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BG High School students met with religious radicals

Students and parents walking, driving or taking the bus home from Battle Ground High School last Wednesday were met by four sign-waving religious radicals trolling the sidewalks and two parking lot entrances along North Parkway Avenue on the east side of the campus. The black signs held by the unsp

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 23:20:00

Gee Creek Plateau plan garners resident support

This is a map of the proposed Gee Creek Plateau sub-area plan. The plan had a public hearing Nov. 16 preceding an adoption vote at a subsequent council meeting, with the general consensus of the public being positive toward the proposed plan. Image from the city of Ridgefield If the crowd and testim

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 23:18:00

Accused poacher worked as campground host for more than a year after first tip

On July 11, 2016, a U.S. Forest Service employee was contacted by a concerned citizen with a tip about an ongoing poaching operation occurring within the sprawling confines of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. The tipster said that the campground host at Takhlakh Lake, Eddy Dills, was using his p

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 23:13:00

Be a Santa to someone in need this Christmas

For the past 10 years, Sue Sutton has helped play Santa to a busy group of elves at Christmastime. As a member of Battle Ground Community United Methodist Church, she has coordinated a group of donors and volunteers to provide food and gifts for up to 60 people in 15 households through the Christmas

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 23:01:00

U-cut Christmas tree farms are ready for holidays

Southwest Washington is the place to be for those who enjoy a trip to a tree farm to select and cut their own holiday Christmas tree. Most farms open the day after Thanksgiving and remain open until close to Christmas. Some are only open on weekends or specific days of the week, as noted below. The

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 22:52:00

Simple remedies for the common cold

Sometimes all your efforts to stay healthy during cold season aren't enough, and you still get sick. When that happens, recovery is often a combination of time and binge-watching Netflix while you rest. However, there are several simple remedies that can ease your symptoms - many of which are alread

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 22:47:00

Camas paper mill downsizing shows over-regulated business climate

The recent downsizing of Georgia-Pacific's Camas paper mill may be a signal of the future business climate in Washington. Now backed by a unified Democratic state legislature, Governor Inslee has renewed calls to enact state taxes on carbon emitters. Companies like Georgia-Pacific will make the busi

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 22:43:00

Protesters need to leave the kids alone

In this week's paper Reflector reporter Jonathan Haukaas covered a story about the protesters that have been targeting local high schools, shouting their messages at the students and verbally attacking some. I spoke to a few of the students that encountered the protesters but were not the target of

THEREFLECTOR.COM - 2017-11-21 22:38:00

Columbia fires suspended police chief

Columbia's Town Council fired its police chief, Shad Floyd, Monday in a council meeting immediately following a termination hearing. According to Columbia Mayor Rhonda Freeman, she and all council members voted unanimously to terminate Floyd. Floyd has been suspended without pay since Nov. 2, after

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-21 21:38:00

Canfor announces $28 million expansion

MOULTRIE - Canfor Southern Pine announced today that it will make a $28 million expansion to its Moultrie facility. Formerly Beadles Lumber Co., Canfor, a Canadian-based firm, purchased 50 percent of the Beadles operation in Moultrie and Thomasville in 2014 and now owns 100 percent. Cantor chose Mou

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-20 21:14:00

WTVY Peanut Festival winners claim prizes

(WTVY) - WTVY's National Peanut Festival raffle winners have been announced. Two winners have already claimed their prize. The WTVY prize wheel gives you a chance to win one of a variety of free prizes! Daniel Adams from Cottondale, Florida came by the WTVY Studios Monday with his family to pick up

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-21 01:52:00

Headland PD growing beards for a cause

HEADLAND, Ala. (WTVY) --- The Headland Police Department is participating in a Holiday Beard Challenge to raise money for the Child Advocacy Center. It will run through December 31. All officers participating will donate $20 as a "buy in" fee, and the officers will then collect donations throughout

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-22 01:49:00

Abbeville's Holden Dunlap to perform with Camp Broadway in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Holden Dunlap started performing when he was 5. "He was extremely outgoing and he said the funniest thing the first time he was on stage - he said it felt like gold was pumping through his veins," Holden's mother, Amber Dunlap, said. "I have terrible stage fright so it was the strangest thing." At 1

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2017-11-20 17:21:00

Don't feel like cooking? Many restaurants will be open Thanksgiving Day

DOTHAN -- (WTVY) Here's a look at some restaurants open November 23rd in Dothan. Some places do require reservations for Thanksgiving Day. - Cracker Barrel Cracker Barrel will be open from 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Thanksgiving dinner for adults will be $12.99 ($7.99 for children); to-go meals are $67.99 and

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-22 06:43:00

Dale County School Board files lawsuit

DALE COUNTY -- (WTVY) The Dale County School Board is suing the Alabama Department of Education, the Dale County Revenue Commissioner and 2 city school boards. Officials filed the civil suit after they were directed to include Enterprise and Dothan City Boards of Education in their school tax distri

WTVY.COM - 2017-11-22 06:50:00

David Cassidy, '70s teen heartthrob, dies at age 67

(CNN) - David Cassidy, who came to fame as a '70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on "The Partridge Family," has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. He was 67. The singer-actor had recently been admitted to the intensive care unit of a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, area hospital. Cassidy was

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2017-11-22 02:49:18

Frankfort man arrested for trafficking

Following a traffic stop at the intersection of Veterans Boulevard and the Eastern Bypass, Richmond Police stopped a vehicle after allegedly witnessing it run a Lancaster Avenue red light and failing to maintain its lane Friday night. The driver, John W. Greene, 48, of Frankfort, appeared to be unde

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-20 23:33:00

Marijuana Task Force meets for the first time in Frankfort

Currently, 23 states now allow medical consumption of marijuana and four states allow recreational use. LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A task force, aimed at legalizing medical marijuana in the Commonwealth met for the first time in Frankfort on Tuesday. The task force is led by Secretary of State Alison

WAVE 3 - 2017-11-22 01:58:53

Arrests after purse, wallet and phone stolen in Frankfort parking lot

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - A woman who stopped for a bite to eat in Frankfort ended up losing her purse, wallet and phone. Frankfort police say the woman went into the Burger King on Hudson Hollow Road just before 6 p.m. Saturday and left her purse in her car. She called police to say it had been stole

WTVQ - 2017-11-20 14:58:37

"Cram The Cruiser" program kicks off around Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky State Police will start accepting donations for its annual "Cram The Cruiser" holiday food drive on Wednesday. The food drive is aimed at providing non-perishable food items for families in need throughout Kentucky. It will last through Dec. 11. You can donate your

WKYT 27 - 2017-11-22 06:22:00