COLONY — Children in the Tom Bevill Library’s summer program got a lesson about bullying and conflict resolution this week from a special guest speaker.
It’s weed against weed in parts of rural Oklahoma, as the state’s medical marijuana growers clash with traditional agriculture producers over the use of herbicides and pesticides.
Cory Land, a senior high school student from Moody, won the title of Greco Silver World Medalist Wrestler for his weight class at the Greco Roman Cadet World finals. The worldwide competition took place in Budapest, Hungary.
VALDOSTA, Georgia – July 22 was a day to celebrate for David Jonathan “D.J.” Davis and his group, the Action Sociology Anthropology Club at Valdosta State University.
TRAVERSE CITY — After Taylor Webb gave birth to her first child, she worked with the Munson Medical Center billing department to sort out a $4,000 hospital bill, paying close to half of it up front and agreeing with a billing agent to pay the rest in installments of $101.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – A joint project between the Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma Air National Guard is providing tribal veterans with housing and training for military units to improve deployment readiness.
Simone Biles came to the Tokyo Olympics with nothing to prove as a gymnast. She was already widely acclaimed as the greatest the sport had ever seen.
After Dena Iverson’s daughter Cassie was stillborn in 2019, Iverson would visit her daughter’s memorial at New Ulm Cemetery. She would think about all the other mothers and fathers who had lost a child, couples grappling with infertility, or women who had a miscarriage without a space to grieve and reflect.
Dan Coffman is bullish on a new grain that university researchers and big food companies such as General Mills believe is marketable and will improve the land, cleanse the water and help reduce climate change.
The Salem Witch Trials are a dark chapter in Massachusetts history. But as shameful as that short passage was — the whole affair lasted about a year — there is a lesson to be drawn from more than four centuries of work to atone for the death of more than two dozen innocent people.
BOSTON — Massachusetts awarded its first $1 million prize to a vaccinated adult this week in the opening drawing of VaxMillions, a game that aims to persuade the reluctant to get their shots to ward off COVID-19.
VALDOSTA, Georgia — A street believed to be named for a Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan founder will be changed to Barack Obama Boulevard in this Southern town.
No, the COVID-19 vaccines do not cause infertility in women, nor do they cause complications during birth or increase the chances of a miscarriage.
HOLLY POND — On Wednesday, a community showed up en masse to show their love for 8-year-old Lillie Handley, a Holly Pond girl who has been battling cancer since she was three.
ROUSES POINT, N.Y. — The U.S. decision to extend its closure of the Canadian border by at least another month has the mayor of this village on Lake Champlain feeling flabbergasted.
As a Richland Township Police Department criminal investigator, retired Capt. Tony Palm spent much of his career handling tragic cases that brought criminals to justice.
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – About five years ago, only a handful of people close to Shaun Dougherty knew he had been sexually abused as a child.
For all we know, Bob Bowlsby’s not the greatest thing since sliced bread. For all we know, the Big 12’s just been fortunate since he arrived as commissioner in 2012, the post at which he remains.
BARAGA — Two small children played in the day’s gentle surf on a seemingly unending beach on the Keweenaw Bay shoreline, running back and forth along dark-colored sands warmed by the summer sun and coarse to the touch.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – A university professor who was raised in Kyoto, Japan, believes the XXXII Olympic Games should be canceled or delayed due to the surge in cases there and elsewhere – and he's not alone.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – Although its former house of worship is about to be turned into a duplex, the only predominantly Black congregation in a Northeastern Oklahoma County is still going strong, both virtually and in person.
NEOSHO, Mo. — At least twice a day, Sarajane Armstrong tells her 23-year-old son how much she loves him and that she’ll see him soon, promising him one of her “momma-bear” hugs.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A museum dedicated to the only president born in Missouri opened last week following two years of extensive renovations.
MONTOURSVILLE — A soft breeze rattles the intertwined limbs and leaves of 21 trees planted in a circuit at Montoursville Memorial Gardens.
Being a child of the 1960s, I know television messed with my head in ways I will probably never be able to truly fathom. It has messed with my husband’s head even more, especially whenever he has to do anything even vaguely involved with health care. Before any medical appointment, Mark pulls up an episode of “Marcus Welby, M.D.” on YouTube and starts a one-way trip down a Memory Lane that never existed.
International corporate tax rules were established a century ago with the good intentions of protecting multinational companies from being gouged by unscrupulous countries and being hit with double taxation.
Kathleen Wilkinson, a Philadelphia attorney and president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association had just graduated from the Villanova University School of Law when President Ronald Reagan announced in July of 1981 that he was nominating Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman to serve as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Just a generation or two ago, Tom Wolfe described the mettle of test pilots turned astronauts as “The Right Stuff.” Now, all one needs to get to outer space is a big pile of green stuff, or perhaps gold.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Four New York lawmakers are protesting the state Thruway Authority's choice of the restaurant chain Chick-fil-A to open eateries at rest areas, citing the fried chicken enterprise’s record of undermining civil rights of LGBTQ people.
Wildlife experts investigating an unknown illness that has killed hundreds of songbirds in Indiana and several other states remain puzzled about its cause.
DALTON, Georgia — Voters living in Georgia's conservative14th Congressional District, represented by controversial GOP firebrand Marjorie Taylor Greene, want to shield their voting district from statewide redistricting.
A news photo taken five years ago on a Habitat for Humanity job site shows a married couple pausing from their volunteer duties. He has a tool belt and a level. She’s holding a hammer. They’re wearing jeans, matching denim shirts and white helmets. And they’re sneaking a kiss.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — Frederique Pichon and Benoit Lafleur spent $1,000 to fly 60 miles from Montreal so they could tend to their sailboat, Mia, for the first time since the U.S.-Canada border closed to nonessential travel in March 2020.
CUMBERLAND, Md. — If you ever wondered what it is like to be married to a game warden, just ask the Garvers … either of them.
President Joe Biden spoke with unwavering clarity during last year’s presidential campaign, calling for an end to the federal death penalty, as well as incentives for states to abolish their capital punishment laws.
VALDOSTA, Georgia – Tamara Hardesty describes Survivors of Suicide as an informal gathering for people who have lost a relative or loved one to suicide.
This Week's Circulars
Teresa May, 58, of New Johnsonville, Tennessee, passed away July 9, 2021. Teresa was born March 19, 1963, in Vincennes, Indiana, to Robert and Mary (McPherson) May. Teresa was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend to many. She had a love for crocheting and was an avid col…
Judy Gress Hay of Canada passed away July 14, 2021. Born Sept. 6, 1941, to Rex and Ermel Gress, she is survived by brothers Tom and Rex Gress, and three children. Her husband, Douglas, preceded her in death.
VIOLA SUMMERS — The funeral for Viola Summers was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Loogootee United Methodist Church, with Derl Littrell and Colleen Harden officiating. Burial was in St. John Cemetery.
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