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Fire Evacuates Assisted Living Home Residents

MT. JULIET, Tenn. - A fire at an assisted living home in Mt. Juliet evacuated residents but was quickly extinguished. The fire happened around 9 p.m. Friday at Mt. Juliet Health Care in the 2600 block of North Mt. Juliet Road. Authorities said there was heavy smoke in the building. All residents wer

WTVF - 2017-11-25 04:12:31

Poll: Tennesseans disapprove of congressional tax plan, fear changes won't help middle class

Tennesseans disapprove of the GOP-led congressional tax plan, fearing most benefits will flow to the wealthiest Americans, according to a new poll released this week. The poll, conducted by Democratic pollster Hart Research Associates, found 37 percent of the 400 registered Tennessee voters polled


Duck season opener triggers enthusiasm

Since the curtain fell in late January and ended the duck season, waterfowlers have been anxious to kick start this year's season. Their long wait is about over. Tennessee's statewide duck season begins Saturday morning for a two-day segment. After a five-day closure, the season resumes for a 58-day

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2017-11-24 14:57:00

Chandler resigns from Dickson Co. Commission, now a magistrate

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Shane Chandler on the same night was approved to serve as a judicial commissioner while stepping down as Dickson County commissioner after serving more than seven years in that role. The county commission at its regular meeting Monday voted for Chandler to serve a


Dickson Aldi expanding, getting face lift

Grocery chain Aldi, which currently has about 1,700 stores in the United States, plans to open 800 more by 2022. Aldi, which started off as a small food store in Germany in the early 1900s, opened its first US location opened in southeastern Iowa in 1976. In addition, the chain has also pledged $5


Portion of Charlotte Avenue added to Mayor Barry's transit plan

(Courtesy: Metro Government) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) Mayor Megan Barry announced a change to her massive "Let's Move Nashville" transit plan. The plan has now been modified so the Charlotte Avenue light rail corridor extends beyond it's current interstate 440 endpoint With the change, people livin


Paris Landing Inn to be demolished, rebuilt, state says

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The regionally-popular Paris Landing Inn on the Tennessee River (Kentucky Lake) in Buchanan, Tenn., is going to be demolished, and built back with a new design, state officials recently said. Officials for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation a


Livestock judging teams shine at recent contests

The Paris FFA and Henry County 4-H livestock judging teams have had a busy fall and after many hours of hard work and dedication, are seeing the fruits of their labor. With contests on Nov. 2 for FFA and Nov. 9 for 4-H, many members are now moving on to their respective state contests. With coaches


Little Elm ISD board approves 2018-19 school calendar

Parents and students can start planning for the next school year after the board approved the 2018-19 calendar at its Nov. 13 meeting. The Little Elm ISD school board approved the calendar with the first day of school set for Aug. 15. Thanksgiving break will be Nov. 19-23, winter break will be Dec.

STARLOCALMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Bahama Buck's closing Denton shop

Sno cone shop Bahama Buck's is closing at the end of the month. The shop opened at 3520 E. McKinney St. in May 2015, after it closed a previous location on W. University Dr. The shop features every sno cone imaginable and an outdoor volleyball court. The store will close at the end of business Thu

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 19:09:57

Man Arrested, Charged With Kidnapping After Victim Found Safe

CARROLLTON (CBSDFW.COM) - A man has been charged with kidnapping after a woman, who was reported missing by her family, was found safe late Thursday evening. Carrollton police arrested 25-year-old Jose Reyes-Martinez after he was found with his estranged girlfriend, 23-year-old Madai Cazares. She wa

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-24 12:23:56

'Christmas Is for Caring' continues to help residents at state supported center

Volunteers for the Denton State Supported Living Center and WBAP-AM will lead the "Christmas is for Caring" fundraising campaign Dec. 5-9. The Volunteer Services Council has helped raise money for the center for 38 years, partnering with area media outlets to pay for things that the state of Texas d

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-25 00:00:06

Thanksgiving sales lure Black Friday shoppers early

Corinth resident Chrissy Mallouf and her daughter got in line at Denton's Target store at 4 p.m. Thursday after their Thanksgiving Day dinner. A longtime Black Friday shopper, Mallouf said the deals give her a head start on holiday shopping and help her check items off her children's wish lists for

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 22:07:00

Law enforcement keeps 'romance scammer' victim from losing her money

When people are scammed out of their money, the story usually ends with the victim holding the bag. Not so this week in North Texas. A Denton woman fell victim to an internet scammer who managed to convince her to remove thousands of dollars from her account and deposit it in his. This is one time w

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-24 19:30:00

Black Friday is Big Business For Self-Defense Weapons, Training

A nationwide trend that has seen gun sales drop this year, apparently is not impacting weapons used by people who want a gun to defend themselves. In Flower Mound, Crossfire Defense Academy and Range held its grand opening on Black Friday. Owner David Vaught says in light of recent mass shootings, t

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-11-25 01:42:03

Fisher files as Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress

Flower Mound resident Will Fisher filed this week as an official candidate for the Democratic nomination to the 26th District of the U.S. Congress. Fisher announced his intent to run this summer and has since gathered more than 500 signatures of registered district voters to become a candidate. He

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 20:33:09

Altha School Veterans Day Program

Altha Public School held a Veteran's Day Assembly last Friday, November 10th, hosted by Altha's FFA chapter and Leadership class. Leadership honored America's Veterans by speaking on behalf of those who have served or are currently serving our nation, while the FFA chapter held a flag folding cere

THECOUNTYRECORD.NET - 2017-11-24 15:47:43

Business owner helps mom of two buy home

Jim and Toollie Harkins volunteered with Habitat for Humanity in Marianna for more than a decade. They sandwiched those hours of giving between their many other life duties, including raising their children and managing the restaurant they owned for years, known as Jim's Steakhouse back then. Now th

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-24 10:59:00

Community parades set for early December

Communities all over Jackson County have Christmas parades scheduled for early December. In all but one case, the parades are spread out enough to give families ample time to travel back and forth to enjoy them all in a marathon excursion. On Friday, Dec. 1, the Marianna parade is set to begin at 5:


Brylynn Jean Kornegay - Heart Warrior taking one day at a time

Restrictive cardiomyopathy- Imagine you're reading this newspaper and struggling to decipher what in the world that is. Take that a step further and think for a minute how you would begin to tell a two or three-year-old that is why she is sick. That's exactly what Jacob and Carly Kornegay had to do