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Sumner County food banks ease minds, stomachs of seniors, children, families in crises

Volunteers of local food banks know firsthand hunger doesn't discriminate. Often in Sumner County, it hits senior citizens who are on fixed income. "We were finding many senior adults in the community didn't have family here or their family moved away, and they had to choose to eat, pay bills or pa

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-20 19:27:42

Police seek suspects in Hartsville home invasion

Photo courtesy of Google Maps Police are continuing their search for three men who reportedly pulled off a home invasion in Hartsville on Friday evening. According to Trousdale County Sheriff Ray Russell, three men wearing masks and bearing shotguns broke into a home on Claiborne Lane around 8 p.m.

HARTSVILLEVIDETTE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:28:24

Three men hold a family at gunpoint in Trousdale County

Three masked men with firearms duct-taped and held a family at gunpoint on Claiborne Street in Trousdale County Friday night. The attack happened around 8:00 p.m., according to Sheriff Ray Russell withe Hartsville Police. Russell said the three suspects took one of the victims and kidnapped him. Pol

WSMV - 2017-11-20 01:28:00

Shooting in Allen County sends one to the hospital

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) -- Scottsville Police say 75-year-old William Calvert shot 47-year-old Jeffrey Powell who was working at Calvert's Parkway Avenue residence on a service call. Calvert's wife, Marcia was present at the time of the shooting but was not injured. Powell was airlifted to Skyline

WBKO - 2017-11-21 02:50:00


One of three suspects wanted in connection with the 2016 burglary of a Gordonsville drug store is in the Smith County jail. Allen Anthony King, 66, Plamer, was indicted in August on three charges in connection with the November 20 (2016) burglary of Gordonsville Drugs. The sealed indictment charges

CARTHAGECOURIER.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

County school redistricting plans continue

County school officials are continuing to develop plans to redistrict school attendance boundaries for a new Jennings Creek Elementary next to Henry F. Moss Middle School and address growth in other parts of the county. During a meeting Thursday of the district's school board, Director of Pupil Pers


Scottsville resident shot at conclusion of police pursuit

The Kentucky State Police's Critical Incident Response Team is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in the early morning hours Saturday in the 1300 block of Nashville Road Warren County. Warren County Deputy Sheriff Wes Jenkins and Woodburn Police Officer Tim Summer were involve


NEWS ALERT: Bowen's 2014 firing overturned

NEWS ALERT: Chancellor C.K. Smith ruled today, Monday, Nov. 20, that former Lebanon Police Chief Scott Bowen's 2014 firing by then-Mayor Philip Craghead was retaliatory in nature, ordered back pay for Bowen and his reinstatement as city's police chief. More details to come. NEWS ALERT: Chancellor C.

WILSONPOST.COM - 2017-11-20 16:44:00

Marshall veteran returns from Honor Flight

He retired 10 years ago from ConAgra Frozen Foods. But after a decade in retirement, Bill Vardiman, of Marshall, still looks back on memories from his time away from home a time when he served four years in Europe during the Vietnam War. Sitting back in a chair at The Marshall Democrat-News office,

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Good News Day: Church youths deliver 314 lbs. of food to pantry

Contributed image The combined youth groups of First Christian and Covenant Presbyterian churches collected and deliver 314 pounds of non-perishable food to the Community Food Pantry in October. The three youth groups each spend an evening Trick or Treating for the Food Pantry in Marshall. This even

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Mid-Day Optimists angel tree to benefit Great Circle kids

On Friday, Nov. 17, seven Mid-Day Optimist Club members set up an Angel Tree in preparation of the Christmas season. The tree located at Viking Athletic Goods, in Marshall displays gift ideas for numerous youths who reside at Great Circle-Tom Butterfield campus. Angels and wrapped gifts need to be r

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Good News Day: Fire department has privilege of treating special young man to dinner

The Marshall Fire Department had a couple of visitorson Tuesday night, Nov. 7. Jon Durney with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) set up a meeting with the department and a family of a young man who has a form of muscular dystrophy. The young man, Riley Blankenship, 13, lives in Sedalia with

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Good News Day: Saline Animal League celebrates 20 years of service

Twenty years ago, on June 5, 1997, a group of people met at the Marshall Public Library in response to a letter submitted to The Marshall Democrat-News. This letter and meeting would prove to be the harbingers of change in the lives of stray and abandoned dogs and cats in the city of Marshall. The g

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Students visit CMU for science competition

FAYETTE Central Methodist University held its annual Momberg High School Math and Science Competition on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and this year the stakes were even higher for those participating. Approximately 60 students from 10 Missouri high schools took part in the event, with most schools fielding tw

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2017-11-20 06:00:00

Prosecutor files more charges in Howard County suicide case

FAYETTE - The special prosecutor in the case against a woman accused of bullying a teenager has filed more charges, including stalking, harassment and assault. Those charges come on top of the involuntary manslaughter count Harley Branham already faces. In January, the jury at a coroner's inquest fo

KOMU - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Food Bank Thanksgiving food drive begins Tuesday

It's the giving season, and The Food Bank is asking people to get into the spirit Tuesday with the Partnership Against Hunger, a 12-hour food drive for those in need. Food donations can be dropped off at Walmart, Schnucks and Hy-Vee stores in Columbia, Fulton, Boonville, Moberly and Jefferson City.

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-11-20 21:30:00

What's Open, Closed Thanksgiving Week In Cherokee County?

CANTON, GA -- Most government offices and lots of businesses will be closing this week in Cherokee County as we observe Thanksgiving. Here's a rundown of what's open and what's closed in Bartow for Thanksgiving 2017:All Cherokee County government offices, except law enforcement and others required f

PATCH - 2017-11-20 17:41:56

4 CCSD Schools Honored For Outstanding Academic Performance

From CCSD:Four Cherokee County School District schools have been honored by Gov. Nathan Deal for outstanding academic performance! Clayton Elementary School earned a top Gold Award in the "Greatest Gains" ratings, which recognize only 139 schools statewide that earned a three-year average CCRPI (Col

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:53:56

'WOW!' House: 'One Of A Kind' On 3-Acre Wooded Lot

CANTON, GA -- Are you in the market for a new home? Looking for more space to accommodate your growing family? Or are you seeking to downsize, now that the kids have left the nest? No matter what your desires are in the real estate market, Patch is here to help. Each week, we feature a WOW House, a

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:10:57

Cherokee Thanksgiving to feed 2,000 on Turkey Day

Cherokee Thanksgiving has been a tradition in the county for decades, feeding residents and families in a holiday of gratitude. This year marks the 25th anniversary for the service event at Canton First United Methodist Church. Cheryl Mosley, who leads the initiative, has been volunteering for the e