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The Last 30 Stories Posted
  • Pedestrian vs Vehicle Tuesday Night
    The Reno Police Department says crews responded to the intersection of South Virginia Street and South McCarran Boulevard Tuesday evening after a pedestrian darted into traffic. Officials said a 30-year-old man was taken to the hospital with a head injury after he ran out into traffic and got hit . They said the car was […]
  • House Fire in Reno this Morning
    The Reno Fire Department is responding to a house fire at E. Second and Locust Streets early Wednesday morning. Fire crews say the abandoned house caught fire around 3:00 in the morning. Officials say nobody was hurt and they were able to quickly extinguish the blaze. E. Second Street was closed at one point, but […]
  • Ukiah Man Killed in Crash
    One person was killed and another injured in a crash yesterday morning on Highway 20 near Calpella. According to the California Highway Patrol’s Ukiah Area office, 32-year-old Joseph Denson of Ukiah, was driving eastbound, and approaching Road A, at approximately 55 miles per hour. At the same time a vehicle driven by 48-year-old Christian Hunt […]
  • Candidate Forums
    The Lake County Chamber of Commerce is hosting candidate forums for Districts 1, 4 and 5. The first forum was last night for District 4 Supervisor. The candidates, incumbent Supervisor Tina Scott and candidate Chris Almind, answered questions about many issues last night from Lake County’s economy, to homelessness. The District 1 candidate forum is […]
  • Joint Meeting on Ukiah’s General Plan
    The Ukiah City Council is holding a joint meeting with the Ukiah Planning Commission this evening. It’s a workshop to get an update of the city’s General Plan. The boards will also determine if the city’s 2040 General Plan should be designed as a municipal general plan rather than a valley-wide area plan. You can […]
  • Caltrans and the Konocti Conservation Camp Honored
    The Lake County Board of Supervisors honored Caltrans and the Konocti Conservation Camp yesterday for their wildfire prevention efforts. The proclamation stated that “preventive measures are paramount to limiting profound costs and regional disruption associated with large-scale disasters,” and expressed gratitude “for the work of all involved.”
  • Groundbreaking Rescheduled For New Kirksville Aquatic Center
    The City of Kirksville is inviting the community to the rescheduled Kirksville Aquatic Center Groundbreaking Ceremony on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 11:00 am. A short ceremony will be held at the entrance to the current Aquatic Center, located in Rotary Park at 801 E. Mill St., and will officially commemorate the start of construction […]
  • U.S. 24 Closed in Both Directions at Bridge over Middle Fork Near Paris
    Motorists have been seeing activity on U.S. Route24 as crews prepare to begin work on a bridge rehabilitation project on the Middle Fork Salt River located one mile west of Missouri Route 15 near Paris. Magruder Paving, LLC is closing the bridge today. U.S. 24 will be CLOSED in both directions at the bridge over […]
  • Christofferson Appointed to Truman State University Board of Governors
    Governor Mike Parson announced nine appointments to various boards and commissions yesterday – including the appointment of Philip Christofferson to the Truman State University Board of Governors. Mr. Christofferson has been an owner and partner of a law firm for over 15 years. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Truman State […]
  • Kentucky Maple Syrup Day
    The Kentucky Maple Syrup Association is a group you may not know a lot about. Their name is pretty self-explanatory, but what they do is much more than make maple syrup.In the two years since its founding, they have been able to make maple syrup an item judged at the Kentucky State Fair and have […]
  • Kentucky Non-Profit Day
    Tuesday was the 15th annual Kentucky Nonprofit Day at the Capitol in Frankfort.Executive Director of Kentucky’s Nonprofit Network Danielle Clore said, “You know what we try to remind legislators is that they’re key to Kentucky’s quality of life. During that process of educating legislators, we realized that we need a better relationship with these legislators, […]
  • Cameras On School Busses
    Lawmakers are considering a bill to keep students safe at the bus stop. The proposal would require cameras attached to school bus stop arms.That camera would detect any driver who goes past the stop sign while children get on and off the bus. Representative Robert Goforth says there are more than 4,000 illegal passes around […]
  • Beshear Talks About His Priorities
    Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is presented his budget plan to state lawmakers in a highly anticipated speech Tuesday night at 7 p.m., culminating weeks of work since his election.The Democratic governor said his spending blueprint for the next two years will reflect his values.Support for public education is expected to top his list of priorities. […]
  • Free flu shots
    The Kanawha Charleston Health Department is offering free flu vaccines this week during normal clinic hours from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. West Virginia has reported widespread flu activity for over a month. The CDC recommends anyone six-months and older should get a flu shot every year.
  • WVU expanding to downtown Charleston
    West Virginia University is expanding its College of Law, Business College, and extension services to downtown Charleston. WVU is leasing two floors in the Equities House, near the South Side Bridge, and will open this month.
  • More lane closure on I-64 bridge
    There will be more lane closures this week on the Eugene A. Carter Bridge on I-64. Crews are working on the bridge deck and will shut down the eastbound slow lane from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday. The other two lanes will be shut down over the weekend.
  • Gov. Justice encourages unhappy Virginians to secede and join WV
    Governor Jim Justice joined Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. to urge unhappy people in Virginia counties to secede and join West Virginia where Democrats aren’t in charge. The invitation is part of a backlash against Virginia’s Democratic leadership’s push for gun control.
  • Kids facing charges for throwing rocks at cars
    Two kids are facing charges for throwing rocks at cars on I-64 in Milton. No one was hurt, but there is thousands of dollars in damage to almost a dozen vehicles. The suspects are facing destruction of property charges. Their names won’t be released because of their age.
  • Lane Closures on 395 (PM)
    Lane closures in downtown Gardnerville continue til next month. Meg Ragonese has more; http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/KKFT-012920-RAGONESE-Lane%20Closures%20on%20395.mp3 For more go to; nevadadot.com.
  • Malzahn Case Update
    A Cleveland man, accused of breaking into a Defiance vehicle dealership and stealing a car, was the subject of a Defiance County grand jury. Christian Malzahn is charged with failure to comply with a police officer…grand theft…and breaking and entering. We reported back on Jan. 20, someone broke into Stykemain GMC Buick on Elliott Road, […]
  • Lane Closures on 395 (MID)
    NDOT’s Meg Ragonese has more on Lane closures in Gardnerville; http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/KKFT-012920-RAGONESE-Lane%20Closures%20on%20395.mp3 For more information, go to; nevadadot.com.
  • Home Invasion Suspects In Court b
    Four persons involved in a drug-related home invasion in Ney are indicted by a Defiance County grand jury. Tyler Rohrs…Dylan Jordan…Luke Daenens…and Kayla Hahn face aggravated burglary charges. Prosecutors say they entered The Bend Road home on Dec. 16th. They add they robbed the occupants at gunpoint. Both the suspects and the victims knew each […]
  • Deadly Accident At BFG Plant
    An employee at the BFGoodrich plant in Woodburn is killed. Police and medics were called to the site, on Old U.S. 24 for an industrial accident. The victim died at the scene. The Allen County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 48-year-old Sean Redden of Fort Wayne. An autopsy found Redden died of multiple crush […]
  • For Sierah
    Justice for Sierah Inc. will present Sierah’s Birthday Soiree! on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn at Levis Commons in Perrysburg. The event will include a live auction, cocktail reception, dinner, opportunities to win money and prizes, and a special birthday surprise. Tickets cost $100 per person. It’s […]
  • Lane Closures on 395 (AM)
    Lane closures through the first week of February for drivers on 395 in Garnerville. Meg Ragonese has more; http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/KKFT-012920-RAGONESE-Lane%20Closures%20on%20395.mp3 For more go to; nevadadot.com .
  • Boerne City Staff Moves Into New Offices
    Some final construction work is still happening on the inside fo the new building in Boerne that houses city offices, the city staff has officially moved in and they’re open for business. The new facility houses over 10 city departments and provides one-stop services for utility customers and the general public. The city says on […]
  • New Coffee Shop is Planned in Kerrville
    Kerrville is getting another Starbucks location. This one will go up in front of the new Hobby Lobby store, along Sidney Baker Street. The new Hobby Lobby has been drawing big crowds since it opened last week. No word yet on a planned opening date for the new coffee shop.
  • Boerne’s Empty Bowls Fundraiser Will Fight Hunger
    It’s a fundraiser that has caught on around the country, and a Hill Country site will host one of the events. With the Empty Bowls Fundraiser, empty soup bowls that have been hand-painted are purchased for $25 and the proceeds help fight hunger at Hill Country Family Services and its Corner Cupboard Grocery and Nutrition […]
  • Chamber Awards are Handed Out in Boerne
    The Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards gala last weekend in the Cana Ballroom of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. Cristal Bitar of Comfort Inn and Suites Texas Hill Country earned the business woman of the year award and Paul Duran III of Apache Rifleworks received the business man of the […]
  • Kerr County Okay’s Funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters
    Kerr County Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to give $1,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters. There was hesitation over concerns over illegal immigration. The Daily Times reported at a meeting in November, commissioners discussed the role of the nonprofit mentoring program in providing immigration services to children. But it appears to have been a misunderstanding. The […]