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Tri-Cities Women's March held in downtown Johnson City Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL)- Founders Park was packed with people of all ages Saturday afternoon for the 2018 Women's March. According to the Facebook page created for the event, the march also included a rally with a drum circle, singing, and a list of speakers including representatives for political c

WJHL.COM - 2018-01-20 20:42:15

Three sentenced in synthetic drug ring

WISE - Three Pound residents have been convicted and sentenced for their roles in a synthetic drug distribution ring, Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney Chuck Slemp said Tuesday. The three men received their sentences Jan. 11 in Wise County Circuit Court. David Dwayne Mathias, 50, was sentenced to

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:00:00

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 04:50:00

Johnson City boy gets bedroom makeover following brain tumor treatment

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - An 11-year-old boy from Johnson City, who has fought a tough battle with a cancerous brain tumor, just got a brand new bedroom. Ben walked into his new room Saturday, thanks to the local non-profit organization, Special Spaces Tri-Cities. He chose the outdoor theme for t

WJHL.COM - 2018-01-21 14:11:14

Words matter, especially a president's

The late Neil Postman, author of "Amusing Ourselves to Death," once pointed out that "How we talk is how we think." Of course, that idea wasn't original with Postman. Jesus himself pointed this out when he said, "What comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart." In essence, words matter because

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-01-21 05:00:00

Community calls for action at Women's March 2.0

Women and men of all ages turned out Saturday to make their voices heard again for Women's March 2.0 in Johnson City. Women across the country returned to the streets to make their voices heard, and East Tennessee was no exception. The original Women's March on Washington was a year ago, when thousa

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-01-21 08:07:00

What do you know about your government?

How much do you know about your state and local government? Just how much do you know about the people elected to serve you at city hall, the courthouse and the statehouse? Test your knowledge of our political system by completing the following political quiz. 1.) What county office will not be on t

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2018-01-21 11:00:00

LPD officer involved in an internal criminal investigation suddenly retires from department

(Youtube) LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- The Lafayette Police Department released additional information today about an internal criminal investigation into one of its officers who was allegedly involved in a domestic alternation on New Year's Eve. This week, a video surfaced of a man striking a woman on

KLFY.COM - 2018-01-19 23:13:08

Report: Louisiana school board president resigns after teacher arrest, national outcry

ABBEVILLE, La. - The president of the Vermilion Parish School Board, which made headlines last week after a teacher was removed from a board meeting and handcuffed for protesting a raise for the superintendent, has resigned, according to the Abbeville Meridional. Anthony Fontana submitted a resigna

WGNO.COM - 2018-01-19 21:01:25

Crowley police: Body found in front of Crowley home, death could be related to weather

CROWLEY, La. (KLFY) Crowley police are investigating the death of a 56-year-old man in the 300 block of Ross Avenue. According to Crowley Police Chief Jimmy Broussard, the man's death may be related to frigid temperatures. The body was sent to a forensic laboratory in Lake Charles. CROWLEY, La. (KLF


Plumbers in higher demand with freezing conditions

BROUSSARD, La. (KLFY) - Plumbers across Acadiana are dealing with frozen and broken pipes from the freezing conditions. As they rapidly move from house to house, they say this is new to them or the first sight in decades. "Like the 80s or 90s so it doesn't happen very often down here but it happens,


Opelousas man, 2 others killed in boat explosion in Kentucky

Photo: Kentucky State Police CALVERT CITY, KY (AP) - An explosion on a docked tugboat in Kentucky killed three people and injured several others Friday, authorities said. Timothy L. Wright, age 52, of Calvert City, Kentucky, Jerome A. Smith, age 56, of Thibodaux, Louisiana, and Quentin J. Stewart,

KLFY.COM - 2018-01-19 23:15:08

Local 5K benefits Acadian Elementary School

What started as a way for a local teacher to raise money to take a group of students on a field trip has turned into a major fundraiser for one Houma school. Five years ago Acadian Elementary School teacher Jill Parfait was looking for a way to get a group of third-grade students to Avery Island to

DAILY COMET - 2018-01-20 20:43:04

Big Bass Classic set for Feb. 25

The excitement of a large, ultra-popular bass fishing contest like the Top Rod Big Bass Classic, starting with the hustle and bustle of a predawn launch and the nerve-wracking final minutes of each hour at the scale, will happen again in 2018 thanks to Neil Carret. The 46-year-old outdoorsman who wa

DAILY IBERIAN - 2018-01-21 12:15:00

Lafayette Crime Stoppers seeking info on thefts

Lafayette Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying suspects responsible for retail thefts around the Lafayette area. The individuals pictured are wanted for retail theft from local convenience stores, clothing stores and grocery stores. All were captured on surveillance video concealing merchan

KADN.COM - 2018-01-20 00:59:19

Dog found safe and sound - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

It was a happy ending after a person with binoculars found a missing dog safe and sound in a field around 11:45 a.m. Saturday morning, officials with the Caruthersville Humane Society said. The owner of a missing dog had offered a $1,000 reward for the safe return of their dog, according to a post o

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-20 18:15:53

Community rallies behind Lepanto woman injured in car accident

She's helped many a patient at NEA Baptist and St. Bernards hospitals as a respiratory therapist. But this time, 28-year-old Meredith Ruiz finds herself dependent upon specialized hospital care after a car accident that could have claimed her life. "I still can't walk," Ruiz said from her hospital b

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-20 01:40:37

Police: copper thieves target town's former fire department, water plant

The Cherry Valley Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the person behind multiple copper thefts in town. According to a post by the department's Facebook page, copper wiring has been stolen from behind the old fire department and from the water plant. "One theft occurred som

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-20 02:47:47

Woman charged with murder in deadly stabbing

A Harrisburg woman was charged with murder during the investigation into a stabbing death. Keyonna Bowlin was charged with first-degree murder on Friday. According to Lt. Justin Kimble of the Harrisburg Police Department, Bowlin was arrested in connection with the stabbing of a man early Thursday mo