richards served community, state well

State Rep. Jody Richards, D-Bowling Green, has devoted a large part of his life to helping his fellow Kentuckians. Whether in the classroom as a journalism professor at Western Kentucky University or serving as a legislator in Frankfort, Richards has tried to help people get a better education, more

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS

Greyhound bus in multi-truck crash in Kentucky

Bonnieville, Ky. (Courtesy: WHAS) BONNIEVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) - A Greyhound bus, 2 trucks and 2 passenger cars crashed Tuesday morning on I-65 in Bonnieville, just south of Elizabethtown in Hart County, Kentucky. Multiple people were taken to local hospitals with mostly minor injuries, according to Ke

WKRN - 2018-01-16 17:31:46

I-65 closed in Hart County due to wreck

Emergency crews were still working to reopen Interstate 65 southbound Tuesday afternoon after a wreck involving five vehicles including a Greyhound bus occurred at about 8:40 a.m. Multiple people were transported for medical attention following the accident, which happened near Bonnieville. No upda

GLASGOW DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-16 18:12:00

KEYC - BEC Plans for Riverfront Drive Roundabout Despite Grant Denial

Despite missing out on grant money from the state, Blue Earth County expects to move forward with plans of a roundabout off of Highway 14 and Riverfront Drive in Mankato. Earlier this month the state awarded over $18 million in grants for transportation projects, but Blue Earth County's project was

KEYC - 2018-01-16 20:33:00

Madison Lake Chamber Of Commerce Taking Over, Rebranding Former Big Bobber Contest

A passenger who was with a driver fatally shot in a roadside confrontation in Rochester says the victim dared the armed motorist to shoot him after the two were involved in a collision. A passenger who was with a driver fatally shot in a roadside confrontation in Rochester says the victim dared the

KEYC - 2018-01-16 22:00:00

KEYC - Vikings Fever Sails Through Mankato

Vikings Fever is spreading more than ever, and with the team going to the NFC Championships, Scheels said sports apparel sales are booming. Assistant Store Leader Trent Sonnicksen said the amount of people coming in is a lot. "It's been nuts this morning, everyone that came in the store right away,

KEYC - 2018-01-16 02:40:00

Mankato code change would tighten shoveling rules

MANKATO - Looking to offer a pedestrian-friendly city, particularly for people with disabilities, Mankato city leaders are preparing new snow-shoveling rules that would force property owners to clear sidewalks in half the time now required. Under the amended ordinance covering "Ice and Snow on Publi

MANKATO FREE PRESS - 2018-01-16 12:00:00