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Red Cross takes their Home Fire Campaign to Sweetwater

SWEETWATER, Texas (KTAB) - You may hate your smoke detector when you burn dinner but in a real fire it can save your life. The Red Cross started their Home Fire Campaign in 2014 putting smoe detectors in homes across the country. It has saved more than 300 lives so far and they took their campaign t

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-01-15 02:59:53

Old rivalry between Roby, Rotan shifts to the basketball court

ROBY - Between 1924 and 2011, it stood as one of the most intense football rivalries in the Big Country, if not Texas as a whole. Known by some as the "Fisher County War," the annual meeting between the neighboring towns of Rotan and Roby was a natural breeding ground for competition. Separated by j


Living the Dream: Volunteers honor MLK

A crowd of several hundred - most in their early 20s - lined up Monday morning the second floor of the Baker Pattillo Student Center, waiting to be assigned to a work crew. Read the complete story... The story you're reading is premium content from The Daily Sentinel. Subscribers get total access t

DAILY SENTINEL - 2018-01-16 07:00:00

Nacogdoches man arrested for flashing genitals at children

A Nacogdoches man was arrested Friday, at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital, for showing his genitals to three children. Billy Melvin Pack, 60, has been charged with three counts of third degree, indecency with a child. According to the arrest affidavit, Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital security heard Pac


Weather-related closings, delays for Tuesday

Area schools have started announcing schedule changes for Tuesday due to winter weather predicted for the area. Here's the list (We will be updating as we receive information):School Delays/Closings Beckville ISD: Classes canceled Tuesday. Big Sandy ISD: Classes canceled Tuesday. Carlisle ISD: Class

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 21:39:00

Vance County reflects on moving King's dream forward

More than 200 Vance County residents joined others across the nation Monday to remember the life and legacy of slain Civil Rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., along with King's call for the future. Among the crowd was Kellie Barrow, of Henderson and her twin 12-year-old sons Logan and Bry

HENDERSON DAILY DISPATCH - 2018-01-15 23:00:28

Editorial: Consolidation the right course

Vance County Schools' proposal to consolidate Eaton-Johnson Middle and Henderson Middle, as well as Northern Vance and Southern Vance high schools, is the right course of action. We recognize that consolidating schools is a painful process. For some, it raises concerns about destroying a sense of co


Warren County honors those moving MLK's legacy forward

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s words -- "whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward," -- were heeded Saturday night in Warren County. The legacy of King was remembered during the annual scholarship and awards banquet held at the Warrenton Armory Civic Center. Area residents moving King's le


Texans salute MLK with peace marches, music, speeches

Eileen Walter and Anthony Carr visit at the 10th annual MLK Peace through P.I.E. Social at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church in Austin, Texas, on Saturday Jan. 13, 2018. About 250 people came together for the pie social to celebrate Martin Luther King's message of peace and unity. The event also

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-01-15 17:49:11

It's Oyster Shuckin' time - again!

The Lake Gaston Volunteer Fire Department is preparing to host its annual Spring Oyster Roast fundraiser, slated for Saturday, March 31 from noon until 4 p.m. The event will once again be held on the grounds of True Story Acres Farm, located at 612 Blackridge Road, between La Crosse and Bracey, nea

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-01-16 19:45:00

Suspect sought after stealing spirits

On Saturday, January 13 a larceny occurred at the South Hill ABC Store. At approximately 3:40 p.m. a man entered the store and left with $30 worth of alcohol in his possession. The crime is still under investigation and the South Hill Police Department is currently following leads on one suspect. Th

SOUTHHILLENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-01-16 19:35:00

Photos: Grand opening of Tachi Palace's Yokut Gas station

Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino opened its new Yokut Gas station on Friday, Jan. 12, in Lemoore. The new gas station has a total of 24 pumps including 14 gas pumps, eight diesel pumps, two pumps with high octane racing fuel and two electric charging stations. There are also 24 slot machines located insi

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2018-01-16 16:45:00

Crime and police stories: Jan. 1-14

In this collection, you'll find every crime or accident story involving a local police department from the last two weeks. Staff Reports HANFORD - Hanford Police officers said they have arrested a Hanford woman on suspicion of second-degree murder after she gave birth to a stillborn baby, whose deat

HANFORD SENTINEL - 2018-01-15 19:15:00

Visalia man arrested after attacking people with a sword, police say

David Herrera, 29, is behind bars after police say he attacked two people with a three-foot sword. Dispatch sent officers to the area of Turner Street and Center Avenue around 11 p.m. Saturday. Once they arrived, they found the two victims. One had a cut on his hand from trying to block the sword, a

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-15 08:23:26

Visalia AM/PM robbery ends in arrest

A Visalia man is behind bars after robbing a north Visalia gas station Sunday morning, police said. Employees of AM/PM on Dinuba Boulevard called police just before 8 a.m. to report a robbery. When officers arrived, they interviewed witnesses who told them 32-year-old Jon Martinez walked into the

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2018-01-15 01:18:12

Visalia man attacks two people with sword, arrested

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Visalia police are investigating an assault and an attempted homicide. The incidents took place hours apart on Saturday. In both cases, officers were able to quickly nab the alleged assailant. Police were called just before 6:30 p.m. on Saturday to the 300 block


Visalia man arrested, charged with attempted murder

Visalia police arrested a suspect Saturday after a man was found lying on the ground with stab wounds. They say the victim was taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center with a stab wound to his left abdomen and arm. Police found him in the 300 block of West Laurel Ave. about 6:30 p.m. During the investi


Attempted murder suspect arrested in Visalia

VISALIA, Calif. - Police in the South Valley have arrested an attempted murder suspect. Police responded to a stabbing in the 300 block of West Laurel Avenue in Visalia around 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Officers found the victim with wounds to his left abdomen and left arm. Paramedics rushed him to Kawea


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: 'Let us march on ballot boxes'

Editor's note: This year marks the 53rd anniversary of the five-day, 54-mile Selma to Montgomery March for Voting Rights. This is an excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at the conclusion of the march. We reprint it in observance of Dr. King's birthday. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 gave

FRESNO BEE - 2018-01-14 20:00:00

South Lebanon man charged after neighbors respond to yells for help coming from residence

Meeting Tuesday to discuss future of Coleman Memorial Park swimming pool, Lebanon mayor Sherry Capello and members of the Lebanon City Council are seeking input. S. Annville man's drug-sniffing dog helps addicts make good choices. Wochit A South Lebanon Township man is accused of slapping and stran

DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 16:16:16