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Everest Metro police log: 1-year-old child tests positive for meth

On Nov. 8, a 27-year-old man was referred for prosecution on suspicion of child neglect on Spring Street in Schofield after Marathon County Social Services reported that a 1-year-old child tested positive for methamphetamine. On Nov. 10, a 37-year-old man was arrested on a warrant and on suspicion o

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-20 17:37:54

Maurice Gregory 'Greg' Petit

Maurice Gregory "Greg" Petit, 63, of Hayward passed away on Nov. 9, 2017, at Hayward Area Memorial Hospital. Greg was born on March 29, 1954, in Ladysmith to Paul C. Petit and Edith M. Petit of Winter. Greg was an avid outdoorsman. He loved guns, hunting, fishing and his dogs. He was the best huntin

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-20 19:57:00

Woman Stalks Rome Man at Child's School

Jennifer Marie Quinn, 32 of Hoschton, was arrested in Rome after police said she allegedly stalked a man from his child's school to the police station. Reports stated that while being questioned by police she allegedly drove away with an officer inside the vehicle. They added that while being placed

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 18:18:03

Felon Found with Gun in Rome Traffic Stop

Laron Lawade Gibson, 29 of Rome, was arrested this week after a traffic stop led police to find him to be illegally in possession of a gun. Report said that police pulled Gibson over for driving without headlights when upon speaking to him smelled marijuana from inside the car. While conducting a se

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 16:32:42

Rome Man Arrested for Trying to Engage In Sexual Activity with Child

Reynaldo Baltazar, 26 of Rome, was arrested this week after he allegedly arranged to meet a 13 year-old girl at the Armuchee Post office for the purpose of performing a sexual act. Reports said that the incident occurred back on November 17th. Baltazar is charged with sexual exploitation of children

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 18:01:24

Rome felon charged with firearm possession

A Rome man was arrested early Sunday with a .40 caliber pistol after being stopped near the intersection of North Broad Street and Superba Avenue, reports stated. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Laron Lawade Gibson, 29 of 9 Copeland St., is charged with felony possession of a firearm by a co

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 01:33:00

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Penson Whittle, age 92, of Rome

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Penson Whittle, age 92, of Rome, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, in a local health care facility. Mrs. Whittle was born in Bartow County, GA on July 26, 1925, daughter of the late Warren David Penson and the late Mattie Glenn Hyde Penson. She was also preceded in death b

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 15:57:24

Rome Man Wrecks Car with Child on Car While on Meth

Michael Douglas Bailey, 21 of Rome, was arrested this week after he was accused of driving under the influence of methamphetamine with an 8 year-old child in the car. Reports said that Bailey was ejected from the vehicle when he wrecked at Ga 1 and Booger Hollow Road. The wreck occurred on November


Love Feast ready to feed 3,000

Organizers of the 29th annual Love Feast are prepared to serve about 3,000 people this year. The free Thanksgiving Day meal runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rome Civic Center on Jackson Hill. "At this point, all we need is donations to pay for what we've got," founder Terrell Shields said Monday.

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 00:48:00

GUEST COLUMN: Gratitude is a choice

I regret that I am not an optimistic person by nature. I could blame some of that on my Dad - a pretty pessimistic guy. I think, more realistically, that my way of being an achiever has been to be especially aware of the things "not quite right that need to be improved." I suspect that many who con

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-20 06:30:00

Economic opportunities bring hard choices for Lula

Opportunity for economic development is knocking at Lula's door, but to take advantage, city officials need to make some hard decisions on funding alternatives for upgrading sewer capacity that could handle future growth. The opportunities include servicing a poultry plant on a large tract off Lula

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-21 06:01:00

Johnny Vardeman: Stories stir memories of fabled ranger Arthur Woody

Duncan Dobie's book about U.S. Forest Ranger Arthur Woody has stirred memories of the man from people who knew him or had friends who knew him. Dobie's book, "Arthur Woody and the Legend of the Barefoot Ranger," tells numerous stories about the famous conservationist who did so much for preserving t

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

New Enota rentals use lumber from razed historical house

It was a sad day for some longtime Gainesville residents to see workers demolish the historic Pierce House this summer. Many thought that the century-old, two-story white house perched on a hill at 551 Jesse Jewell Parkway - which stayed standing after the 1936 tornado ripped through the city - woul

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-20 23:59:59

Manhunt ends with arrest of couple accused in police shooting

Two people wanted in connection to a police shooting were found holed up in a Gainesville home Sunday morning, police said. Marcos Tovar, 20, and Alondra Rodriguez, 20, were arrested on charges of aggravated assault on a peace officer, Gainesville police spokesman Sgt. Keving Holbrook said. The co


Rudi Kiefer: Gardeners have to keep eye on freezing weather

Freezing weather is coming, as it does every year. The average minimum temperature for Gainesville is 40 F. But temperature averages are useless for people dealing with plant growth, farmers and gardeners for example. One single nighttime freeze can cause serious damage, no matter what the average d

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-19 07:52:00

'Armed and dangerous' couple in custody after police shooting

Gainesville police told Channel 2 Action News the incident happened along Athens Street at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Friday evening. Investigators asked people nearby to lock their doors and report any suspicious activity to police. Police told Channel 2's Steve Gehlbach they were looking for

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-11-19 11:45:21

LAMP Ministries dinner provides Thanksgiving meals for the homeless, hungry

Food and smiles were in abundance Saturday when hundreds of homeless individuals and low-income families around Hall County were helped at Latin American Missionary Program Ministries' community Thanksgiving dinner. Mary Mauricio, executive director of LAMP Ministries, was in high spirits at the 17t


Police actively looking for suspect in officer-involved shooting

Police are actively looking for a suspect in an officer-involved shooting at Athens Street and MLK Jr. Boulevard in Gainesville. The suspect, described as a Hispanic man with long hair and wearing blue jeans and a leather jacket, fired at officers and is still on the loose on foot, according to poli


Fire Chief Jason Blackmon talks about morning house fire

Leslie French resigned from SAVE on Friday because she is upset about how the organization handled a bed bug infestation. SAVE Executive Director Paul Wibbenmeyer declined to be interviewed on camera. Metro-East News O'Fallon officer teaches active shooter training O'Fallon Detective Brian Gim

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Lunching with the wrong guy led to felon Kelvin Ellis' return to prison

His decision to have lunch with convicted felon Oliver Hamilton at a Hardee's Restaurant in Caseyville in April led to a federal judge's decision to return Kelvin Ellis to prison for a year, more than three years after he was released at the end of a 10-year sentence for corruption. U.S. District C

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-20 22:21:00