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Rita Hooper Midgett of Manns Harbor, Jan. 13

Rita Hooper Midgett, 95, of Manns Harbor, NC died Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation. A native of Stumpy Point, she was the daughter of the late Grace Gray Hooper and Alfred B. Hooper. She was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church and worked at the Manns


David Eris Waterfield of Buxton, Jan. 1

Along with his parents, David is survived by his wife, Dana Marie Quidley Waterfield; a daughter, Hannah Waterfield of Nashville, TN; a son, Justin Waterfield (Jessea) of Buxton, NC; four grandchildren, Ella Grace and Everly Marie of Nashville, TN and Jacey Lee and Josiah Lannon of Buxton, NC; four


Cory Stowe Sisler of Hatteras, December 4

Cory Stowe Sisler passed away on the morning of December 4th, 2017 after a long struggle with addiction. Cory will be greatly missed by so many - an old, good soul who was born with a sparkle in his eyes and a very special way of making everyone laugh even in the worst of times. A Hatteras boy and S


Man charged in weekend shooting near Manteo

DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A Dare County man accused of shooting two people over the weekend is now behind bars. The Dare County Sheriff's Office has arrested and charged Trystan Beacham, 22, of Manteo, with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, assault by pointing a gun an


Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water near Ocracoke Inlet, NC

A crew from Station Hatteras Inlet prepares to tow a disabled, 33-foot sailboat that was taking on water about 20 miles east of Ocracoke Inlet, Dec. 5, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Habel) WILMINGTON, N.C. - The Coast Guard assisted a man after his sailboat began ta


Coast Guard helps injured man on sailboat Sunday off Hatteras

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Joe Frissora (left) and Fireman Mike Macchia from Station Hatteras Inlet assist the unidentified sailor. (USCG) The Coast Guard assisted a man who was injured aboard a sailboat that was taking on water Sunday afternoon off Hatteras Inlet. The sailboat was about 13


Eric Harrison Ambrose of Manteo, Oct. 29

Eric Harrison Ambrose, 43, of Manteo, NC died Sunday, October 29, 2017. A native of Dare County, he was the son of Wanda Powell Ambrose and Edward Harrison Ambrose of Manteo. Along with his parents, Eric is survived by his brother, Stacy Edward Ambrose and wife, Kimberley of Manteo; and niece, Megan


Generational leaders face off in race for Manteo mayor

Jamie Daniels Manteo voters will find a race for mayor and competition for three Board of Commissioners seats on the town ballot this year. Eight-year incumbent Mayor Jamie Daniels faces a challenge from Bobby Owens Jr., a former chairman of the Dare County Board of Commissioners and a longtime loca


Sheriff's Beat 1-17-18: Tahlequah man jailed for child abuse; attacks deputy

Responding to a physical domestic in progress on Jan. 12, Cherokee County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Tahlequah man for child abuse and assault and battery upon a police officer. Charles Matthew Blakley III, 34, allegedly answered the door of his residence intoxicated and had blood dripping

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-17 08:45:00

One man shot in Fayetteville

Fayetteville Police responded to a shooting in the Wedington area, where police say they discovered one male had been shot. Updated: 9:27 PM CST Jan 17, 2018 Police say one man was shot tonight in Fayetteville near Wedington Drive. Police say they got the call that shots were heard just before 8:0

KHBS - 2018-01-18 03:27:00

City opens area for housing rehab program

City planners opened the application process to eligible homeowners within Area 9 who want help with exterior repairs through Muskogee's Housing Rehabilitation and Neighborhood Redevelopment Program. Area 9 is bordered on the north and south by Martin Luther King Street and Border Avenue and on the

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2018-01-18 00:39:04

Fired deputy remains in custody on charge of abuse of infant daughter

A former Newton County deputy remains jailed without bond on a felony child abuse charge stemming from a head injury suffered by his infant daughter. Kenneth R. Rush, 51, of Joplin, was arrested on the charge Jan. 9 following an investigation by Joplin police. Capt. Trevor Duncan of the Joplin Polic

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-01-18 02:01:00

Muskogee man gets 15 years for meth distribution

MUSKOGEE - A Muskogee man has been sentenced to 15 years, with five years' supervised released, for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. The indictment alleged that on or about March 7, 2017, Blake Alan Miller, 34, knowingly possessed in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine, and

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-17 08:45:00

Arrest made in Wagoner home invasion

A suspect in a Wagoner County armed home invasion captured on video last week was arrested and is being held on $100,000 bond Tuesday afternoon by Wagoner County Sheriff Chris Elliott and investigators. Deputy Nick Mahoney said Aaron Isaiah Johnson was arrested in connection with a home invasion las

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2018-01-17 00:21:39

Tahlequah man charged with environmental crimes

Percy Sellers, of Tahlequah, has been charged in Cherokee County District Court with five counts of pumping septic tanks without a license, one count of engaging in a pattern of criminal offenses, and one count of engaging in transactions involving unlawful proceeds, according to a release from the

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2018-01-18 00:28:46

Muskogee County District Court 01.18.18

Ricky Dale Wilson, 56, and Nicole Ashley Pipkins, 32, both of Muskogee. Protective orders Maryia Lurline Webb, et al. vs. Sharla Kay Downing, Jan. 30. Christopher Wayne Rhodes vs. Justin Wiedel, Jan. 30. Civil suits In re: Ryan Lowe, et al., lost title. Discover Bank vs. Rennie E. Ohl, petition for

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2018-01-17 23:15:00

UPDATE: CPD investigating possible hit-and-run incident

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 1/17/18 @ 12:40 p.m. Charleston Police tell WSAZ they are investigating a possible hit-and-run incident involving a pedestrian. It happened about 12:20 p.m. Wednesday along Summers Street in Charleston. Police say they are checking surveillance footage in the area

WSAZ - 2018-01-17 20:33:00

Second suit filed against former WVU student convicted in fatal DUI

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The other woman walking with former Charleston native Carli Sears at the time of her death in Morgantown has filed a lawsuit against Alexander Hambrick. Madeleine E. Wymer filed the suit late last week against Hambrick, who was convicted of getting behind the wheel of a vehicle i

METRO NEWS - 2018-01-18 01:12:00

Charleston Police search for suspect in connection to Black Friday bank robbery

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - The Charleston Police Department are searching for a suspect in connection to a bank robbery that occurred in 2017 on Black Friday. On Friday, November 24th, 2017, police received a report of a bank robbery at the BB&T location on 3800 MacCorkle Ave. Police say that the susp

WOWK - 2018-01-17 21:41:50

Princeton grandfather of children at center of disturbing Calif. case trying to make contact

PRINCETON - Grandparents in Mercer County were working to contact their grandchildren Tuesday morning after learning about how police had found them malnourished and living in filthy conditions at their California home. Police went Sunday to the home of 57-year-old David Allen Turpin, and Louise Ann

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-17 10:00:00