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Sweetwater students say thank you to community leaders

SWEETWATER, Texas (KTAB) - Sweetwater students are officially enjoying their Thanksgiving break. Before the dismissal bell rang, they took the opportunity to say thank you to members of their community. That thank you came in many forms. "We are making letters to sheriffs, polices, and firemen to te

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-22 00:17:11

Mustangs are back on track

November 22, 2017 - The Sweetwater Mustangs are the only team from the Big Country still playing in the Class 4A playoffs. Four weeks ago, the Mustangs looked like one off the teams in Division II that could make a run to Arlington, then they lost back to back games to Seminole and Monahans. Those

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-23 02:02:23

Silver Center to host first lights festival

Throughout the Silver Center, 510 E. Court St., more than 10 Christmas trees are on display as part of the event, which is aimed at helping community members who don't have a Christmas tree this holiday. "The Festival of Lights is the way the Silver Center is giving back some joy to our community,"

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Milford officials encourage a 'no' vote on Silver Sands project

MILFORD - Several Milford officials sent a letter Wednesday to ask the State Bond Commission to vote no on bonding for a construction project at Silver Sands State Park. The State Bond Commission is expected to vote on more than $9.1 million in bonding for construction at Silver Sands at a meeting o

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-11-22 14:14:30

Toys for Tots applications, donations accepted

Volunteers have set out boxes around Chanute to accept toys and donated items, and the store will open Nov. 30 at Blessed Hope, formerly Hutton Elementary School, 600 S. Ashby, Chanute. Families who wish to receive assistance can pick up applications at the Toys for Tots store, by calling (620) 212-

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 03:53:00

Christmas in the Park lights to go on

Volunteers have been working since the start of November to get the annual Christmas in the Park display ready for after Thanksgiving. The drive-through light display in Katy Park is in its ninth year. Volunteer Martha McCoy said the lights will actually be on tonight, since the city employees are o

CHANUTE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 03:52:00

O'Malley: We need to do better

Ed O'Malley, Republican gubernatorial candidate, was in Chanute Friday for an informal meeting with community leaders. One of 11 declared candidates for the Republican nomination thus far, O'Malley is running on a centrist platform of changing the current government culture in Topeka. "The culture


Boil water advisory rescinded for Allen County Rural Water District 16

TOPEKA - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for Allen County Rural Water District 16 in Allen County. KDHE officials issued the advisory because of a line break resulting in a loss of pressure in the system. Failure to maintain adequate pressur


Thayer woman uninjured, Wichita couple life-flighted in separate crashes

A Thayer woman escaped injury in a two-vehicle collision with a deer Wednesday, the Labette County Sheriff reported. An unknown vehicle was southbound on US-169 a half-mile south of 27000 road in Labette County when it collided with a deer at 7:23 am Wednesday and knocked it into the path of a 2016


Man ordered tried for sending photograph to underage girls

A judge ordered a Parsons man to be tried for three charges alleging he solicited an illicit picture from a child in 2016. Brandon T. Basoco, born in 1996, 2431 Broadway, is charged in Labette County District Court with electronic solicitation of a child under age 14. The charge is a level one felon

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-23 03:19:00

Suspect to go through competency hearing

A Parsons man accused in the machete killing of his roommate will have a competency hearing in the new year. Timothy Russell Moses, 57, 221 Stone, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Donald Trammell. He's also charged with attempted second-degree murder, or in the alternate, aggravat

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-23 03:18:00

Judge gives probation for pot distribution

A Parsons man received probation this week for two counts of distributing drugs in 2014 in Parsons. Anthony P. Porras, 45, 1818 Felix, pleaded in Labette County District Court two counts of distribution of marijuana, both felonies, in an amended complaint. The case against Porras has been pending si

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-23 03:16:00

Aberdeen Police Searching for Missing Woman

Chelsea Elaine Birner, 24, was last seen about 10 a.m. on Monday at the Mac's Exxon in Aberdeen, according to a post shared Tuesday morning on the Police Department's Facebook page. Birner weighs approximately 125 pounds and is about 5 feet, 2 inches tall, the post said. She is believed to be trave


New Facility Fills Critical Gap for Older Adults

The scene is perfectly set to invite conversation: The chairs are comfortable, the gleaming handcrafted wood tables are decorated for the season, and all around are smaller, specialty spaces set aside for therapy, music and arts, and personal care services. This is The Retreat, the only certified ad

PILOT.COM - 2017-11-22 15:44:00

County OKs Early Sunday Sales of Alcohol

Establishments with ABC permits in unincorporated areas of Moore County can now sell alcohol starting at 10 a.m on Sundays. The county commissioners unanimously passed an ordinance during a 30-minute meeting Tuesday night. Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen and Foxfire Village have also approved th

PILOT.COM - 2017-11-22 01:33:00

Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Move to New Offices

The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, & Aberdeen Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is announcing that after 30 years of offices in Southern Pines, its moving its operations to the Village of Pinehurst. The CVB anticipates limited downtime during the move, but in the event there is an interruption o


34 firearms found in Moore County home of felon

CARTHAGE - Lawmen seized 34 firearms at the Carthage home of a felon after Probation and Parole officers searched the residence. The search was done Friday at the home of Gene Edward Needham Jr., 52, who lives on the 400 block of Needhams Road, a Moore County Sheriff's Office release said. More than


Fire Department Calls for Caution in the Kitchen on Thanksgiving

The Southern Pines Fire and Rescue Department is urging residents to keep an eye on those ovens and turkey fryers. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, the agency shared photographs from three local homes recently damaged by kitchen fires. The fires, which occurred during a four-day period, were all cause


Business Spotlight: At CoolSweats, it's all about the clothes and comfort

How did this business get started? CoolSweats is a contemporary lifestyle clothing store that was founded in 2001, by Barbara Bishop and her husband, Bruce Bishop Sr., who died in 2016. Bishop said that they moved from California to Pinehurst to be near family. "When we started the business we calle

FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER - 2017-11-22 07:01:00

Dormie Club Gets New Owner

The Dormie Club, one of the area's top golf course properties, is under new ownership. Dormie One Properties inked the deal on Tuesday afternoon, but financial terms of the sale were not disclosed. "Dormie Club is a truly exceptional club that was conceptualized as and designed to be a high-end priv