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Blacksburg to celebrate Small Business Saturday next weekend

Downtown Blacksburg Inc. encourages the community to join us in celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - a fun-filled, family-friendly daylong event to support the town's small local businesses. Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a day to c

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 05:15:00

Blacksburg High school raises over $22,000 in food for families in need

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Blacksburg's High School students are bringing some joy to families in our area. The students have been creating 600 Thanksgiving baskets over the past few weeks in time for the holidays. They have collected nearly $23,000 in food that will be given to families for their Thanksgiv


Arsenal issues rebuttal resolution to Blacksburg over environmental hazards

(WDBJ7) Two days after the Blacksburg Town Council adopted a resolution urging the Radford Army Ammunition Plant to address environmental hazards, the Arsenal released a rebuttal resolution. RAAP Deputy to the Commander Rob Davie said Thursday staff at the plant met with Blacksburg Mayor-Elect Lesli


Radford man claimed to have gun, told woman she wasn't leaving

RADFORD - Touching patrons at the Radford Coffee Company and saying he had a gun, then grabbing a woman exiting a nearby bank prompted a man's arrest last week, according to court paperwork. Joseph David Sayers, 37, of Radford, had a hearing Thursday conducted by video in Radford General District Co

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Flashback: Tracking NRV history

n "The Virginia Tech Foundation will spend about $10,000 this weekend to host state legislators and other bigwigs on a train excursion to the Tech-University of Virginia football game in Blacksburg." UVa won 41-38. n "The best game in the state this weekend could be Giles at Lebanon in the Group A D

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 09:30:00

NRCC offering free GED Ready practice tests

For those interested in earning their GED credential, New River Community College is offering free GED Ready practice tests. Through Thursday, Nov. 30, an individual can choose between science, social studies, math and English to take two practice tests for free. The GED Ready practice tests are off

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 05:15:00

Parkour club to open in Christiansburg

FLOYD - Viewed from the amphitheater at Warren G. Lineberry Memorial Park, Elijah Bowen and his brother, Simeon, look like shadows hopping across the early evening sky. Simeon, 17, positions himself on one of the outdoor venue's concrete steps and leaps. While mid-air, he turns himself horizontally

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 10:45:00

Experts at Virginia Tech, RU discuss cybersecurity breaches

As a seemingly infinite amount of sensitive data multiplies each year in cyberspace, government intelligence agencies and the academic institutions they recruit from are left to navigate changes in technology and blows to the industry's brand. These efforts are complicated, as recently seen in the S

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-11-19 12:30:00

Durant PD investigates neighborhood robbery

DURANT, Okla. (KXII) -- Durant Police are investigating a Thursday robbery that occurred in the 300 block of East Arkansas. Police said a woman reported she arrived home and was unloading her vehicle when an unknown female approached her. Police said the unknown female was described to them as a yo


Durant hosts first Magnolia Christmas Fest

The city of Durant, Oklahoma is already in the Christmas spirit. The inaugural Magnolia Christmas Festival began Friday at the Choctaw Event Center. The festival will continue from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at 3702 Choctaw Rd., Durant. Admission for the event is free. "We did not have a Christmas e


Water main break leaves city of Calera without water; boil notice issued when service is restored

CALERA, Okla. (KXII) -- The city of Calera suffered a water main break and the entire town is currently without water, according to city officials. Once the water is restored, residents will need to their water until further notice. There has been no timeline established as to when repairs to the


Woman accused of lying to police about being raped makes court appearance

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) -- A woman accused by Denison Police of lying to them about being raped was in court on Thursday. Breana Harmon (left) is accused by Denison Police of tampering with evidence and government records after being accused of falsely reporting to police she was abducted and raped by


Local veterans groups give free Thanksgiving meal to over 350 locals

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - Five local veteran's groups joined forces Sunday to serve a free Thanksgiving meal to not only veterans and their families, but anyone in the community looking to enjoy some food. "Everything is donated from all around city Sherman and Denison," said Billy Sartor, a Navy vete

KXII.COM - 2017-11-20 02:05:00

Downtowns offer chances to shop small

As the official start of the Christmas shopping season is less than a week away, downtown representatives with Sherman and Denison are asking people to think locally for their holiday purchases. Small Business Saturday, which occurs each year on the first Saturday following Thanksgiving, encourages

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-18 06:01:00

DONNA HUNT: Photo captures last Woodlake structure

A few columns ago, I wrote about Woodlake between Denison and Sherman and how it came into being and was an entertainment center for crowds in this area who came to visit the Casino in 1915. The Casino wasn't what we know as a casino today, it was a place for band concerts and church services. There

HERALD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-18 06:01:00

Garvin County Public Records, 11-19

Marriages Filed Mason Mitchell Chance Maness, 25, Elmore City, and Hannah Marie Ware, 23, Bartlesville. Shane Thomas Dixon, 29, and Irma K. Medina Rodriguez, 24, both of Wynnewood. George Bryan Harris, 28, Midwest City, and Brook Nichole Holaday, 22, Tishomingo. Divorces Filed Mandy Machelle Fisher

PAULS VALLEY DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

Three straight: Derby headed back to the 6A state championship

The Panthers overcame a 28-20 halftime deficit with 21 fourth-quarter points, aiding a 53-41 sub-state win at Wichita Northwest (10-2). Hunter Igo accounted for six touchdowns with a split of three on the ground and through the air. Stay tuned to derbyinformer.com the rest of this evening and thro

DERBYINFORMER.COM - 2017-11-18 04:40:00

Deadly accident in Reno County

One man is dead after he was was ejected from his vehicle in Reno County. Kansas Highway Patrol said the accident happened on Wilson Road just before 10 p.m. Friday. The driver, 25-year-old Angel Montiel, drove off of the road , side-swiped a tree before spinning out of control. Montiel was thrown f

KAKE TV - 2017-11-18 19:55:00

Watch Gregg Marshall's opening press conference in Maui

Andale got revenge from last year's playoff loss to McPherson to win 20-13 that sends them to the 4A DI championship game. High School Sports Bishop Carroll beats Goddard to move to Class 5A title game Bishop Carroll's Braden Howell ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more as Carroll adva

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

"Cosby Show" actor Earle Hyman dies at 91

Last dash to the grocery store before ThanksgivingLast dash to the grocery store before Thanksgiving Updated: Sunday, November 19 2017 5:53 PM EST2017-11-19 22:53:15 GMT If you still haven't started shopping for your family's traditional thanksgiving feast, there is likely some good news waiting for

KAKE TV - 2017-11-20 01:59:00