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Jim Ned, Cross Plains & Comanche debut in Top 25

September 18, 2017 - 16 Big Country football teams land in the Harris Ratings top 25 at the end of the third week of play, and three teams are making their debut. CLASS 4A Div.I 6)Wylie 21)Brownwood CLASS 4A Div.II 8)Sweetwater CLASS 3A Div.I 16)Comanche 19)Jim Ned CLASS 3A Div.II 9)Eastland

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-19 01:17:14

Winless Breckenridge Buckaroos battling through brutal schedule

EASTLAND - One thing the Breckenridge football team has not shied away from during Casey Hubble's tenure is playing the best the area has to offer. Over the years, the Buckaroos have faced the likes of Jacksboro, Hico, Cisco and Eastland. Hubble has even lined up Class 4A squads Sweetwater, Mineral

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2017-09-16 21:58:20

Man seen chasing wild turkeys with axe in Tye

Man seen with axe in Tye park TYE, Texas (KRBC/KTAB) - The Tye Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying an unknown man. The man was seen on camera chasing wild turkeys around the park on Apache Road in Tye with an axe in hand. They say if you have any information to contact the

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-19 00:24:31

Refugee stories told at Abilene Christian University Summit

Reactions from people like Allie Brandon, Terri Aldriedge, and Sheri Jones are what the planners of a global refugee "experience" at Abilene Christian University were hoping for when they began planning months ago. Brandon, a freshman biology major from College Station, sounded wise beyond her years

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2017-09-19 00:08:05

SIUE investigates racial slur, Confederate flag painted on campus landmark

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville police are investigating after a racist note was left on a student's on-campus apartment door and a Confederate flag was painted on a boulder in the quad. The note, reading "Filthy (n-word)," was left on sophomore Lamone Stansbury's door on Sept. 13. Stansb

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 15:24:00

Methamphetamine use on the rise in southern Illinois

Methamphetamine also known as crystal meth BELLEVILLE, Ill. - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says the amount of methamphetamine coming into southern Illinois has been on the rise for the past five or 10 years. DEA agent Doug Dorley tells the Belleville News-Democrat that the region has bec

FOX2NOW.COM - 2017-09-18 17:51:15

17-year-old pleads guilty but mentally ill to rape, carjacking charges

Leondre McClendon was 16 when police said he raped a young Belleville woman in her home, then he and two others stole her Mini Cooper from her garage and took it for a joy ride. On Monday, just before his trial was to begin, McClendon pleaded guilty but mentally ill to six felony charges as an adul

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-18 19:06:00

What you should and shouldn't say to a pregnant woman

Q. My lovely daughter-in-law is expecting her first baby at the end of November. She works in a very upscale ladies' clothing store. Celebrities are most often their clients. They continually tell her how big she is. This is so rude and mean! There must be a tactful way to shut them up and make them

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-17 15:00:00

Emergency preparedness 101: Know how to protect your family against carbon monoxide poisoning

(BPT) - Few areas of the country are immune to natural disasters or severe weather. Whether you live in a hurricane zone or face icy winters, it is important to prepare your home and family to weather the storm and know the potential health and safety risks that may arise in emergency situations. Be

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 19:01:00

Be safe while getting social to avoid social media scams

(BPT) - For many people, social media has become a part of our daily lives. We follow friends on Facebook, share our opinions on Twitter and highlight our latest creative projects on Instagram or Pinterest. According to Statista, 78 percent of all Americans have a social media profile, and that adop

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 15:39:01

How Libraries Are Changing in Communities Nationwide

(StatePoint) As we become increasingly reliant on digital content available on-demand, what happens to our repositories for printed material? The answer may be simpler than you think: Libraries aren't just about books any more. Most have shifted focus from their collections to the communities they s

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 05:00:00

A Belleville sales tax was set to expire at the end of the year. Now it's permanent.

Belleville aldermen unanimously agreed Monday to permanently keep a 0.25 percent sales tax that was first charged to replace the city's wheel tax over five years ago. The sales tax produces about $1.1 million annually and supports the $28 million general fund used to pay for the city's day-to-day op

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 07:04:00

Two Injured Wednesday In Route 16 Crash At I-55

Two people were injured in an accident on Route 16 at Interstate 55 on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 13. Sophie Nash, 31, of Reading, United Kingdom, and Charlene Taylor, 75, of Gillespie, were both taken to St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield with what Illinois State Police called non-incapacitating in

THEJOURNAL-NEWS.NET - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Small plane with mechanical issues makes emergency landing at Yeager

A small plane that was experiencing mechanical issues successfully landed at Yeager Airport. No injuries were reported. (WCHS/WVAH) A small plane that was experiencing apparent problems with its landing gear and was forced to circle Yeager Airport successfully made an emergency landing. The three pe

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-19 14:43:31

Navy removes workers who called babies 'mini satans'

A Navy hospital in Florida has removed some employees from patient care after Snapchat photos showed a nurse giving the middle finger to a newborn with a caption that said, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans." Jeanne Casey, spokeswoman for the Naval Hospital Jacksonville, said in a statem

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-19 12:13:45

OB/GYN doctor faces federal child porn charges

Nathan Clark Ward (Photo: Davis County) (KUTV) A doctor who was accused of sexually abusing a teen girl and possessing and sharing child pornography in August, was charged Tuesday in federal court with three additional counts related to child porn. In August the 55-year-old doctor, Nathan Clark Ward

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-19 11:36:24

GM looking to let public test its self-driving cars

Cruise Anywhere's fleet of Chevrolet Bolt EVs will be used to test how GM's self-driving systems handle the complexities of an urban environment with changing weather as well as how passengers react to driverless services. (Image courtesy of General Motors) GM's Cruise Automation plans on letting me

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-19 10:05:18

6 women invited to wedding arrive accidentally wearing the same Forever New dress

Six women invited to wedding arrive accidentally wearing the same Forever New dress. (Facebook/Debbie Speranza) SYDNEY (WJLA) - Have you ever arrived at a function, only to discover that someone else is wearing your dress? The odds are you have, as it's happened to most of us at some point, but imag

ABCSTLOUIS.COM - 2017-09-19 09:16:37

Lewis Hamilton 'is working with Frank Ocean'

Lewis Hamilton has been writing music with Frank Ocean. The Formula One racing star has previously spoken of love of music and his good pal Naughty Boy has now revealed Lewis has been busy in the studio with the Grammy Award winner. Naughty Boy said: "I've heard people talking about Lewis's music an

ST. LOUIS AMERICAN - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Suspect plans to sue 'hero' who stopped him from robbing Starbucks

FRESNO, Calif. - A 30-year-old man who allegedly used a gun during an attempted robbery at a California Starbucks now plans to sue the good Samaritan who stepped in to stop the crime, according to KSEE. Back in July, Ryan Flores attempted to rob a Starbucks when Cregg Jerri, 58, attacked the suspect

KPLR11.COM - 2017-09-19 18:05:30