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Man killed and three injured when 18-wheeler overturns dodging cow

A Mineola man died, and State Hwy. 34 between Terrell and Kaufman was shut down most of the day Friday when a moving van crashed trying to avoid a cow in the roadway. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

KAUFMAN HERALD - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Parks and rec awarded by TRAPS North

"Lucy Bottoms received the award because of her high regard to customer service and her ability to go above and beyond when asked." - Councilman Blake Margolis Several Rowlett city employees were recognized for their achievements and outstanding work at the Nov. 13 City Council meeting - the Rowlett

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

With 'Hog Apocalypse' on hold, what do we do about the pesky wild pigs taking over Texas?

Mike Brewer has tried all kinds of corn bait to lure feral hogs into a $1,000 trap at his Sunnyvale pecan orchard. He even mixed the corn with strawberry gelatin because the pigs love strawberries. Nothing. The hogs dig around the trees and trample the earth. They eat his pecan harvest off the groun


Gun range owner's suit says NRA safety standards have no place in Texas law

KAUFMAN - Facing shutdown in a Kaufman County court, the owner of a gun range near Mesquite is challenging Texas law that links safety standards for gun ranges to those prescribed by the National Rifle Association. The Lonestar Gun Club and Redneck Resort, near the East Fork river bottom, has been c

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-22 17:00:00

Mesquite's Christmas in the Park celebrates 31 years

Christmas in the Park is Mesquite Parks and Recreation's largest annual event to kick off the holiday season. The event will be held at Westlake Park, 421 Gross Road, on Dec. 2, and Dec. 3, from 1 - 6 p.m. This family-friendly event grows each year and will include new decor, performances and activi


Mesquite annexation effort takes second sidetrack through appeals court

For the second time in a week, the Mesquite City Council met Monday night without being able to pass the city's planned annexation of some 5.7 square miles. The dispute over the annexation process between Kaufman and Dallas county landowners and the city of Mesquite is fast-tracking through the lega


Santa Cops 4 Kids 10K, 5K, Family Run & Santa Chase to benefit Children's Advocacy Center

(ROCKWALL, TX - Nov 22, 2017) The Children's Advocacy Center for Rockwall County and the Rockwall Police Officer's Association will host the Second Annual Santa Cops 4 Kids 10K, 5K, Family Run and Santa Chase from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at 1201 TL Townsend Drive in Rockwall. The Santa Chase w

BLUERIBBONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 14:44:13

VFD makes new offer to McLendon-Chisholm

Tuesday, the McLendon-Chisholm Volunteer Fire Department (MCVFD) submitted a fire service contract for consideration by the McLendon-Chisholm City Council. The contract outlines a comprehensive plan to provide the city with emergency services and fire response in 2018 and is based on its June 2017 b

ROCKWALLHERALDBANNER.COM - 2017-11-22 12:00:00

Falling for the guy with the old Oldsmobile with an oil leak

Carole and Hank Perchik, formerly of Plainview, were married in June 1954. The couple celebrated their 63rd anniversary in 2017. Photo Credit: Perchik family Our love story began on Feb. 14, 1953. Hank and I met at a Brooklyn College House Plan party on Manhattan's Lower East Side. A House Plan wa

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 22:41:15

Abandoned 'zombie' homes in Long Island frustrate neighbors

EAST MASSAPEQUA, NY - Beware of the zombies. Not the monster type zombies. We're talking about zombie homes. They are homes left vacant after banks foreclosed on the them following the financial crisis and Superstorm Sandy. They deteriorate, create an eyesore and bring property values down. My repor

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-23 03:10:13

Unusual resolution at center of new charges against John Venditto

On March 23, 2010, the Oyster Bay Town Board unanimously passed an unusual resolution - one that later would become key to federal allegations of corruption against former Supervisor John Venditto. Noting "the global credit crisis," the measure said had become "very difficult to secure financing for

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 22:55:02

Churches, charities open doors to offer Thanksgiving meals

Bishop John Barres, leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, mingled with guests being fed at Center Moriches church. Soup kitchens, churches and charities across Long Island opened their doors Thursday to serve a proper Thanksgiving feast to hundreds of people in need. "Right now I

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 18:45:14

Vietnam vets test positive for deadly parasite in VA study

Some activists have likened liver fluke exposure in Vietnam veterans to problems associated with Agent Orange, a class of dioxin-contaminated herbicides believed to have tainted hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops. Vietnam vets from left, John Ball from North Merrick, Gerry Wiggins from Port Jeffe

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 00:20:04

Destination Long Island: December 1-3

A regular on the NPR show "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me," comedian Paula Poundstone is now on tour, talking politics, and promoting a new book, "The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness." (The Paramount. Huntington. 631-673-7300. Dec. 1.)CHARLES DICKENS FESTIVAL IN PORT JEFFERSO

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-11-22 23:00:48

Telling the stories of Conklin and Kissam houses in Huntington

Alice Link has a way of making history come to life. As a volunteer for more than 30 years at the Conklin and Kissam houses, two historical properties in Huntington, Link often leads tour groups of children of all ages, as well as adults, regaling them with stories and getting them to embrace their

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 22:53:48

Riverhead, Quogue police make four arrests in DWI crackdown

Four people were arrested in a crackdown on impaired drivers in the Town of Riverhead that began Wednesday night, according to police. Riverhead and Village of Quogue police increased enforcement and set up several checkpoints Wednesday evening, at which they arrested Ralph W. Tuthill, 65, of Matti

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 14:15:37

Farmside Acres, Cornwall Schools Brings Holiday Support to Military Families

CORNWALL - The Trees for Troops Program, which brings farm-grown Christmas Trees to U.S. troops and military families at military bases in the U.S. and overseas, is expanding within our local community this year. Cornwall Central School District will join forces with Farmside Acres to bring Christma


Cornwall Library to host 'Spirit of the Community'

CORNWALL - The Cornwall Public Library, at 395 Hudson St., Cornwall, will host a Community Conversation called the "Spirit of the Community" at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 27. This will be an open forum discussion with a multi-faith panel, including Rev. Suzanne Toro from St. John's Episcopal Church in Cornwall,

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-23 07:01:00

Police identify man killed in Verla explosion

NEW WINDSOR - Town Police in New Windsor identified the man killed in the explosions and fire at Verla International on Monday as William Huntington, 57, of Newburgh. A statement from Verla said he was "a valued employee and we at Verla are sorry to his friends and family for their loss." Police sai

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Street renamed for 'queen of Newburgh'

CITY OF NEWBURGH - Nelson McAllister recalled sitting in the kitchen with his sisters after the death of their father. As they grieved, Virginia "Mother" Bowman visited and asked the sisters to come into another room. There, she gave them money to help with the funeral, McAllister said. "She was, an

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-22 22:40:06