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Christmas Tree farms in Hunt County to open for season

Christmas trees, like the one inside the Hunt County Courthouse, will soon be placed in homes across the area. Hunt County has a half-dozen farms which offer live Christmas trees.Brad Kellar | Herald-Banner As soon as the turkey leftovers are placed in the refrigerator, some area residents may be in

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-11-23 12:45:00

FISH provides more than 1,000 meals this Thanksgiving

Hunt County Shared Ministries (FISH) helped more than 1,000 families have a Thanksgiving dinner this year. Volunteers through the "Hunt County Gives" program helped fill boxes featuring an assortment of nonperishable food items, including the basics for a holiday meal, including a frozen turkey. App

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2017-11-23 12:30:00

Buckaroos' historic season ends with 21-14 playoff loss to Merkel

BROWNWOOD- Football season in Breckenridge came to an end after the Buckaroos suffered a 21-14 loss to Merkel in the opening round of the UIL playoffs. Following last week's upset victory over the top-ranked Brock Eagle, the Bucks lofty goal of a state championship seemed a reality until the Merkel


Proposed sports booster project sparks discussion

The Breckenridge Independent School District Board of Trustees discussed the logistics behind applying a vinyl spirit banner to be wrapped around two recently purchased buses, raising concerns and questions from board members. Breckenridge Mayor Jimmy McKay, who represented the sports booster club,


Local woman thanks firefighters for saving home

A Stephens County woman credited swift action by the Breckenridge Fire Department and the Hubbard Creek Fire Department for saving her home from a Sunday night blaze that gutted a nearby property. The Stephens County emergency personnel were dispatched to the Breezy Point area around 10:30 p.m. Sund


McDonald's remains open while undergoing 'Experience the Future' remodel

The Breckenridge McDonald's drive through will remain open as it undergoes remodeling as part of a corporate-wide 'Experience the Future' plan. The restaurant's tarp draped exterior seems to add to the intrigue of the remodel, which owner David Whealy believes will enhance customers' dining experien


Business owner on hospital: 'We know nothing'

UTICA - Last week, the Mohawk Valley Health System unveiled the site plan for its proposed downtown Utica hospital along Columbia, Cornelia, Lafayette and State streets. The 25-acre project includes the 373-bed, 672,000-square-foot hospital; five parking lots along State, Columbia and Lafayette stre

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 05:01:00

Christensen accepted into honorary society

Christensen, who attended Dolgeville Central School, is a member of the class of 2019 and is majoring in mathematics and economics. Today's breaking news and more in your inbox Christensen, who attended Dolgeville Central School, is a member of the class of 2019 and is majoring in mathematics and e

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle Campaign

HERKIMER - The Salvation Army in Herkimer officially kicked off its annual Red Kettle Campaign this week, with the hopes of adding a new business to its list of locations to ring bells. Capt. John Wood, of the local Salvation Army, said the agency is committed to ring bells and set up their red kett

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-24 20:17:21

County drops 10-year limit on tax break for Cold War veterans

Dropping a 10-year limit on a prior tax relief law for Cold War veterans, and approving a new 5-year contract for 12 county Health Department nurses, were among actions Wednesday by the county Board of Legislators. Among other approvals were two bond resolutions totaling $164.5 mlllion for Oneida Co

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-11-25 00:00:00

MVCC to host quilt display, film for World AIDS Day on Dec. 1

Mohawk Valley Community College will host events for World AIDS Day Friday, Dec. 1. MVCC will display three sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt, the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 94,000 individuals lost to AIDS. Two panels will be on view

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-11-25 00:02:00

Tributes to Fenner highlight Thanksgiving service

MOHAWK - Tributes to Donald Fenner, outgoing chairman of the Fort Herkimer Church Board of Commissioners, highlighted Thursday's traditional Interfaith Thanksgiving Day service at the historic church. Fenner, who has held the position for 51 years, recently announced he would step down after this ye

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-24 22:21:46

Genesis Group aids trio of local organizations for holiday help

Efforts by three local organizations to prepare Thanksgiving Day food baskets and meals were assisted by donations of $400 apiece from the Genesis Group. Recipients included the Rome Rescue Mission, the Thea Bowman House in Utica and the Mohawk Valley Rotary. The Genesis Group conducted a Thanksgivi

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-11-25 00:00:00

Herkimer takes action on pool project

HERKIMER - The project to rebuild the village of Herkimer's swimming pool and make it handicapped accessible is moving forward. The village board voted Monday to award the contract for the work to Central Paving and to authorize Village Clerk-Treasurer Amanda Viscomi to look into rates for bonding t

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-24 21:48:45

1 dead in crash on US-127 in Jackson County

JACKSON CO., Mich (WLNS) - A teenage girl is dead and several others hospitalized today after the car they were in was rear-ended by a semi-truck on US-127. According to our media partners at the Jackson Citizen Patriot the crash occurred just after 10 a.m. in the northbound lanes near Parnall Road.


Watkins to appear for exam in overdose death

HILLSDALE - A Jackson man currently serving prison time for a 2017 conviction of possession of heroin and possession of cocaine is set to appear back in Hillsdale County District Court for a preliminary examination hearing charged with a life offense. Brian Lamar Watkins, 30, has been charged by the

HILLSDALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 18:00:00

Woman stabbed; suspect caught after pursuit

MADISON TWP. - A 29-year-old Lenawee County woman was in critical condition Thursday after being stabbed in the head by her 20-year-old brother. Deputies from the Lenawee County Sheriff's Office were dispatched at 2:41 a.m. to Concord Street east of Division Street after receiving a 911 call reporti

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-11-24 20:00:00

Brooklyn to host annual parade, tree lighting

Brooklyn's annual holiday parade and Christmas tree-lighting ceremony is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, on the downtown square in Brooklyn. The "Hometown Holiday Parade" will herald Santa's arrival, after which he plans to visit with attending children and give out gifts. Three event highlight


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CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-11-23 13:18:33

"They mean everything to us" local women grieves after horses shot, killed

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WILX) - Kelsie Newman, of Eaton County, is looking for answers this week after two of her horses were killed and a third one injured from gunshot wounds, in what she first thought was a hunting accident. Kelsie is a student at Olivet College and made the shocking discovery Tuesday

WILX-TV - 2017-11-25 03:13:00