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H&T looks back to past Thanksgivings

Associate Editor jkiener@heraldandtribune.com A look back at Thanksgivings past during the years 1945 and 1980 in Jonesborough provides a glimpse of how the holiday was observed. The year 1945 saw hope for peace in the ending of World War II while 1980 ushered in the Herald & Tribune's computer-age

HERALD AND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 16:19:24

Overmountain Men continue on their journey

The Overmountain Men continued their tradition this year. The annual recreation of the Overmountain men's historic march to King's Mountain attracted 15,000 visitors in 2017. Steve Ricker, Interpreter for the Overmountain Victory Trail Association, said approximately two-thirds of the visitors were

HERALD AND TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 15:03:19

Dee Rees: Mudbound is more relevant after white supremacy marches

Dee Rees believes audiences will be more receptive of her new film 'Mudbound' following the white supremacy marches in Charlottesville. The 40-year-old filmmaker helmed the new racial drama - which follows the unlikely friendship between two men, one white and one black, after they return from World

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-22 13:00:00

Tom Hollander joins Marie Colvin biopic A Private War

Tom Hollander has joined the new Marie Colvin biopic 'A Private War'. The 50-year-old actor - who recently starred alongside Andrew Garfield in 'Breathe' - has joined Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan and Jeremie Laheurte in the Matthew Heineman biopic about the American journalist, Variety reports. Altho

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-22 10:00:00

Rian Johnson says Lando Calrissian isn't in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rian Johnson has confirmed Lando Calrissian will not appear in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'. The smuggler - who was played by Billy Dee Williams - first appeared in 'Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back as a close friend to Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and fans speculated he would return in the ei

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-22 10:00:00

Del. Todd Pillion wins award for sponsoring opioid legislation

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Andy Serkis misses Planet of the Apes films

Andy Serkis is "feeling the loss" of no longer playing Caesar in the 'Planet of the Apes' movies. The 53-year-old actor provided the motion capture for the intelligent chimpanzee in the trilogy of rebooted movies based on the popular franchise which began with French author Pierre Boulle's 1963 nove

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Dinner is over; what to stream?

So Thanksgiving dinner is over, the dishes are done (or at least shoved to the side), and the family is settling in for the post-meal hibernation. The question comes up: what to watch? Sure, you've got Netflix or Amazon Prime or whatever but those there's so much sort through and it's easy to get lo

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2017-11-22 00:16:00

Two men wanted in Burnett County burglaries

Michael Gosselin Danielle Danford |staff writer BURNETT COUNTY- Two men have warrants out for their arrest related to charges of burglary in Burnett County, according to court documents. Michael Gosselin, 29, Rush City Minnesota, is wanted on charges of burglary and possession of burglarious tools,

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2017-11-21 15:17:56

Trustees approve several requests for permits, licenses

Trustees approve several requests for permits, licenses Becky Strabel | Staff writer GRANTSBURG - New growth will be realized soon in the Grantsburg village as the board approved several requests for permits and licenses at its village meeting on Monday, Nov. 13. Also on the agenda was the appointme

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2017-11-21 11:24:32

Sandra "Sandy" M. Lindberg

Sandra "Sandy" Marie Lindberg, 73, of Grantsburg, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at the Burnett Medical Center. Sandy was born on March 9, 1944, in St. Paul, Minn., to parents, Rose Marie (Robbins) and Robert Dyer. She attended and was a part of the 1963 Grantsburg High School class. Sandy ea


Grantsburg High School Theater presents "Curse of the Werewolf"

Boris (Teddy Vitale), Mrs. Grimm (Kaitlyn Rombach), Connie Pigeon (Abby Alderman), Sheriff Birdsong (Sven Johnson), Buzz Halliburton (Blake Jensen), Veronica (Grace Gaffney), Joan Tarbuckle (Cassidy Chenal), Hushabye (Linda Harmon) and Olga (Isabelle Quimby) listen to the rantings of Colonel Snipes

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2017-11-22 13:20:32

Siren High School performs "Beauty and the Beast"

Mrs. Potts (Nicole Dalsveen) and Chip (Kaiden Xurvein) serenade Belle (Amy Stanford) and the Beast (Dominic Dugger). Members of the Siren School and community played the characters while volunteers accompanied the cast in the pit orchestra. - Photos by Becky Strabel SIREN - Disney's "Beauty and the

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2017-11-22 13:09:30

Body found that of missing kayaker

Vue Her - Photo courtesy Fox 9 news ST. CROIX FALLS - A body discovered by two hunters Tuesday morning, Nov. 21, has been identified as 49-year-old Vue Her of Oakdale, Minn., the kayaker who went missing in July on the St. Croix River. Authorities were notified at 10:49 a.m. Tuesday that hunters had

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2017-11-22 19:42:45

Moose Lake school dubbed 'Seizure Smart'

With its dedication and commitment to support students with seizures, the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN) announces Moose Lake Community School has earned the distinction of being a "Seizure Smart School." Seizure Smart Schools brings students, teachers, school nurses, staff and families tog

PINEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-21 19:55:00

Father charged in death investigation of three-month old child

Curtis Strand -from Barron County Sheriff's Office RICE LAKE- The Barron County Sheriff reports Curtis Strand, 31, Haugen, has been arrested for first-degree reckless homicide after a four month investigation into the death of his three-month old child. The Barron County Sheriff's Department receive

LEADERNEWSROOM.COM - 2017-11-22 10:23:41

Good showing, Kerrville and The Kerrville Daily Times

I want to comment upon the great amount of patriotism and good, old American love of our military - past and present - shown in the Veterans Day parade, various ceremonies and events held around Kerrville and adjoining towns. Texans have always been known for our patriotism and it really did shine l

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 22:08:00

Symphony of the Hills holiday concert set for Dec. 7

Limited seating remains for the Symphony of the Hills' concert of "Celestial Holiday Music" at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Cailloux Theater. The event will be preceded by a wine reception in the lobby at 6:30 p.m. The 75-piece orchestra will be joined by the 70-voice Grand Symphony Chorus on this popula

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-23 08:15:00

Daily Times: Promotions - Library access free anyway

Anyone who walks, cycles, or drives through Kerrville, resident or not, citizen or not, may use the library. True they may not check out a book without a card, but most of the library resources are available to anyone at no cost! Some call the $65 per year, non-resident fee, little more than $5 per

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 22:10:00

Opposing argument on firearms law

Verna Benham's column was written well as she set forth her opinion clearly. However I disagree completely. The discussion will be going on for a long time, and will perhaps grow more intense, although I hope not more violent. This is a very difficult subject, and one on which readers are already st

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-22 22:09:00