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The Last 30 Stories Posted
  • Planning Commission Workshop Thursday (MID)
    Carson City Community Development Director Lee Plemel talks about Thursday’s Planning Commission Workshop; http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/KKFT-082119-PLEMEL-Planning%20Workshop.mp3 For more information, go to; carson.org/government/meetings
  • Planning Commission Workshop Thursday (AM)
    Carson City’s Planning Commission will hold a workshop Thursday at 3 p.m. in Community Development Conference Room A. Lee Plemel explains; http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/KKFT-082119-PLEMEL-Planning%20Workshop.mp3 For more, go to; carson.org/government/meetings
  • Lower Township Man Cuffed For Allegedly Threatening Neighbors With Knife
    A Lower Township man is behind bars after police say he threatened neighbors with a knife. Police went to the Manor Lake/Lake View Apartments on East Greenwood Avenue Monday after 65 year old Richard Paradise allegedly made the threats. The 65 year old is charged with terroristic threats, aggravated assault and possession of a weapon […]
  • $1 Million Scholarship Program At Stockton University
    A new scholarship program at Stockton University will give full, three year scholarships to four sophomores as part of a million dollar commitment. Alfred Engelberg is a 1956 grad of Atlantic City High School who is donating the money. The Press of Atlantic City says the scholarship also includes room and board, supplies, fees, plus […]
  • Semi Crash On 81
    (WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA) – A semi, loaded with packages, crashes on Interstate 81 in Washington County, Virginia… http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WXIS-082019-OREILLY-CRASH.mp3 Officials say the FedEx truck went up an embankment, smashing into a tree, near Exit 24 in the northbound lanes . The driver walked away with minor injuries. He was cited for failure to maintain control. Traffic […]
  • FedEx Truck Wreck In WCVA
    (WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA) – A semi, loaded with packages, crashes on Interstate 81 in Washington County, Virginia. Officials say the driver of the FedEx truck went up an embankment, smashing into a tree, near Exit 24 in the northbound lanes . The driver walked away with minor injuries. He was cited for failure to maintain […]
  • Phone Store Burglarized
    (BRISTOL, TN) – An area retailer gets burglarized… http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WXIS-082019-OREILLY-ATT.mp3 AT&T’s Bristol, Tennessee location at the Pinnacle was broken into. The suspect stole multiple items. Apparently, an AT&T store in Hazard, Kentucky was also broken into by reportedly the same person. The investigation continues.
  • NJ Transit Directed to Publish Data on Train Cancellations
    Rail commuters will soon get a clearer picture of how New Jersey Transit is performing. Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Monday that requires NJ Transit to release monthly data on train cancellations that includes the specific reasons for the disruptions. NJ Transit also will release similar reports for every month dating back to […]
  • Helena PD will be out in full force as area students head back to class next week
    HELENA – The Helena PD will be out in full force, as area students head back to class next week. Helena Police say drivers will need to pay attention and use caution when driving through school zones, especially around Helena’s three new elementary schools, Bryant, Central and Jim Darcy, where there are some changes due […]
  • Helena re-launches parking app to help enforce laws
    The city of Helena will launch a new app to help enforce downtown parking laws. Starting on Sept. 3, officials said the city will rollout a parking plan that includes digital kiosks and meters. The city is still offering free first-hour parking at five lots downtown, but drivers will still need to enter their license […]
  • Salvation Army of Helena is growing
    The Salvation Army of Helena broke ground on a new $1 million addition to its buildings on Helena’s Westside Monday morning. The planned 2,600-square-foot wing will connect the existing administration building and gymnasium, and includes replacing the gravel parking lot with a new 10,000-square-foot paved lot, an expanded food bank, and case management offices, for […]
  • Deer Lodge Demolition Derby turns deadly
    A Deer Lodge woman was killed and several people injured at a demolition derby Sunday evening. Powell County Sheriff’s officials said a driver in the competition lost control of his vehicle, jumped a fence, and landed on bleachers full of spectators, at the Tri-Country Fair in Deer Lodge during the demolition derby taking place on […]
  • Community Education Clubs Day
    Thursday will be Tennessee Family Community Education Clubs Day at the Appalachian Fair. Free admission with an FCE card until 6 p.m. There will also be a special event that day at 3 p.m. at the Farm & Home Building. Find out more at www.appalachianfair.com
  • 38 Special
    38 Special will play this Friday, August 23rd at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. After more than four decades together, 38 Special continues to bring a signature blast of Southern Rock including arena-rock pop smashes, “Hold On Loosely,” “Rockin’ Into the Night,” and “Fantasy Girl,” to name just a few. Since 1976, the […]
  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Building
    And for those hanging out at the Appalachian Fair in Gray, check out the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Building with animals, fish and fowl in their natural habitat and the ever popular Barnyard Nursery. Main Stage Country Entertainers include Morgan Wallen, Dylan Scott, Josh Turner and Folk Soul Revival. Get details at www.appalachianfair.com
  • Mega Truck Race
    The Appalachian Fair runs through Saturday the 24th at the fairgrounds in Gray. The Mega Truck Race and Kids Power Race is set for Wednesday night in the Appalachian Arena. Get details at www.appalachianfair.com
  • Helena man accused in a kidnapping and assault incident due in court next month
    HELENA – A Helena man accused in a kidnapping and assault incident appeared by video in Lewis and Clark County Justice Court on Monday (August 19). A judge set bond bond at $40,000 for Gabriel Eugene Bailey, who is accused of holding a woman against her will and then attempting to smother and strangle her […]
  • Gov. Wolf Pushes for Stolen Gun Law
    Gov. Tom Wolf is urging the passage of a law in Pennsylvania requiring gun owners to report stolen or lost firearms, suggesting it could have prevented last week’s wounding of six Philadelphia police officers during a long standoff. Wolf made the comments earlier today. He says Pennsylvania needs a stolen or lost guns reporting requirement […]
  • Road work underway near downtown Branson
    The City of Branson reported that now through Wednesday there is one-way traffic for road work through the Lakeside RV campground roads as well as Cliff Drive and Box Car Willie Drive near downtown Branson. Contractor crews are completing the 2019 mill and overlay project. The City expects little to no traffic delays on the […]
  • Taney County health inspectors are gearing up for thier busiest time of year
    Branson, Mo. — Taney County health inspectors are gearing up for thier busiest time of year. Inspections are underway at about 170 motels and hotels in Taney County, which has more lodging facilities than any other county in Missouri. Each facility has to be inspected annually before a lodge owner’s license can be renewed. Environmental […]
  • 2018 Greene County triple murder suspect facing death penalty
    A man wanted in a 2018 Greene County triple murder is facing the death penalty. Luis Perez is accused of fatally shooting two men and a woman last Nov., and wounding two others after he was evicted from a residence on East Locust. Prosecutors said they will seek the death penalty in the case. -0-
  • Second armed robbery at another Branson Landing business
    BRANSON, Mo – Police say an armed robbery at a Branson Landing restaurant Sunday does not appear to be related to one that happened earlier this month. According to multiple online media reports, officers responded to Charleys Philly Steaks Restaurant Sunday where the clerk says the suspect walked into the store after closing, displayed a […]
  • Searcy County man arrested in connection to gas siphoning incident
    A Searcy County man has been arrested in connection to a gas siphoning incident at a local school last month. According to reports at KTLO, Searcy County School officials released video footage which showed Jonathan Manning, at the Leslie Intermediate School on the night of July 26 with a 3ft long water hose inside the […]
  • New Rules For State Fair Entry
    Minors entering the Kentucky State Fair at night now must have a parent or guardian 21 or older with them following a disturbance during the weekend.Kentucky State Police Sgt. Josh Lawson told The Courier Journal that two adults were arrested and seven unaccompanied teens were cited as police investigated the disturbance involving fireworks Saturday night.The […]
  • Hantavirus kills Washoe County resident–2nd death since 2017
    Hantavirus kills a Washoe County resident. The health district says it’s the second confirmed case in Washoe County this year, and the first fatal case since 2017. A South Reno resident contracted the respiratory disease and is being treated. You can contract it through exposure to infected rodents. Hikers and campers who use barns, stables, […]
  • 2 new engines come to Truckee Meadows firefighters
    Truckee Meadows firefighters get two new engines. The trucks are larger and more technically advanced. Fire crews held what’s called a push-in ceremony to christen the trucks Monday. The engines are replacing older vehicles and cost $640,000 each.
  • CA Gov. is keynote at Lake Tahoe Summit
    The Lake Tahoe summit is underway in South Lake Tahoe. California Governor Gavin Newsome will be the keynote speaker at the annual environmental event.
    A 43-year-old Martinaburg man is facing charges after police say he filmed a nude woman while she was taking a shower. Angel Pagan is was arrerested and charged with invasion of privacy back on July 18th, when Martinsburg Police caught him with a camera they say he used to record the naked woman in the […]
    A case involving a Martinsburg man accused of delivering drugs to and sexually assaulting a 15-year-old female, moved one more step toward resolution on Monday. A jury was selected in Berkeley County Court, to hear evidence in the case of 37 year old Jerome Aldridge, who is facing felony charges in the case that dates […]
    Three people are now facing criminal charges related to allegations of verbal and physical abuse in a special-needs classroom at Berkeley Heights Elementary School. Former Berkeley Heights teacher… 38 year old Christina Lester; former teacher’s aide… 57 year old June Yurish; and former teacher’s aide… 54 year old Kristin Douty…. all of Martinsburg… were arrested […]