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Brownsville community holds Thanksgiving service

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn.-Several congregations gathered together Tuesday night for a Thanksgiving service in Brownsville. Dozens of family and friends prayed inside the First United Methodist Church. Organizers say they made the service for people who would be traveling or with their families leading up t

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-22 04:47:43

Restaurant celebrates 7th annual free Thanksgiving lunch for community

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn.- Wednesday, a local restaurant will host another free Thanksgiving lunch. The Brownsville Family Restaurant on East Main Street in Brownsville will provide Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Volunteers are preparing a full Thanksgiving meal for anyone that sto

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-22 04:55:00

Local restaurant provide free Thanksgiving lunch to community

BELLS, Tenn.-The Front Porch in Bells hosted their 4th annual free Thanksgiving lunch, Tuesday. Owner and chef Carolyn Reed says she saves money for this all year long, with a little help from her friends, family and staff. She says for some people this is the only Thanksgiving they get. "Always, a

WBBJTV.COM - 2017-11-22 04:55:39

Tipton County Man Convicted & Sentenced To Life Without Parole For Murder Of Girlfriend

(TIPTON COUNTY D.A. NEWS RELEASE) - On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, a Tipton County jury returned verdicts of guilty as charged on one count of the Class A felony offense of Premeditated First Degree Murder, one count of the Class C felony offense of Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, and

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-22 21:18:46

Dash cams sometimes help hit-and-run victims

JACKSON, Tenn. - Though they may happen suddenly, hit-and-runs come as no surprise to local law enforcement officers. "It's a frequent event, unfortunately" Lt. Brad Wilbanks with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said. "A lot of parking lots, those types of situations, truck stops and on the interstates


DFD responds to vehicle fire on bypass

At 2:41 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, the Dyersburg Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire along the Highway 51 Bypass North, near the Wade Hampton Road intersection. The vehicle involved in the blaze was a 1997 International dump truck, driven by owner/ operator William Oneal of Dyersburg. Upon reac

STATE GAZETTE - 2017-11-22 06:00:00

Here are three things to do to kick off the holiday season

Get ready for the Christmas parades.The first parade will be held in Covington on Monday, Nov. 27. Munford's parade will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2 and Brighton's will be Monday, Dec. 4. Instead of a parade, Atoka hosts a tree-lighting ceremony, on Nov. 28, and Santa's Ride on Dec. 14-15. +2

COVINGTON LEADER - 2017-11-22 14:39:00

Column by Todd E. Brady

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Today, we celebrate Thanksgiving. Americans have been observing this annual holiday since President Abraham Lincoln first established it in 1836 as a time for our nation to reflect on and express our gratitude. From Connecticut to California, children are out of s

JACKSON SUN - 2017-11-23 11:00:05

Gonzales Main Street invites community to Winterfest 2017

Tis the season for everything merry and bright, so what better way to round out a week of family and food with a heap of fun. In order to do that one simply has to put on one of those tacky sweaters, tune the radio to Jingle Bells and add Winterfest 2017 to your December calendar. Winterfest 2017 is


Historic Homes Tour featured during Winterfest

GONZALES - Just a week after Thanksgiving, five historic homes will open for the annual Gonzales Main Street Historic Homes Tour. The Historic Homes Tour is featured during the Gonzales Main Street Winterfest and takes place on Saturday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 3, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on both da


Mentally disabled Yoakum man missing for weeks

Family members are searching for a mentally disabled Yoakum man who disappeared after a late-night jail release in early November. "We are very worried," said the man's older brother, Vincent Rinehart, 62, of Rockwall. Victoria County Sheriff's Office officials released Bobby Lee Holster, 55, in th


Nixon council meetings remain on Mondays

NIXON - City council on Monday decided to keep its monthly meetings on Monday nights instead of moving them to Tuesdays. The decision came when two council members said they weren't available on Tuesdays, and the motion to change the date died for a lack of a second. Over the last few years, the co


Harvey Relief Q&A: FEMA and SBA

Lisa Aries, 52, stands in a bedroom in her home in Cuero. The home flooded after Hurricane Harvey and is now overgrown with mold. Angela Piazza for The Victoria Advocate

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2017-11-22 20:09:00

Boys, Girls Club continue improvements

Children are the future, and the Boys & Girls Club of DeWitt County (BGCDC) is investing in that future, along with support from the community. Since opening their doors in June 2014, they have continued building on their mission "to enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to


Little League, major plans

Yorktown News-View Jody Hall presented a master plan to the City Council as their last meeting detailing some major renovations and improvements to the Little League Baseball field in Yorktown. First on the list of things to be repaired were the dugouts. Plans include metal across the front from the


Local artwork now on display at public library

The artists are part of the library's new fall/winter Rotating Art Exhibit. "The library was trying to create this community gathering place," Assistant Library Director Silvia Christy said. "We realized that art is an important element of this community, so we wanted to bring in art to the library.

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

One dead in fatal crash on North Fork Road

At 3:30 p.m., deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office were called to North Fork Road SE, near mile post 4.5, and determined the driver died as a result of the crash. Officials believe the vehicle was traveling west on North Fork Road, when it left the roadway and impacted a tree. They beli

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 02:53:20

Person found dead in submerged car in Willamette River near Buena Vista Ferry ramp

A driver was found dead in a submerged car in the Willamette River near the Buena Vista Ferry ramp Tuesday night. A ferry boat operator found the car around 8 p.m. and called the Marion County Sheriff's Office. Deputies and fire officials were unable to safely recover the car due to the fast current

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-22 19:35:44

Multiple crashes causing delays on I-5 South

The number of traffic crashes in Oregon has increased 25 percent since 2010. Whitney Woodworth / Statesman Journal Multiple car crashes are causing traffic delays on Interstate 5 South Wednesday afternoon. At least three wrecks occurred south of Enchanted Forest near Jefferson Highway 164 between 3

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 00:59:34

220 turkeys, 700 presents, 200 trees: A Salem church's Thanksgiving quest

Three years ago, Sharlene Sayer planned to skip Thanksgiving dinner. Money was tight for the newly single mom and her two young daughters. "Turkeys were too expensive, and it was just me and my girls," she said. That changed when an Outward Church volunteer called. They had gotten her name from Ha

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 16:00:00