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Call response times an issue

ELKINS - Law enforcement officials in the area are preparing officers for a population increase expected when construction for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline begins, and looking at call response times. Chief Glenn Galloway of the Elkins Police Department said he and other city leaders have met with pip

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

New owners take over Rising Creek Bakery in Mt. Morris

MT. MORRIS - Regular Rising Creek Bakery customers won't notice too much of a change when they visit, except for the two new faces running the shop. There are new cushions on the bench. The menu board is missing while new coffee drinks are to be added. But otherwise, it's the same soup, sandwiches a

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-01-21 05:30:00

Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some U.S. parks open, some not

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown. But across the country in New York, the nation's most famous monuments to immigration - th

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 05:34:00

Police: Mother charged in 'near-fatal' infant drug exposure

LEMONT FURNACE, Pa. (AP) -- A mother has been charged following what state police say was her infant's exposure to "a near-fatal dose" of fentanyl last fall. Emergency responders were called Nov. 13 to a North Union Township home in Fayette County and found a 3-month-old girl having difficulty breat

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 16:44:00

Looking for fun? Join in!

MARTINS FERRY - Those who are looking to have more fun, do some good for their community or both this year may want to get involved with one of the many social or civic clubs active in the region. Following is a sampling of some of those clubs: The Martins Ferry Lions Club is an active club that has

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Entering 2018 with no budget

Several weeks into 2018, two area municipalities are still without a budget. Officials in the city of Uniontown in Fayette County and the borough of West Newton in Westmoreland County are still working off their 2017 budgets as they try to figure out finances. Officials in both areas have said they

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2018-01-21 07:00:00

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf 'frustrated' by government shutdown

Government shutdown: What would close; would you get your Social... The U.S. government shut down at midnight after Congress failed to resolve a partisan standoff over immigration and spending, according to the Associated Press. In a late-night vote, Senate Democrats joined to block a bill that woul

WPXI - 2018-01-20 18:51:19

LETTER What is so frightening about Nancy Pelosi?

What is it about Nancy Pelosi that scares Republicans so much that they bring up her name in every congressional election? They've done it again in the election in the 18th congressional district to fill the seat vacated by Tim Murphy. Pelosi is from California, that way-out, left-leaning state, but

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-01-21 05:15:00

Man shot during dice game in Beaumont

Beaumont police are searching for a 26-year-old man who fired several shots at a 23-year-old man in disturbance stemming from a dice game at about 1:30 am Saturday, at 5080 Helbig Road, Plymouth Village. The victim was shot several times in the legs. The suspect left. The victim is expected to be

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-20 09:30:57

Two People Arrested for Endangering a Child

Haven Iglesias, a 22 year old Beaumont woman, was located inside of the vehicle, holding her 4 month old baby. Due to Sanders' reckless actions during the pursuit, as well as Iglesias holding the baby during the pursuit, they were both charged with Endangering a Child. Sanders and Iglesias were tran

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-20 14:34:15

Breaking News: Port Arthur under Boil Water Notice

BREAKING NEWS: The entire City of Port Arthur, with the exception of Sabine Pass and Port Acres, is under a Boil Water Notice due to the large number of water line breaks and leaks in the city, according to information city spokeswoman LaRisa Carpenter provided to KFDM News and Fox 4 News. To ensure


Photographs and Memories: Statement on honey brought beekepers' rebuke

It turns out that before 1900, the cultivation of sugar cane and production of molasses and granulated sugar was not the only sweet industry in coastal Louisiana. There were commercial apiarists, honey farmers, "beekeepers," enough that a few kept abreast of that industry nationally. A Lafourche bee

DAILY COMET - 2018-01-21 07:01:00

Two Beaumont high schools to merge to create 6-A school

BEAUMONT - The number of public high schools went from three to two overnight. The Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers voted at their regular meeting on Thursday to merge Central High School with Ozen High School, creating a 6-A school. West Brook is the other 6-A public high scho

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:37:00

Burst of brilliance from Port Arthur

Port Arthur's on-again, off-again romance with Janis Joplin emerges at key dates, like Friday's. Born Jan. 19, 1943, the rock and blues icon would have turned 75 today, something that, for her contemporaries and children of the '60s, is near impossible to imagine. Born in Port Arthur, she was from t

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-01-19 17:47:03

Water pressure up in some parts of Port Arthur

UPDATE: The city of Port Arthur has lifted its boil water notice. Previous report below: It's been two days and Port Arthur is still under a boil water notice. Due to hundreds of pipe leaks throughout the city, pressure dropped, prompting that boil notice. PAISD closed schools Friday as a precaution

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-19 22:32:21

And Now You Know: J.W. Griffin, Backyard Wildcatter

A wildcatter is an American term for an individual who drillswildcat wells, which are exploration oil wells drilled in areas not known to be oil fields. Notable wildcatters include Glenn McCarthy, Thomas Baker Slick, Sr. and Mike Benedum, Joe Trees, Clem S. Clarke, and Columbus Marion Joiner; the la

ORANGE LEADER - 2018-01-20 22:48:26

Timmonsville man arrested in Florence night club shooting

FLORENCE, S.C. -- Police Thursday arrested a Timmonsville man wanted in connection with a Dec. 30 shooting at a Florence nightclub. Rontavis Kenardo Barshay Mckithen, 26, 450 Tobacco Street, Timmonsville, was taken into custody by the US Marshal's task force and the Florence County Sheriff's Office

SCNOW - 2018-01-19 20:18:00

Two men charged with attack in Florence

FLORENCE, S.C. - Two men have charged with attacking a person who was stabbed in Florence on Friday. According to the Florence County Sheriff's Office, the attack happened on Palomar Parkway when a dispute turned violent. The victim was taken to a hospital with stab wounds and other injuries. Jamael

SCNOW - 2018-01-20 23:54:00

Two houses damaged by fire in Florence

FLORENCE, S.C. - Two homes were damaged by fire Saturday on Red Tip Circle. Florence firefighters were dispatched at 5:26 to 651Red Tip Circle for a reported house fire, according to Fire Marshal Chris Johnson. Upon arriving, firefighters found two homes involved in fire. There was minor damage to t

SCNOW - 2018-01-21 02:00:00

Florence doctor offers in-office procedure

FLORENCE, S.C. - Patients having problems with their sinuses can breathe easy with the help of Dr. Shawn McKay, of Florence ENT. McKay, an ears, nose and throat specialist, offers an in-office sinus balloon procedure for patients with chronic sinus trouble. He says symptoms of sinus problems include

SCNOW - 2018-01-20 20:00:00