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This new report challenges many of our assumptions about child poverty in North Texas

Janice Hensley draws a picture of a house with all of her immediate family represented while she spends time in the "play room" at the Dallas Life Foundation Wednesday March 18, 2015 in Dallas. (G.J. McCarthy/Staff Photographer) We live in a prosperous region, but we're doing a poor job caring f

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-17 13:13:41

Allen school board approves purchase of new band gear

New swag will soon be coming the way of the Allen High School Marching Band, one of the biggest bands in all the land. The Allen ISD Board of Trustees at their Monday night meeting approved the purchase of new uniforms for the marching band and clothing racks at a cost of $392,979 and the purchase o


Cornea Associates of Texas workers didn't blink during frantic year

Last year was one of exponential growth for Cornea Associates of Texas. It added two surgeons to itsstaff of five and built a full-time surgical center in Plano. Exciting times - but not without stress. The number of patients grew 20 percent overnight, with more coming on board every month, says pra

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-17 20:00:00

The Watchdog: Activists' beef with conservative legislators may reshape Texas politics

A long-overdue war has broken out between the state's billion-dollar education establishment (Big Ed) and conservative state lawmakers who sometimes vote against Big Ed's wishes. The battlefield is the ballot box. Organizers of the anti-tea party campaign set a goal of getting every school district

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 18:40:02

You'll Love The Unique Design Of This Amazing Plano Home

PLANO, TX - Fresh paint, granite counters, double ovens and the largest master bathroom you've ever seen. What's not to love? This home is the best place to relax, entertain or enjoy quality time with your family. Tell your realtor you saw this dreamy home on Realtor.com.Take a look at the beautifu

PATCH - 2017-11-17 06:25:50

Food News: '90s Pop Culture Meets Sushi at Sushi Marquee, New East African Eats and More

The Star in Frisco is getting a curious addition in December: Sushi Marquee, a "fun-loving Japanese-inspired concept" that's serious about cocktails, sushi and '80s/'90s pop culture. A new concept from Crafted Bar Concepts (Shell Shack, Back 9, Shakertins) Sushi Marquee will serve "sushi, sashimi, c

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2017-11-17 10:00:00

Affidavit: Sherin Mathews left home alone night before disappearance; mother in custody

Sini Mathews, the adoptive mother of Sherin Mathews, has been charged with abandoning or endangering a child after turning herself in to police Thursday afternoon. Sini was escorted by her attorney when she turned herself in at the Richardson City Jail. The charges come three days after Sini appeare

WFAA - 2017-11-17 04:22:26

'48 Hours' episode on murder trial of Richardson's Jason Lowe airs Saturday

The case of a Richardson man convicted of murdering his girlfriend will be the subject of a 48 Hours episode this weekend. Jason Lowe was sentenced in September to 50 years in prison for the May 2016 slaying of Jessie Bardwell, a death Lowe had claimed was an accident. Lowe took the stand in his own

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-17 01:41:46

Sex offender headed to prison for not registering

FORT EDWARD - A Whitehall man who was arrested in June for failing to register as a sex offender has been sentenced to up to 3 years in state prison. Donald J. Williams Jr., 42, of Route 4, pleaded guilty in Washington County Court to a felony count of failure to register as a sex offender. Williams

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 17:21:00

Jury weighs verdict in child sex assault trial

Rolls, 31, is on trial for a single charge of aggravated sexual assault on a child. He is accused of assaulting her for more than a year, starting on her 11th birthday and continuing until the summer of 2016. A felony conviction would carry a statutory minimum of 25 years in prison and a maximum of

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-17 01:10:00

Police: Woman went through red light, caused crash

KINGSBURY -- Two people were hurt Thursday afternoon when two cars collided at the intersection of Route 196 and Burgoyne Avenue, police said. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said Tracey L. Bennefield, 40, of Queensbury passed through a red light while driving south on Burgoyne, resulting in

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 10:31:00

Street Talk: Boys & Girls Club, NeighborWorks partner to revitalize neglected alley

The project, a creation of Boys and Girls Club members, is seen as an attractive, inviting gateway between downtown and the Northwest neighborhood. Jillian Branchaud, Castleton We've got the Boys & Girls Club in conjunction with NeighborWorks doing a youth public arts initiative. It's self-directed,

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-17 17:03:13

Woman admits to 3 drug felonies

A Castleton woman was sent to drug court this week after admitting to three felonies. Janelle Carter, 32, pleaded guilty Monday in Rutland criminal court to three charges of selling heroin, according to court records. Her case's status was changed to inactive as she attends the drug court program, w

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-17 01:10:00

UPDATED: Wife of Fort Ann murder suspect pleads guilty

FORT EDWARD - The wife of the man who is accused of choking his 95-year-old grandmother to death pleaded guilty Thursday in Washington County Court to assisting her husband dispose of the alleged murder weapon and other charges. The lawyer for the man accused of the killing harshly criticized the pl

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 18:45:00

Vermont Symphony Orchestra comes to Mettawee Community School

PAWLET - The Vermont Symphony Orchestra's "Fanfare" Brass Trio will perform at West Pawlet's Mettawee Community School at 10:15 a.m. on Dec. 4, in addition to performances at the Wells Village School and the Benson Village School the same day. The performances are part of the Vermont Symphony Orch

MANCHESTERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

BLOG: School news notebook

Hudson falls students read the book "Wonder" and are seeing the movie Friday. Sarah McCann, the librarian at Hudson Falls Middle School is ready for Friday's annual book-to-screen field trip. This year, the book/film is "Wonder," which debuts Friday. "The major message of the book is acceptance and


LIVE FOOTBALL: Murphy travels to North Stanly in 1AA playoffs

Murphy hits the road tonight in a second-round showdown with North Stanly in the 1AA state playoffs. The Bulldogs are playing their first road playoff game since traveling to Robbinsville in 2015. The Stanly News Press will helping the Cherokee Scout keep track of the Bulldogs tonight, and we'll g

CHEROKEE SCOUT - 2017-11-17 21:16:52

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Kadrian McRae, Hagan Newton and Chase Teesateskie

How long have you played football? 14 years. What other sports do you participate in? Basketball. What got you started playing football? I watched it when I was little and was like, "Mom, sign me up!" What one or two things do you currently do in your training that are keys to your success? All I do

CHEROKEE SCOUT - 2017-11-17 21:27:01

The November 15 edition of the Cherokee Scout is out ... Murphy man buried at Arlington Cemetery, Sex offenders go to prison, Schools to replace buses and more

Linda Trombley knows all about Arlington National Cemetery. But on Nov. 1, the sight was more than awe inspiring. Trombley, a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, was humbled by the show of respect that was the full honors funeral for her husband, Col. Thomas Trombley, on that beautiful day in Virgin


Christmas comes early on Main Street

Andrews is decking the halls early again this year with the fourth annual Christmas on Main Street celebration Saturday. Presented by the Town of Andrews and Andrews Chamber of Commerce, the event will take place downtown from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 113 arts and crafts vendors will line Main

MYANDREWSJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-17 20:49:10