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We're lucky to live in the Huntsville community

Today and every day, most of us have so much to be thankful for. Let's spend a few minutes thinking, then we can add to our gratitude lists throughout this Thanksgiving Day. We can all be thankful for our families and friends - people who have helped shape our lives, our character and the people we

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2017-11-23 16:00:00

Good people in Huntsville help a record number of families with Thanksgiving dinners

People in Huntsville came through again when the chips were down. A Thanksgiving dinner program for Huntsville Head Start students got off to a slow start, but folks rushed to help before school children went on vacation late last week. In two days, people donated more than 80 dinners, both big and

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2017-11-22 13:25:00

I feel a 'thank you' coming on

I 've said it once, and I'll say it again. There's no time like the present to say 'thank you" to people, learn to be grateful and demonstrate heartfelt gratitude. Time is precious and fleeting right before our eyes. Whether it's romantic, professional or a friendly relationship, showing gratitude

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2017-11-23 13:34:00

Things to think about on Thanksgiving Day

ou might want to think with me about today being Thanksgiving, and how that gives us the opportunity to express our gratitude to the Almighty for the astonishing good things he has done for us - like making us Texans. It's perfectly obvious and self-evident, from Dallas to Laredo, how well blessed w

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2017-11-23 16:00:00

Boys & Girls Club of Walker County coming down homestretch for clubhouse fundraising

When Michelle Spencer took the reins as executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Walker Country in 2005, she was managing one after-school program, serving 75 children. Today, in partnership with the Huntsville Independent School District and other local agencies, the nonprofit agency serves a

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2017-11-23 13:25:00

New addition to statue's visitor center to be named after former mayor

Former Huntsville Mayor Bill Hodges will forever be immortalized for his dedication to the community and his passion for making it the city it is today after Tuesday's meeting of the Huntsville City Council. Council members unanimously approved naming the new addition to the Sam Houston Statue Visit

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2017-11-23 06:00:00

Recycling not to be picked up Thursday or Friday

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the City of Huntsville solid waste services will not be picking up residential recycling Thursday or Friday. Recycling pickup will resume as scheduled for next week, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Commercial garbage pickup will occur today, as well as on Friday. "There will be

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2017-11-22 13:05:00

Stolen vehicle recovered in drug bust Sunday

A tip led authorities to a drug bust and the recovery of a stolen vehicle at a Huntsville business over the weekend. According to the incident report, Huntsville police were dispatched to a call concerning a suspicious white GMC van parked outside of EZ Pawn in the 1700 block of 11th Street at appro


Southern Kansas is High Cotton

Roger Sewell slowed his pickup down on a rural section of Pratt County, next to a field gleaming white. "How's it look?" he said with a grin, then added this good field of cotton, to be stripped in coming weeks and eventually be turned into demin, was his. Just a few years ago, it was tougher to fin

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2017-11-24 07:01:00

Event provides preview of dino park

There were smiles in abundance at the official kickoff event for Derby's Field Station Dinosaurs attraction, but few were bigger and brighter than the one on the face of Guy Gsell, the developer behind the concept. "I couldn't be more excited," Gsell said after a 45-minute program in a white tent se

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:00

Want to grab a drink on Thanksgiving? Here's what's open

There's nothing better than celebrating Thanksgiving with the family. Except when you're cooped up with that family for hours on end. Sometimes, when the rest of the family is napping off their turkey comas or going Black Friday shopping (on Thursday, of course), you just need to get out for a bit.

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-11-22 22:00:00

Shopping, wagon rides and street musicians part of Oxford's Christmas festival

A longtime holiday festival in small Sumner County town owes its beginnings to a resident who wanted her Wichita friends to visit the vintage Victorian home she'd purchased and the new business she'd opened in Oxford. This weekend marks the 41st year that Oxford - a town about 40 miles south of Wich

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-11-22 22:03:00

Rock Road furniture store reopens after complete remodel

A remodeled Havertys Furniture has reopened following a flood that caused widespread damage in the store at 1725 N. Rock Road. A fire suppression line broke at the store a couple of months ago that necessitated a $2 million renovation and all new furniture in the store. The much brighter and more op

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-11-22 23:32:00

Attendance down at Rock River Rapids in 2017

An abnormally cool summer made its presence known on the 2017 Rock River Rapids report. Aquatics and Fitness Facilities Director Darcie Parkhurst presented the annual report to the Derby Recreation Commission board on Nov. 14, comparing this year's numbers to those of the last two years. With an ave

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:00

Brandon Steven's new restaurant gets a new mural

Famed west Wichita home holding an estate sale for the ages An estate sale at the well-known Steven family estate in Wichita is drawing huge crowds. The 8-acre property near Kellogg and Maize has a little bit of everything. (Video by Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle) Aviation What is it like to


Couple waiting to buy car for Wellington woman with cancer

Some people are waiting for Black Friday sales, but for a couple waiting outside a car dealership in Wichita for a good buy their purpose is a lot more than a deal. A tent, space heater and warm clothes: Traci McLaughlin is camping with her husband outside a car dealership in Wichita. "It is so wort

KWCH.COM - 2017-11-24 06:35:00

Golden Corral opens restaurant in West Monroe

WEST MONROE, La.- - (11/21/2017) A new buffet-style restaurant is now open in West Monroe. Tuesday was opening day at West Monroe's new Golden Corral. The restaurant opening is just In time for the holiday shopping season. Steve Helton is the General Manager of the West Monroe store, and his busines


Monroe police seeking persons of interest in Garden District vehicle burglary

MONROE, La. - Within the past week the Monroe Police Department has been investigating several vehicle burglaries in the Garden District area. One vehicle has been stolen during this time frame. The vehicle stolen is a 4-door 2011 gray Impala. During the course of the investigations, two persons of

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2017-11-23 04:19:56

Christmas parade has new route

The 2017 Kiwanis Christmas Parade sponsored by Origin Bank will roll on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. The theme is "Throw Back Christmas," encompassing all the traditions and memories of Christmas Past. Float decorations will portray memorable, crazy and creative things from your Christmas Tra

HANNAPUB.COM - 2017-11-22 18:42:00

Locals deliver Thanksgiving plates to those in need

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Some folks are giving up their own sit down Thanksgiving meal to meet the needs of others this year. Courtesy: KNOE 8 News Mt. Zion Baptist Church in West Monroe will be delivering Thanksgiving plates on Thursday, November 23rd starting at 8 a.m. Mt. Zion started

KNOE TV8 - 2017-11-23 15:16:00