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Fall in Love with Greater Fort Lauderdale

(NewsUSA) - Travelers may think of summer and beach activities when they think of Florida, but Greater Fort Lauderdale takes its relaxing vibe into the fall season. With options for off-season savings, visitors can enjoy a VIP experience for less and make the most of a fall visit to the destination,


Ready for a New Phone? How to Tell if it's Time to Switch Your Wireless Provider

(StatePoint) When you're buying a new phone, it's only natural to wonder if it's time to break up with your current wireless provider and move on. Doing so might save you money and offer you more convenience and better service. But changing providers is a big decision and there are several things to


Homecoming Luncheon Tickets on Sale

Jordan Green The annual Homecoming luncheon, sponsored by the Blackwell Public Schools Foundation, is set for Friday, September 29 in the Kay Room from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. The price of a ticket is $7.00, and it includes chicken and noodle soup, salad, homemade rolls, and "that wonderful chocolate sheet


Miss BHS and Maroon Spirit

Last week, the Blackwell Journal-Tribune was proud to showcase 2017's Miss BHS, Maroon Spirit, and their runners up, and this week you can read more about them ahead of this month's Homecoming Ceremony. Miss BHS is Lydia Kori Ashford, a native of Blackwell and a lifelong student of Blackwell Public


Lee Linsenmeyer is BJT's Feature of the Week for September 20

The Blackwell Journal-Tribune's Feature of the Week, sponsored by Blackwell Dentistry, is Lee Linsenmeyer. Linsemeyer is the Head Softball Coach for the Lady Maroons at Blackwell High School. He was born in Tulsa, OK and graduated from Glencoe High School before attending Northern Oklahoma College


Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

(NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself traveling for work a bit more in the coming months as companies try to wrap


New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

(NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools for healthcare professionals and clinical provi


Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, hav


The key ingredient to a successful school year

(BPT) - Now that school is in session, you've likely returned to the routine of nightly homework and packing lunches in the morning. One thing that helps ensure a safe and successful school year is polycarbonate plastic made from bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is a building-block chemical used to make a pla


Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories through art and photography

(BPT) - This post is brought to you by Eisai Inc. When most people think of breast cancer, they think of the pink movement, and often times, "beating" the cancer. A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a late stage of the disease in which the cancer has spread beyond the breast, is different


100th Annual County Free Fair: Blackwell Responds

This past Sunday saw a wet and muddy end to a sunny and successful week for the 100th Annual Kay County Free Fair which ran from last Tuesday, September 12, until the early afternoon on Sunday the 17. The Centennial Fair brought attention to the Blackwell Fairgrounds' very noticeable facelift which


Monday's high school sports scoreboard (Sept. 18)

First half: 1. Hutchinson, Westfall (Garcia); 2. Hutchinson, Westfall; 3. South, E. Macias. Second half: 4. South, Umana (E. Macias); 5. South, Alferez. Shots: South 14, Hutchinson 9. Saves: South, I. Macias 7; Hutchinson, Villenueva 11. Records: South 4-3, Hutchinson 2-5-1. at Crestview South CC (P

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-09-19 03:23:00

Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has made airlines' longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost America's infrastructure. But his prospects for closing the deal with Congress appear slim. A bill that would put the aviation industry in charge of air traf

WAFF - 2017-09-20 18:55:11

Wanted man takes his own life before arrest

The Columbia Police Department is conducting an investigation after a wanted man took his own life as U.S. Marshals attempted to arrest him Monday. Members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force attempted to apprehend 42-year-old Bryan Prince as he sat parked on McCullum Street in Columbia, Deputy

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 18:17:37

Victim of fatal Limestone County wreck identified

The driver who died Monday in a two-vehicle collision south of Ardmore has been identified as a Huntsville man, officials said. Yaya Traore, 72, died while traveling east on Bethel Road after his car collided with a pickup traveling south on Alabama 251, Limestone County Coroner Mike West said. A

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-09-19 15:31:00

Maury County Schools highlight growth in state assessment

Central High School improved in geometry and English III, according to results from a state examination, and Hampshire and Santa Fe Unit schools saw "exceptional growth overall." The Maury County Public Schools office commended students Tuesday and noted areas of improvement on the latest test, but

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 22:12:49

Ardmore students Snapchat shirts with racist language at school, get in trouble

Controversial shirts at Ardmore High LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - Several Ardmore High students are facing trouble after wearing sweatshirts with racist language at school. The shirts say "Demon Chasin N*****". We have obscured the offensive language and the faces of the students, who we believe to be m

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-21 20:56:38

McAlister & Rogers Farms pays tribute to the past

Still recovering from April's horrific hail storm, Taft's McAlister and Rogers Farms got its start back in 1906 with John William McAlister, the great-grandfather of Mac Rogers who operates the farm today along with his wife, Jana. "He handed it down to my grandfather, Knox, who was one of 11 kids,"

ELK VALLEY TIMES - 2017-09-21 12:13:00

Facebook will provide Congress contents of 3,000 ads bought by Russian agency

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will hand over the contents of 3,000 advertisements purchased by Russian accounts during the 2016 presidential campaign. This is a change from the social media network's first decision to take back copies it had given to Congress when it cited privacy issues. Facebook w

WTVF - 2017-09-21 19:54:31

High School Blitz - Power Rankings after Week 4

1. Rogers (4-0) Friday: vs. Central Next: at Lexington 2. Wilson (3-0) Friday: at West Limestone Next: at Lauderdale County 3. Deshler (3-0) Friday: at Priceville Next: at Colbert County 4. Muscle Shoals (3-1) Friday: vs. Hartselle Next: Off 5. Brooks (2-1) Friday: at Lawrence County Next: Off 6. La

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 05:00:00