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  • Public art project popping out around town
    If you see a face or an animal peeking out from behind the bushes and trees around Charleston, you’re eyes are not playing tricks on you. Eight artists are creating in-place mural projects, transforming nature into public artwork. Three murals are already completed. It’s part of the city’s “Team Up to Clean Up” Campaign that […]
  • Look out for Social Security scammers
    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning people to look out for scammers posing as Social Security Administration agents. Morrisey says there is a seemingly relentless effort by con artists to steal personal information. The scammers say that a person’s Social Security number is compromised and then ask them to verify their account number. […]
  • Lookout for Social Security scammers
    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning people to look out for scammers posing as Social Security Administration agents. Morrisey says there is a seemingly relentless effort by con artists to steal personal information. The scammers say that a person’s Social Security number is compromised and then ask them to verify their account number. […]
  • Six people arrested in Walmart scam
    Six people are under arrest in connection to a theft ring that involved taking broken TVs in new boxes, back to Walmart in exchange for cash. The suspects are charged with theft and engaging in an organized crime syndicate for retail theft. Boyd County Deputies say they found a utility trailer full of old TVs […]
  • Officer involved shooting in Monongalia County
    A Monongalia County Sheriff’s Deputy shot and killed a man who pulled a knife while the officer was attempting to arrest him. Forty-six-year-old John Stewart Junior threatened to stab his sister and deputies used pepper spray to subdue him. When officers tried to cuff him Stewart pulled out a knife and was shot. An investigation […]
  • Five Counties Getting $230K in Grants for New School Buses
    Kentucky officials say five school districts will receive more than $230,000 to reduce diesel emissions from their school bus fleets. Officials say the funds were made available through the Kentucky Division for Air Quality’s Clean Diesel Program and the federal Diesel Emissions Reduction Act. The state Energy and Environment Cabinet says the funds will go […]
  • Beshear Touts Gambling Expansion as Way to Fund Pension System
    Promoting an issue his father unsuccessfully championed as governor, Democrat Andy Beshear said Thursday he wants to expand gambling in Kentucky and use the proceeds to help fund the state’s struggling public pension systems. Beshear, one of four Democrats seeking their party’s nomination for governor, was asked at a campaign event how he would fix […]
  • 57 Kentucky Counties Under Disaster Declaration Following March Flooding
    Dozens of Kentucky counties are included in a disaster declaration authorizing assistance following flooding in February and March. The declaration covers 57 counties including Breathitt, Harlan, Lee, Magoffin, Perry, and Pike. Gov. Matt Bevin’s office announced the notification from the White House. The declaration grants public assistance to repair roads, bridges and infrastructure. It will […]
  • Schedule Changes Due To School Snow Days
    Another schedule tweak for the middle school after another snow day last week. Starting Monday, there will be two minutes of school time added to the end of the school day to make up for bad weather days. Also, on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays the bell to enter the building will now be at 7:37 […]
  • Arcata Looking For Commissioner Applicants
    Arcata is looking for Commissioner Applicants and they’re interviewing Wednesday, May 1 for applications received by Wednesday, April 24. The Planning Commission is a decision making body that meets twice a month. Commissioners volunteer without compensation and vote on matters pertaining to planning and physical development in the City and surrounding areas. The seven Commissioners […]
  • Police: Man Who Caused Two Accidents Facing Charges
    A Cape May man is in trouble after Middle Township Police say he fled the scene of an accident in Rio Grande and then caused another. One happened at Route 47 and Fulling Mill Road involving a car and a pick up. After a car carrying five family members, including three children, was rammed from […]
  • NJ Residents to Pay for Nuke Subsidies
    New Jersey regulators voted Thursday to approve $300 million in customer-funded subsidies for the state’s nuclear industry despite finding the plants are financially viable. The decision means that all residential utility customers in the state will see their bills go up by about $40 a year under some estimates. Large businesses have said their bills […]
  • Group Looking To Fix Up Historic Lewisburg Cemetery
    Lewisburg’s historic African-American cemetery needs some TLC. The Dick Ponter cemetery, originated in the 1800s, and served Lewisburg’s African-American community for many, many years. Later it became an orphan, with ownership and responsibility for upkeep unclear. A group of citizens is working to restore it to good condition, tO honor those who are buried there. […]
  • Greenville Break In Reported
    (GREENEVILLE) – A break in at a Greeneville residence… http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WXIS-041919-OREILLY-BURG.mp3 Officials tell reporters a truck and a house on West Irish Street were the target. The owner says the thefts from the vehicle and home included a guitar, an amplifier, a laptop and more. An investigation is underway.
  • Suspects Loose After Burglary
    (GREENEVILLE) – A break in at a Greeneville residence. Officials tell reporters a truck and a house on West Irish Street were the target. The owner says the thefts from the vehicle and home included a guitar, an amplifier, a laptop and more. An investigation is underway.
  • GPD Wants Pair For Theft
    (GREENEVILLE) – A man and woman are accused of stealing jewelry and a watch from a Greeneville pawn shop… http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WXIS-041919-OREILLY-STEAL.mp3 Officials say the couple entered the Dixie Pawn Shop on the N. Main St. Extension. They asked to look at some merchandise. Video shows when the man was talking to the store clerk, the woman […]
  • Jewelry Theft Goes Without A Hitch
    (GREENEVILLE) – A man and woman are accused of stealing jewelry and a watch from a Greeneville pawn shop. Officials say the couple entered the Dixie Pawn Shop on the N. Main St. Extension. They asked to look at some merchandise. Video shows when the man was talking to the store clerk, the woman reaches […]
  • Presidential hopeful Cory Booker stops in northern NV
    Presidential hopeful Cory Booker was in northern Nevada Friday, meeting with Democrats in Washoe and Douglas counties. The New Jersey Senator’s Reno event, which was part of his “Justice for Fall Tour” was open to the public.
  • Traveling this Easter? Washoe Co. Health District cautions to beware of measles
    A measles outbreak so far has not been an issue in Washoe County, but health officials are urging you to use caution if you travel over the holiday weekend. The Washoe County Health District says a few cases of the disease have been reported in Placer County, California, as well as one in Las Vegas. […]
  • Sparks church moves to make Easter egg hunt inclusive
    A church in Sparks is using technology to make their annual Easter egg hunt accessible to all. News 4 reports the Lord of Mercy Lutheran Charge has put out Easter eggs that emit a high-pitched buzz, making it easier for visually impaired children to recognize. Volunteers made the eggs themselves using YouTube videos to guide […]
  • $1M tire theft from Douglas Co. could go before grand jury
    The case of an alleged theft of $1 million in tires from Douglas County in 2017 could be going to a grand jury. The Record Courtier reports Judge Tod Young says the probe will cost $100,000, but he’ll let it go forward if Douglas County commissioners agree to pay for it. The attorney general’s office […]
  • Lemmon Valley residents continue fight against Prado Ranch
    Lemmon Valley residents will move forward with plans to try to stop a new development. They plan to appeal a district court judge’s decision to dismiss their case against Prado Ranch. They say the development would add to traffic and flooding concerns. Reno and Washoe County are hosting a joint meeting on the issue on […]
  • Wine, Women & Shoes
    Wine, Women & Shoes will be held Saturday, April 27th at The Virginian Golf Club in Bristol. This two-part signature event series creates an enhanced atmosphere of giving where community-minded, philanthropic women (and a few good men) gather to sip, shop, savor, and support a worthy cause in an exciting, chic and innovative way. Proceeds […]
  • TUSK
    TUSK – The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute will come to the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 26th at 7:30 p.m. No wigs, no backing tracks, no gimmicks, just five musicians recreating the music of Fleetwood Mac to perfection with note for note renditions, covering all the greatest hits of Fleetwood Mac, which has […]
  • Billy Dean
    Billy Dean with Guests Jim Brown & Andy Griggs will be at the Paramount Bristol on Friday, April 26th at 7 p.m. Over the course of his 25+ year career, Billy has released 11 albums and has been recognized with several awards and nominations, including being named 1992’s Top New Male Vocalist of the Year […]
  • Bil Lepp
    The 18th season of the International Storytelling Center’s signature concert series, Storytelling Live!, gets underway April 25th with Bil Lepp and his family-friendly Skeeter and Bil stories. Storytelling Live! is a six-month showcase of the nation’s top talent. Each week, a different “teller in residence” in invited to Jonesborough for five days of live storytelling […]
  • Expect Area Traffic Delays Monday
    Delays are to be expected near the Penn State exit on Interstate 99 as a long-term closure of the southbound passing lane will go into effect Monday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The lane closure is due to the cable median barrier installation work that began last week on more than 13 miles […]
  • Historic Last Chance Gulch sign finds a new home
    A historic sign explaining the significance of Last Chance Gulch will be rededicated Saturday at its new home in downtown Helena. The sign was removed from the intersection of Neill and Fuller avenues in March, because the city of Helena was planning to recontruct the intersection. A local organization will rededicate the sign at the […]
  • The future of preschools in the Helena area is uncertain
    The future of preschools in the Helena area is uncertain. With federal funding cuts to the STARS program, Eastgate Elementary, Hawthorne Elementary and ABC Academy preschool programs may not be sustainable, officials said. Without STARS, some programs are facing more harsh cuts than others, including losing the preschools altogether, according to onling media reports. -0-
  • Helena community turn out to honor World War II veteran
    The Helena community turned out to honor a World War II veteran to make sure he wasn’t buried alone. About 150 people attended services for Hilarion B. Reller, who died on March 6 at age 95, but has no family, the Great Falls Tribune reported. A post on the Montana Department of Military Affairs Facebook […]