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…
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...
This Bangor school secludes and restrains kids more than almost any other in Maine
The U.S. Department of Education says seclusion and restraints don’t work. This Bangor school still uses them.
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.
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.
Parades will highlight Memorial Day weekend in Bucks, Montco
Communities throughout Bucks and Eastern Montgomery counties will take time this Memorial Day weekend to honor those who served and sacrificed.
Branford 2019 Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade Set for May 27
The annual Branford Memorial Day ceremonies and parade have been finalized for Monday, May 27.
Marshall police search for suspect, officer 'suffered serious injuries'
The Marshall Police Department is searching for a suspect who they said seriously injured an officer Monday night.
Great taxidermy tips for fish mounts
Just from the bite, you can tell it’s a good one, far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders. And all at once, the possibilities are flying through your head: Is this my personal best? Maybe even a state record? After a moment that seemed to take years, the big brute finally tires and is brought boat-side, where it’s quickly netted and welcomed aboard. The boat erupts in high fives and smiles, but the behemoth flopping around on the deck is likely already jeopardizing the quality of the mount you might seek from your local professional taxidermist.
Memorial Day weekend events salute Montana's fallen heroes
Missoula's extensive Memorial Day ceremonies are legendary, and of course several other communities are holding observances as well.