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Sixth-annual Fanfare of Lights returns

Fall is here, and the holidays are quickly approaching, which means the Oklahoma State campus will soon be lit for the season. Start the holidays in the brightest way at the Fanfare of Lights on Monday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. Join the Office of Allied Arts and Special Events and the Stillwater community

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-22 22:15:00

THEN AND NOW: Twenty-seven years strong

It is hard to believe how fast the first 27 years of the reformation of the Stillwater Community Band have passed. In the fall of 1991, William Ballenger had a dream to rekindle the music of the SCB originally formed on July 4, 1906. Music was donated by area public schools and OSU and all that was

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-22 21:33:00

OSU presents 'The Comedy of Errors'

From left to right: Tyler Burd, Kelton Neals and Peyton Meacham are leading members of the cast in Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors," an upcoming OSU Theatre production. Plan for your holiday season now as the OSU Department of Theatre presents Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" Nov. 30, throug

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-22 21:30:00

Avoiding bed bugs before, after thrift store purchases

Thrift-store shopping can be fun and often has the added benefit of reducing the wear and tear on the family budget. It is not without some risks, though. Picking up second-hand household goods, clothing and furniture could lead to increased exposure to bed bugs. To reduce the risk, shoppers should

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-22 21:29:00

Stillwater FFA raises Thanksgiving turkeys for area families

A Stillwater FFA student holds a turkey right after it hatched this past May. (courtesy photo) Stillwater FFA students hold turkey eggs this spring before they hatched. (courtesy photo) Stillwater FFA students recently donated 200 canned goods items and 30 turkeys they raised so area families in nee

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-22 17:48:00

Stillwater FFA successful at national convention

This past month, 24 Stillwater FFA members traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana to attend the 2017 National FFA Convention. The National FFA Convention is the nation's largest youth gathering with over 65,000 FFA members in attendance. During the convention, numerous Stillwater FFA members represented

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-22 21:24:00

Stillwater Art Guild presents Susan Dragoo

On Monday, Susan Dragoo will present a Photography Demonstration at the Stillwater Art Guild's monthly meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Sheerar Center Auditorium located at Seventh and S. Duncan. How would Susan describe herself? "I am Imagery and Adventure!" One of her favorite verses i

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-22 19:55:00

TAKING AIM: Arm's length is far too close

It's a homeowner's nightmare: something goes bump in the night and you're pretty sure you put the cat out. Nonetheless, you pick up your trusty sidearm and descend the stairs. You move quietly to the light switch next to the door and flip it on. It takes a moment for your brain to register that ther

STWNEWSPRESS.COM - 2017-11-22 12:00:00

H&T looks back to past Thanksgivings

Associate Editor jkiener@heraldandtribune.com A look back at Thanksgivings past during the years 1945 and 1980 in Jonesborough provides a glimpse of how the holiday was observed. The year 1945 saw hope for peace in the ending of World War II while 1980 ushered in the Herald & Tribune's computer-age

HERALD AND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 16:19:24

Overmountain Men continue on their journey

The Overmountain Men continued their tradition this year. The annual recreation of the Overmountain men's historic march to King's Mountain attracted 15,000 visitors in 2017. Steve Ricker, Interpreter for the Overmountain Victory Trail Association, said approximately two-thirds of the visitors were

HERALD AND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 15:03:19

Dee Rees: Mudbound is more relevant after white supremacy marches

Dee Rees believes audiences will be more receptive of her new film 'Mudbound' following the white supremacy marches in Charlottesville. The 40-year-old filmmaker helmed the new racial drama - which follows the unlikely friendship between two men, one white and one black, after they return from World

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-22 13:00:00

Tom Hollander joins Marie Colvin biopic A Private War

Tom Hollander has joined the new Marie Colvin biopic 'A Private War'. The 50-year-old actor - who recently starred alongside Andrew Garfield in 'Breathe' - has joined Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan and Jeremie Laheurte in the Matthew Heineman biopic about the American journalist, Variety reports. Altho

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-22 10:00:00

Rian Johnson says Lando Calrissian isn't in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson has confirmed Lando Calrissian will not appear in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The smuggler - who was played by Billy Dee Williams - first appeared in 'Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back as a close friend to Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and fans speculated he would return in the ei

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-22 10:00:00

Del. Todd Pillion wins award for sponsoring opioid legislation

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Andy Serkis misses Planet of the Apes films

Andy Serkis is "feeling the loss" of no longer playing Caesar in the 'Planet of the Apes' movies. The 53-year-old actor provided the motion capture for the intelligent chimpanzee in the trilogy of rebooted movies based on the popular franchise which began with French author Pierre Boulle's 1963 nove

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Dinner is over; what to stream?

So Thanksgiving dinner is over, the dishes are done (or at least shoved to the side), and the family is settling in for the post-meal hibernation. The question comes up: what to watch? Sure, you've got Netflix or Amazon Prime or whatever but those there's so much sort through and it's easy to get lo

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-22 00:16:00

Two men wanted in Burnett County burglaries

Michael Gosselin Danielle Danford |staff writer BURNETT COUNTY- Two men have warrants out for their arrest related to charges of burglary in Burnett County, according to court documents. Michael Gosselin, 29, Rush City Minnesota, is wanted on charges of burglary and possession of burglarious tools,

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2017-11-21 15:17:56

Trustees approve several requests for permits, licenses

Trustees approve several requests for permits, licenses Becky Strabel | Staff writer GRANTSBURG - New growth will be realized soon in the Grantsburg village as the board approved several requests for permits and licenses at its village meeting on Monday, Nov. 13. Also on the agenda was the appointme

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2017-11-21 11:24:32

Sandra "Sandy" M. Lindberg

Sandra "Sandy" Marie Lindberg, 73, of Grantsburg, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at the Burnett Medical Center. Sandy was born on March 9, 1944, in St. Paul, Minn., to parents, Rose Marie (Robbins) and Robert Dyer. She attended and was a part of the 1963 Grantsburg High School class. Sandy ea


Grantsburg High School Theater presents "Curse of the Werewolf"

Boris (Teddy Vitale), Mrs. Grimm (Kaitlyn Rombach), Connie Pigeon (Abby Alderman), Sheriff Birdsong (Sven Johnson), Buzz Halliburton (Blake Jensen), Veronica (Grace Gaffney), Joan Tarbuckle (Cassidy Chenal), Hushabye (Linda Harmon) and Olga (Isabelle Quimby) listen to the rantings of Colonel Snipes

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2017-11-22 13:20:32