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In the face of cancer and a career coming to a close, Louisa football coach Mark Fischer reflects on the lives he's touched

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FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-11-24 02:00:00

Louisa supervisors proposed end to contractor tax

A contractor pays for a permit at the Louisa County Community Development Department counter. A proposed ordinance change would hike CDD fees in exchange for ending the contractor's license tax. County officials are proposing fee hikes for people seeking permits to build or remodel houses and commer

CENTRAL VIRGINIAN - 2017-11-23 13:00:00

Thanksgiving, football and family all come together for Louisa

MINERAL, Va. (CBS19 Sports) -- It's a time to spend with family and for Louisa County that includes their football family. "We family, just another day we're together, spending time together, making memories," Louisa Senior Running Back Job Whalen said. "This is rarefied air very few people get the

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2017-11-23 08:28:00

Simplicity helps Santa Fund endure

Sometimes simple is better, and that may be why Central Virginia's homegrown Santa Fund has been a success for more than 120 years. Created in 1894 by The Daily Progress' founding publisher James H. Lindsey and now cosponsored by WINA radio, the children's charity begins its annual fund drive today


Local chefs share their holiday recipes

The Halloween sugar comas have passed and attention now turns to Thanksgiving, the holiday of home-cooked meals featuring family recipes from generations past. The Chef's Market Bonnie Jones and Phil Anderson opened The Chef's Market to share their love of food with the community. Featuring local ar


Announcements for Nov. 22 through Nov. 28

AARP Tax-Aide seeks volunteers to serve as tax counselors and greeters for low-income and middle-income taxpayers from February through April in the Charlottesville, Fluvanna and Lovingston areas. (434) 244-0451. Albemarle County School Board seeks volunteers through Dec. 1 to serve on the Long-Ra


Ask a Geriatrician: Which flu shot should I get?

Each month, a University of Virginia Health System geriatrician will discuss common health questions and challenges faced by seniors. This month's topic: flu shots. Q. What is the flu? A. The flu is the common name for an influenza infection. This is different from the common cold and many other vir

DAILY PROGRESS - 2017-11-23 23:11:00

Beaverdam family thanks the community for help after house fire

Having a home destroyed by a fire would be devastating for any family, but it's especially difficult during the holidays. Despite that, a Beaverdam family says they are thankful because there are people helping them through it. For 13 years, the Jacksons called eight acres on Country Sky Way in Bea

NBC12 - 2017-11-23 18:23:23

Muleshoe hosts academic competition, take first place honors

Competing against Dimmitt, Friona and Littlefield, Muleshoe Junior High UIL contestants took first in 8 out of 18 competitions in the Junior Academic Contest held in Muleshoe Final totals were: Muleshoe, 1,174.5; Littlefield, 1,065.7; Dimmitt, 632.7; and Friona, 564.2. Superintendent Dr. R.L. Ric

MULESHOEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 14:38:45

The oldest wildlife refuge in Texas

Alice's Note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on December 7, 2010. The refuge was celebrating their 75 anniversary that year with an open house and special programs. Since then the refuge has been complexed with Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Grulla Nati

MULESHOEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 14:52:59

Beta Sigma Phi learns about Art Association's new scholarship program

Zeta Rho chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 14th, at the home of Lynn Box. After a meal of spaghetti, green salad, and garlic bread along with chocolate pie and pumpkin cheesecake for dessert served by Lynn Box and co-hostess Sandi Chitwood, Martha Hunnicutt,

MULESHOEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 14:30:27

MISD Admin hold send off breakfast for the Mules

Members of the Muleshoe ISD Administration held a send off breakfast for the Muleshoe Mules, November 24 at 7:30 am. The Mules head to Childress to take on the Merkel Badgers in the 3A Division I Area Championship. Members of the Muleshoe ISD Administration held a send off breakfast for the Muleshoe

MULESHOEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 15:11:35

MISD works with neighboring districts on busing issues

The Board of Trustees of the Muleshoe Independent School District met in regular session Monday, Nov 13. All board members, Lisa Whalin, business manager and Dr. R.L. Richards, superintendent, were present. The minutes of the previous meeting on Oct. 23 were approved. Sudan ISD Board of Trustees m

MULESHOEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 14:59:39

Burn ban is reinstated for an indefinite time

At a special session of the Bailey County Commissioner's Court on Thursday, commissioners voted to reinstate the Burn Ban, according to a notice from County Judge Sherri Harrison's office. At this time, it is not known for how long. The Court will send out a notice when the Burn Ban ends.

MULESHOEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 14:58:46

Thanksgiving: A time for giving thought to gratitude

"The worst moment for an atheist," writes G. K. Chesterton, "is when he feels a profound sense of gratitude and has no one to thank." Though any season is a great time for gratitude, Thanksgiving certainly lends itself at least to some thinking about the subject whether we're believers, agnostics,

MULESHOEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 14:41:44

Auditions determine 6th grade honor choir representatives

Sixth Grade Honor Choir is made up of beginning choir students from all the middle schools in TMEA Region 16 (Lubbock and surrounding areas). The TMEA Region 16 choir directors get together in January and pick four songs that the students have to learn when school starts in the fall. The directors

MULESHOEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 14:09:58

Motorists struck and killed after leaving car stranded on the 22 freeway shoulder

GARDEN GROVE - A motorist who got out of his disabled car on the shoulder of the eastbound 22 Freeway near Beach Boulevard at about 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, was struck and killed by a passing car, according to a press release from Garden Grove police. The car that struck the man then veered into a

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-23 19:32:25

2 killed in Thursday's freeway accident in Garden Grove are ID'd

GARDEN GROVE - The Orange County coroner's office on Friday released the name of a man struck by a vehicle when he got out of a disabled vehicle on the 22 freeway and a woman injured in a subsequent crash who died at a hospital. The man killed was Raul Vazquez Jr., 50, of Santa Ana. He was pron

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-24 18:03:38

Garden Grove, Westminster homebuying: Where did sales fall more?

Homebuying in Garden Grove in the third quarter has a smaller dip in sales activity than Westminster in the summer. Using CoreLogic data, we compared sales patterns from the July-to-September quarter vs. a year ago. Here's what we found: Sales in Garden Grove fell as 317 residences sold in the summe

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-24 08:41:19

Free in the OC: Every day of the week there's a family activity that won't empty your wallet

Holiday Festival: The Muckenthaler's annual holiday event features various activities, including live stage performances and an arts and crafts fair. Plus, food vendors and exclusive craft beer selections! The family-friendly festival also provides free art workshops for kids, a children's play area

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-24 20:22:23