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Holiday market benefits global mission

Bomb debris that once littered the Cambodian landscape, left behind after decades of war, has been transformed into one-of-a-kind jewelry. Artisans from the Rajana Association of Cambodia repurpose casings and shells into rings, necklaces and earrings to support themselves and promote a message of p


East Texas Drilling Report for Nov. 19

DEVELOPMENTAL (County; Operator; Lease/Well; Field; Survey; Type; Depth; Location) Harrison; Comstock Oil & Gas LP; Furrh H 3H; Carthage (Haynesville Shale); R. Mitchell/485; Gas; 13,000; 6.8 Miles SW Waskom Harrison; East Texas Exploration LLC; Turtle Creek 1; Carthage, North (Cotton Valley); Sm

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-17 00:49:00

Woden HS agriscience students donate flagpole to Nacogdoches Marine veteran

A Marine Corps veteran wanting a flagpole probably provided a group of high school seniors their best civic lesson yet. "It's a big deal for me, so I just didn't want to order some flagpole from somewhere," said Scott Massey, a Marine veteran. "I thought how cool would it be to have local kids make

KTRE - 2017-11-17 00:00:04

Cute kitty has an even cuter name

Just like the popular drink he is named after, Pumpkin Spice came into the Nacogdoches Animal Shelter with a little kick and pretty scared. But, Torion Johnson, with the animal shelter, said that the sweetness has definitely set in. "The next day, he had already calmed down to where we can actually

KTRE - 2017-11-16 20:04:21

The twig girdler beetles are back

Years ago when I first noticed fallen twigs and dead leaves under our trees I wondered if we were experiencing a carefully planned and executed terrorist attack carried out by demented squirrels (squirrels are always good to blame if nothing else comes to mind). Nope, those nutsy little fluff-tailed


What's Cooking? Sugar-Free Recipes, New Trivia

I threw some things into the crockpot on a recent Friday morning, then I left for work. A little later, my younger daughter texted the house smelled horrible. She thought one of the 'hooligans' was possibly ill, but she couldn't tell. I replied it was probably my crockpot concoction, but if she want


Texas Rangers arrest Jasper Police officer on charge of sex assault of a child

The Texas Rangers arrested a Jasper Police officer on Friday on charges of sexual assault of a child. Billy Joe Murphy, 37, of Huntington, was charged with sexually assaulting a child who is younger than 17 years old, according to a press release from Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. David Hen


Nacogdoches firefighters rescue woman who was trapped in car after wreck

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office gave a shout out to full-time and volunteer firefighters on his Facebook page after NFD firefighters and paramedics worked together to free a young woman from her car after it went off the road and struck a sign Wednesday afternoon. Nacogdoches County Sheriff


Breckenridge commits to being completely powered by renewable energy by 2035

"If this global warming keeps up, we might not even have a winter," Boy Scout Eli Larson told the town council Eli Pace, Summit DailyPeople who played critical roles in a resolution stating Breckenridge's commitment to a town-wide 100 percent renewable energy goal stand to be recognized at Tuesday's

DENVER POST - 2017-11-16 15:02:20

Breckenridge gets first look at possible four-star hotel deal

Elected officials didn't slam the door on a proposed 150-key, four-star hotel at the base of Peak 8 in Breckenridge, but after hearing preliminary details surrounding the project, they didn't exactly roll out a red carpet, either. The hotel, which it turns out would come with 50-60 wholly owned resi

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

The Metropolitan Opera HD broadcast presents 'The Exterminator' in Breckenridge

Audrey Luna, who sings a high A in "The Exterminating Angel," a note so high it that has never been sung before in Met history. The Metropolitan Opera HD broadcast on Nov.18, at Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge, will be the American premiere of contemporary British composer Thomas Ads's "The

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

A guide to backcountry skiing bliss in Colorado's 10th Mountain Division Hut System

Skiers head up to one of the 35 10th Mountain Division Huts. (10th Mountain Division Hut Association) With Eagle County and the surrounding area set to receive a much-needed blast of snow, the winter season for the 10th Mountain Division Hut System is less than a week away. Thanksgiving marks the st

VAIL DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Forgetting, then remembering, Colorado's great Belle Turnbull

When it comes to decisions about which historical figures we should remember and honor, and how we should conduct the "honoring" part, our nation has been floundering. Meanwhile, a bunch of Coloradans has just offered the nation a nearly perfect - let's be honest, an entirely perfect - demonstration

DENVER POST - 2017-11-17 19:00:32

'Oh, that was pretty dumb': A crash course in avalanche safety at Copper Mountain

When Jon Casson first skied in the Colorado Rockies in 1995, he was a young twenty-something from Washington, D.C. His previous weekend trips to hills in West Virginia and Maryland didn't exactly provide him ideal avalanche education. The 22-year-old thought avalanches were just like a hurricane: on

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Summit County to pay out nearly $4 million in settlements over jail inmate death, assault

Summit County has reached a preliminary $3.5 million settlement with the family of a man who died of alcohol withdrawal while in jail in 2013, suffering a heart attack after three days of symptoms with no medical care. The settlement is the second in four months reached by the county government ove

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Summit Daily letters: Affordable health care an endangered species (column)

Affordable health care an endangered species Re: Guest column Nov. 15 guest column from Samuel Weller, "We're committed to local solutions on health care." I want to thank Mr. Samuel Weller of Centura Health for helping the Family Intercultural Resource Center add enrollment specialists, so those in

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Wait on Walmart shifts to another retailer

Though retailing behemoth Walmart is no longer interested in one of Pittsfield's prime development sites, an application bearing its name and logo has begun to work its way through City Hall. The company's name appears on page after page of the documents delivered this week - 12 sets in all. A revi

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-11-17 01:27:18

Oldies but Goodies Rock 'n' Roll Show to benefit Pittsfield's Fourth of July Parade

PITTSFIELD - Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder and Johnny Cash live on at Reid Middle School this weekend. The American music legends' hit tunes from the '60s and '70s are among the featured songs at the annual Oldies but Goodies Rock 'n' Roll Show to benefit the Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade. Th

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-11-16 22:00:20

2 years after Pittsfield killing, suspect facing charges

PITTSFIELD - Close to two years after James Dominguez III was found dead on the street from a gunshot wound to the back of the head, the man accused of killing him is facing charges in Superior Court. James Lee Cromartie, 31, of Pittsfield, was arraigned Monday in Berkshire Superior Court, before J

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-11-18 01:57:18

Jennifer Tyne confirmed as Pittsfield District Court judge

BOSTON -- Jennifer Tyne has been confirmed by the Governor's Council as an associate justice in Pittsfield District Court. The Governor's Council voted 8-0 Wednesday to approve Tyne's nomination. Tyne, of Pittsfield, had most recently worked as the district court supervisor for the Committee for Pub