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Hometown Heroes: Priscilla Robinson

Priscilla Robinson is without question one of the hardest working, and most caring, women in Bay City and Matagorda County. She had a vision and a goal of seeing that every adult who did not finish school has the chance to further their education and earn a GED or diploma. Robinson's vision for Empo


Parks Dept. unveils master plan

Bay City's residents say they want a wider variety of park amenities, more water activities and more nature trails according to the Parks Department's Master Plan presented to council Thursday. The final draft of the Bay City Parks Department's master plan took nearly a year to complete. The 123-pag


Animal control standards, practices

COLORADO COUNTY - Most populated areas, whether rural, suburban or urban, share the burden of animal overpopulation. Eagle Lake, for instance, is overpopulated with cats, and it contends with effective animal control like most rural and suburban areas throughout the county. Presently, Michael Beyett

COLORADO COUNTY CITIZEN - 2017-11-21 19:50:00

Honor veterans throughout the year

Editor, the Advocate: My husband was 40 years in the military but died last year. He was a master sergeant who pushed his recruits very hard preparing them for battle. He also was less hard on those who had minor, limited abilities but weren't lazy. This reminded me of a guest column that I saved


Needville seniors: 'Hard work finally paid off'

The road to becoming state champions has been a long one for the seniors at Needville. The seven seniors who led the Lady Jays volleyball team had been preparing for a moment like this since seventh grade and for some, even longer. "It feels good to end my high school career on such a high note," Ba

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-11-20 15:58:00

Man accused of stealing tow truck from Farmington home

Subscribed, but don't have a login? FARMINGTON - A man is facing charges on accusations of stealing a vehicle from a Farmington residence. Michael Koning, 27, is facing felony counts of unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and burglary of a vehicle, according to court records. He is accused of stealin

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-21 01:00:02

Four Corners sends out 1,400 Christmas shoe boxes in international gift program

FARMINGTON - More than 1,400 needy kids will have a least a shoe box full of Christmas gifts this year, thanks to local donors. Farmington's Calvary Chapel collected more than 1,400 shoe box donations over the past week for Operation Christmas Child, a gift-giving program organized by the internatio

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-20 23:00:00

Community meals provide fellowship, food for Thanksgiving

Subscribed, but don't have a login? FARMINGTON - People looking for companionship and a hot Thanksgiving meal can stop by the Farmington Civic Center or the Aztec Senior Community Center on Thursday. The Salvation Army is presenting its annual community Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-21 23:00:07

Man charged with three separate felony cases in one week

FARMINGTON - A Flora Vista man was arrested and charged with three sets of criminal charges within a week of being released on a separate felony case. Ronnie James, 43, was released on Nov. 7 after his first appearance in Aztec Magistrate Court on a third-degree felony count of receiving stolen prop

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 02:00:03

Boil-water advisory lifted for Harvest Gold

FARMINGTON - Residents of the Harvest Gold subdivision will be able to use their tap water without boiling it this Thanksgiving. The New Mexico Environment Department has informed the Apple Orchard Mutual Domestic Water Users Association that the boil-water advisory was lifted today, according to Ap

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-21 23:24:22

Church-goers and faith leaders consider security measures

As church-goers throughout the country begin to rebuild that notion of safety, some are taking heightened security measures under serious consideration. "If it can happen in that little old tiny town in Bible belt USA, I guarantee you it can happen here," security presenter Bill Hall said. Packing

KOB.COM - 2017-11-21 03:23:00

Children receive new shoes courtesy of Rio del Sol Kiwanis

FARMINGTON - The Rio del Sol Kiwanis club distributed nearly 50 pairs of shoes to children on Friday at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Farmington's Hilltop location off of Troy King Road. The local location was one of five places where the Rio del Sol Kiwanis gave children shoes. Other locations included


Holiday closures and cancellations listed

FARMINGTON - Several local entities have announced that they will be closed multiple days this week due to Thanksgiving. Two local government meetings also have been canceled. Farmington Public Library: The library will be closed Thursday through Sunday. The online resources will remain available at


Give The Gift Of Life By Donating Blood In Malvern

MALVERN, PA - The holidays are known for the giving spirit and a hectic pace. This holiday season, the American Red Cross is sharing three ways to give the gift of life in less time. Those in the Malvern area have a chance this week to give back this holiday season. A blood drive is being held from

PATCH - 2017-11-20 21:33:07

Tiny Chester County Town Sells $325K Jackpot, Its 2nd In 4 Months

HONEY BROOK, PA - Honey Brook retailers are doing something right. The tiny borough, with a population of 1,713, has sold its second Cash 5 jackpot winning ticket in just four months. The most recent winner was sold at the Turkey Hill Minit Market, located on 4031 Horseshoe Pike in Honey Brook. It

PATCH - 2017-11-21 21:24:15

Woman accused of kicking cop, putting sugar in ex's gas tank

A 40-year-old Coatesville woman is charged with kicking a police officer in the chest and causing $2,300 worth of damage to her ex-boyfriend's vehicles. Jasmin Perkinssubmitted Jasmin Y. Perkins was charged with aggravated and resisting arrest, public drunkenness and criminal mischief after an incid

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-11-20 19:08:23

Conestoga Road In East Whiteland Seeing Restrictions Next Week

EAST WHITELAND TOWNSHIP, PA - Daytime travel restrictions are scheduled on Route 401/Conestoga Road in East Whiteland Township for tree removal operations next week, PennDOT said. The road will see lane restrictions on Thursday, Nov. 30 between Mill Lane and Valley Creek Road. Restrictions will be i

PATCH - 2017-11-21 16:36:23

Cats, Dogs Rescued From Chesterbrook Fire Scene

CHESTERBOOK, PA - A pair of cats and a pair of dogs were safely evacuated from a home where a fire broke out Tuesday morning in Tredyffrin Township. According to the Berwyn Fire Company, a report of a dryer fire at a Chesterbrook home came in early Tuesday morning. When responders arrived, they foun

PATCH - 2017-11-21 13:37:13

Penn Valley man pleads guilty to tax evasion

Philadelphia>> Craig Rosen, 60, of Penn Valley, pleaded guilty Nov. 20 to four counts of tax evasion, announced United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen. The charges arose from the defendant's efforts to evade the assessment and payment of federal income taxes between 2009 through 2012. In connection

MAIN LINE MEDIA NEWS - 2017-11-21 19:28:50

Remains of Two Victims Recovered From Barclay Friends Senior Home Fire Scene

The remains of two victims have been recovered from a burned out senior living community in West Chester Tuesday, five days after the fire broke out, officials said. Special agents with the the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) National Response Team, Pennsylvania State Polic

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-11-22 03:43:32