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Meigs woman faces 5th round of TennCare fraud charges

A Meigs County woman is now facing her fifth round of TennCare fraud charges. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Elizabeth A. Lamb, 39, of Decatur. She is charged in a McMinn County indictment with fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance by doctor shopping. The charg

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-11-22 16:30:00

VCA kindergartners have answers to question, 'How do you cook a turkey?'

Kindergarteners at Valley Christian Academy in Riceville were asked, "How do you cook a turkey?" Their insightful and informative answers are as follows: Carson Moody: "On the stove. Only Nana cooks the turkey and probably on the oven maybe a little salt and pepper on it." Molly Finch: "First you ki

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-11-22 16:30:00

Roby Helm recall petition likely to be approved

A recall petition against Etowah City Commissioner Roby Helm will likely be in circulation soon. On Tuesday evening, the McMinn County Election Commission was presented with a recall petition submitted by Cat Pate, who wrote on the petition its purpose is to recall Helm due to what she called his "u

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-11-22 16:30:00

McMinn High's Erick Innis named Tennessee's science teacher of the year

Erick Innis, biology teacher at McMinn County High School, was recently named the Tennessee Science Teachers Association High School Science Educator of the Year. He was presented the award at the TSTA Annual Conference Awards Luncheon in Murfreesboro. Innis is in his fifth year teaching biology at

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-11-22 16:30:00

Three Meigs Co. races may be contested

Several contested races are shaping up already as candidates are picking up their nominating petitions in Meigs County. The first date to pick up the petition was Friday, and 17 people had claimed theirs as of Tuesday, resulting in three potential contested races. Darrell Davis, the incumbent Circui

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-11-22 16:30:00

'Digital divide' hurts rural areas

"Please don't break the Internet before rural gets it." That's what my pal and co-worker, Edyael Casaperalta, wrote in an op-ed back in 2014. Her message was aimed at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which was, at that time, developing rules for protecting free speech and access to the I

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-11-22 16:30:00

State Fire Marshal urges Thanksgiving kitchen safety

NASHVILLE - As families prepare to gather for Thanksgiving Day feasts this Thursday, Nov. 23, the State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO) reminds Tennesseans to incorporate good cooking safety habits into their plans in order to avoid a holiday home fire. Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for h

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-11-22 16:30:00

Fantasy of Trees is this week

KNOXVILLE - East Tennessee Children's Hospital presents the Fantasy of Trees, East Tennessee's premiere Christmas event. This year's event is titled "Over the River and Through the Woods" and takes place from Nov. 22-26, at the Knoxville Convention Center. The proceeds from Fantasy of Trees benefit

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2017-11-22 16:30:00

Baldwin Park Unified to fill school board vacancy by appointment

The Baldwin Park Unified School District Board of Education is seeking applications to fill a vacancy on the school board by appointment. Applications are due by 4 p.m. Nov. 29. The appointee will complete the final year of former board member Carlos Lopez, who stepped down last month due to health

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 19:34:18

Santa to visit Baldwin Park's tree lighting ceremony

The city of Baldwin Park invites the community to its annual tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30 at the Esther Snyder Community Center, 4100 Baldwin Park Blvd. The event will feature performances by the East Valley Boys and Girls Club, Julia McNeill Senior Center Carolers, Pualani's P

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 19:28:28

SGV Man Killed In Hit-and-Run

POMONA, CA - A 46-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Pomona, police said Tuesday. Officers responded to the area of East Grand Avenue and Reservoir Street at 8:17 p.m. Monday regarding a report of a man down in traffic lanes, lying east of the railroad tracks, according to the Pomona

PATCH - 2017-11-21 20:31:06

Domestic Violence Awareness Campaign is a Success

Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center held a press conference on November 17 to announce the results of a month-long collection drive to benefit survivors of domestic violence. The drive, held in partnership with Congresswoman Judy Chu and Congresswoman Grace Napolitano and local women's she

PATCH - 2017-11-22 19:04:36

Deputies surprise La Puente families with free Thanksgiving turkeys

Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's La Puente Special Assignment team, aided by local charity organizations, surprised more than 200 local families with free Thanksgiving food boxes this week. (Courtesy, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department) Deputies from the Los Angeles C

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 01:10:22

Holiday fun, art, concerts and more: Things to do in the South Bay, Nov. 24-30

Holiday Festival: Torrance Memorial Medical Center's 34th annual Holiday Festival fundraiser. Live entertainment, themed trees, the South Bay's largest holiday boutique and more. Tickets: $5. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, Thursday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 2,

DAILY BREEZE - 2017-11-22 17:24:38

Man Ejaculated In Co-Worker's Water Bottle, Smeared Semen: DA

"Jane Doe," who worked with the accused from L.A. County, also ate multiple times from a semen-contaminated honey pot, officials said. ORANGE COUNTY, CA - A 27-year-old Palmdale man was arrested Tuesday on charges of ejaculating into a co-worker's honey jar, water bottle and smearing his semen on he

PATCH - 2017-11-22 18:54:32

This award-winning El Monte Union High program helps future teachers get a head start on their careers

One of the best sights for fourth- and fifth-grade teacher Kelly Garstang is a dozen Mountain View High seniors marching into her El Monte classroom to tutor the younger students. "It's like an army, and we're doing battle," the La Primaria Elementary School teacher said. The older students are part

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 20:44:21

Unsolved for nearly a year, investigators hope to track down person who killed teen

SAN ANTONIO - Investigators are asking for the public's help to find the person responsible for killing a local man one year ago. Officials with Crime Stoppers released a report on Wednesday that details the December 2016 death of Michael Moriarty, 19. Moriarty was shot to death in Olmos Park. His b

FOXSANANTONIO.COM - 2017-11-22 05:54:20

Tips sought in 2016 shooting death of man, 19

SAN ANTONIO - Crime Stoppers is seeking tips into the 2016 shooting death of a 19-year-old man. Police found the body of Michael Moriarty on Dec. 12, 2016, at 651 Devine Road near a trail at Olmos Basin Park. Moriarty was shot several times, police said. A childhood friend of the victim was arres

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-22 13:27:07

Motorist hits Pre-K student, flees

A 4-year-old, pre-kindergarten student in the Bandera Independent School District was struck by a motorist while walking with his brother to a bus stop last week, and the motorist who hit him did not stop to render aid, authorities said. Bandera County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Matt King said the young

BANDERA BULLETIN - 2017-11-22 20:00:00

Youth soccer allegations produce indictment

A former treasurer of the Bandera Youth Soccer Organization was indicted for theft from a nonprofit organization by a Bandera County grand jury last week and turned herself in a day later, authorities said. Katherine L. Totten, 34, of Bandera, was indicted on Nov. 14 for the theft of between $2,500

BANDERA BULLETIN - 2017-11-22 20:00:00