Southern Athlete Erika Barbera Receives U.S. Marine Corps All-American Award
Courtesy of: Southern Regional Athletics Erika Barbera (second from left) on April 8 was presented with the U.S. Marine Corps Semper Fidelis All-American Award and will attend a four-day camp and celebration at the Battles Won Academy in Washington, D.C., with her mentor, Jenna Lombardo (second from right) Erika Barbera remembers Oct. 29, 2012 very well. “My family stayed on the Island for Hurricane Sandy, and it was a scary experience,” said the Southern Regional High School junior, who at the time was a fifth-grader at Beach Haven School. “But, at the same time, it was pretty interesting to see how it all unfolded and the power of a storm like Sandy. “We watched as the water kept rising around our house, and when it finally got up to our living space we…
The reason why Scottie Pippen is divorcing wife Larsa
NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen surprised pop culture when he raced to the county courthouse to file for divorce from his wife of 19 years, Larsa. But what was not known at the time was the source…
Dogs vs. cats: Newspaper promotion seeks top pets
The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women
As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord. “We’re not going to do our 50s the way everyone’s telling us we’re supposed to,” author Candace Bushnell says.
Layne Chesney obituary: Family, community prepare to bid farewell to girl who fought hard battle
Funeral services have been scheduled for Layne Chesney, 16, at Westside Church Friday.
Sikeston woman charged with arson
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston woman has been arrested and charged for allegedly setting her own business on fire. Monica Mays, 50, is charged with first degree arson through Scott County Court, according to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Assistant Chief Jim McMillen...
Middletown man faces animal cruelty charges in guinea pig molestation case
A Middletown man facing charges that he sexually abused a guinea pig in a pet store parking lot last month has denied any wrongdoing and said he was only trying
STAR rebates in New York: Why tax assessors are 'vehemently opposed' to new changes
Tax assessors in New York are ripping a law means homeowners earning between $250,000 and $500,000 a year will get a check for STAR rebates.
Forest landowners invited to learn about the timber tax
There will be a free informational session on timber tax for forest landowners on Wednesday, February 18 at 6 p.m. at the St. Ignace Public Library.
Sewell Mini of Plano will close its doors Saturday
Sewell Mini of Plano will be closing its doors after Saturday, according to a spokesperson for Sewell.The dealership said it was actively working...