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Many years ago, Brosville Elementary School had a donation drive for us during the Thanksgiving season. I was asked to pick up the food and toys and give a brief message about being kind to animals. That day I not only was the teacher, but also a student. When I walked into the cafeteria, I was amaz


Halifax County stabbing suspect possibly spotted in Pittsylvania County

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. - The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is reminding people to secure their homes, cars, outbuildings and anything else that Antone Hamlett could possibly use as shelter or cover. On Thursday morning, the sheriff's office said Hamlett was reportedly spotted on private pr

WSLS - 2017-11-17 00:02:28

Sign costs an issue in quest to rename Danville library

The Ruby B. Archie Memorial Danville Public Library. That is the proposed new name for the Danville Public Library as informally agreed upon by the Danville City Council Memorial Commission during its meeting Friday afternoon. But the applicant for the name change, Renita Townes, is not happy that t

GODANRIVER.COM - 2017-11-17 23:45:00


Samantha Smith-Herndon instructs Carlisle students Harper Mitchell, Jack Lingle, Hunter Moser, Chloe Bloomer, Lillian Sullivan, and Amanda Wyatt from Carlisle Danville on how to fly a drone. The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research held its second annual GIS day for fifth graders from Danvil


17-year-old pleads not guilty in mother's 2016 death; trial set Dec. 4

Officials work the scene of a house fire where 62-year-old Bernadette Marie Nesbitt was found dead by firefighters Wednesday morning, Dec. 21, 2016 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. File photo CHATHAM - Jacob Gene Tharpe, 17, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the first-degree murder of his mother and th


Sheriff's office investigates social media threat

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is investigating a social media threat at Tunstall High School Thursday, though law enforcement says students are not in danger. The office received information about an alleged threat at the school by way of social media on Thursday, according to a sheriff's

GODANRIVER.COM - 2017-11-16 19:50:00

Sheriff's office still searching for suspect

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is still searching for a person of interest in a malicious wounding case in Halifax County. Authorities have been searching for Antone Lemont Hamlett, 34, since Tuesday morning, when the malicious wounding incident occurred. A resident of North Eastern Pittsy

GODANRIVER.COM - 2017-11-16 17:06:00

Entries sought for Christmas parades

Danville and Gretna are calling for entries in upcoming Christmas parades. The Danville parade will be at 3 p.m. Dec. 3 and the Gretna parade at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 10. The Gretna Merchants Association is accepting applications to participate in the annual Gretna parade, with this year's theme "250 Stori


Two arrested at Muncie McDonald's for possession of meth

Muncie Police were called to the McDonald's in the 3300 block of N. Chadam Lane at 4:31 a.m. Wednesday after a report of subjects smoking out a glass pipe in the drive thru. Upon arriving at the McDonald's, an officer located Stephen Drinkard, 32, Muncie, and Hannah Wilson, 20, Muncie, in a vehicle

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-11-16 18:35:12

City of Muncie holds press conference on information requests

The city of Muncie held a press conference Friday to "clear up miscommunication" after a Star Press article published on Monday headlined, "City won't release details of legal fees." The Star Press said that the city denied a Freedom of Information Act request about "information about the attorneys

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-11-17 20:03:26

Muncie and CAP students for design project

Local high school students will work with Ball State faculty and students from the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) on Nov. 18, said Lori Pence CAP senior manager of student support services. CAP partnered with Project Lead the Way (PTLW), a nonprofit that helps K-12 students gain hands-on

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-11-17 20:10:32

The Weekly, Ep. 4: Meth found at McDonald's, Blackboard replacement software and coed Woodworth

Editor's Note: The Weekly is a rundown of the news stories produced by the Daily News since Monday. First, one of our breaking news reporters talks about a call Muncie Police got early Wednesday morning to McDonald's and what they found when they arrived. Then, we talk to a reporter about a potentia

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-11-17 17:00:00

New radar speed signs put up to slow down campus

A new reminder against speeding appeared in four places on campus about two weeks ago. University Police, in conjunction with Ball State's public safety committee, agreed radar speed signs would be a proactive measure in keeping pedestrians safe on campus. "We tried to put them strategically where w

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-11-17 21:03:52

Blight demolition continues in Muncie

MUNCIE, Ind. - The city of Muncie's blight removal program took another step forward this week with bids taken on razing 54 more structures. The city's blight removal effort, funded by $4 million in federal funds awarded in 2014, has so far seen 81 properties demolished. The city hopes to raze 209 p

STAR-PRESS - 2017-11-16 18:46:31

Muncie Civic Theatre finds community as it prepares to move back home

MUNCIE, Ind. - Getting ready for the curtain to rise on opening night is traditionally a stressful, down-to-the-wire process in theater. But when the curtain goes up on "Scrooge! The Musical" on Dec. 8, staff and volunteers at the Muncie Civic Theatre will have dealt with the added stress of having

STAR-PRESS - 2017-11-17 20:00:06

Former Ball State baseball standout becomes youth pastor in Muncie

Two outs and a runner on third, where's Caleb Stayton hitting the ball? "Over the fence, there's no other way," Stayton replied to the unconventional question asked to him while preaching to a group of high school students at Union Chapel Sunday night. "I'm a big baseball guy in case you guys didn'

BALLSTATEDAILY.COM - 2017-11-16 15:00:00

Waterfest kicks off at Englewood Beach

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. Power boaters will compete for the championship this weekend at the 2017 Englewood Beach Waterfest. WINK News reporter Melinda Lee gives an inside look at why this event is such a big draw for the community. For more event details, click here. MORE:Waterfest returns to Englewood Be

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 23:31:46

1 wounded in North Port shooting

NORTH PORT, Fla. One person was shot and wounded Thursday night near Warm Mineral Springs. The victim was flown to a hospital from the scene on the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue, the North Port Police Department said. Police identified the victim only as a male, calling it an "isolated incident." It

WINKNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 10:59:30

Police at shooting scene in North Port

Officers are the scene of a shooting in North Port. The North Port Police Department is investigating at the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue. One person was flown to a trauma center to treat a gunshot wound. Officers are the scene of a shooting in North Port. The North Port Police Department is inves

NBC 2 - 2017-11-17 05:43:00

Man injured in shooting, flown to trauma center

NORTH PORT, Fla - - A man suffered a gun shot wound and was flown to a trauma center Thursday night, said North Port Police. Police began investigating the shooting shortly after 3 pm in the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue in North Port. Police say this is an isolated incident. Additional information

FOX4NOW.COM - 2017-11-17 02:53:30