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  • Aiming for success...
    Students participating in program to promote archery
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    Man to serve 7 years in prison for exploitation of children
    A Jones County resident will serve seven years in prison due to charges of sexual exploitation of children, which stem from images found on electronic devices in his possession.
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    EMA awards presented to recognize service
    Jones County Fire and Rescue volunteers got some well-deserved appreciation this summer with a dinner held in their honor.
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    Man pleads guilty to growing pot
    A Jones County man who was arrested in May on charges of cultivation of marijuana received a sentence of five years to serve last week after entering a guilty plea.
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    Alleigh Kyle Boutique moves
    The new home for Alleigh Kyle Boutique includes a display window easily visible to passing motorists, which was a goal for the owner since its opening.
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    national news
    DALLAS (Reuters) - Weeks of worries about a possible Ebola infection ended for dozens of people on watch lists in the United States on Monday but scores were still being monitored after potential exposure to the virus, Texas health officials said. Forty-three people who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with the disease in the United States, were cleared overnight of twice-daily monitoring after 21 days of showing no symptoms, the state health department said, while another 120 were still on watch lists. ...
    2014-10-20 18:41:51 -0400

    Darren Deon Vann is seen in an undated picture from the Lake County Sheriff's Office in IndianaBy Mary Wisniewski HAMMOND Ind. (Reuters) - A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least seven women and leaving the bodies in abandoned houses in northwest Indiana may be a serial killer who has killed others in the state as far back as 20 years ago, local police said on Monday. Darren Vann, 43, of Gary, Indiana, was charged in Lake County with one of the seven murders, according to online court records. He was being held in custody, said John Doughty, police chief of the neighboring city of Hammond. ...

    2014-10-20 18:46:52 -0400

    A gay couple holds hands during a rally in support of the United States Supreme Court decision on marriage rights in San DiegoBy Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) - Gay marriages can begin in Wyoming on Tuesday after the state files a formal notice that it will not appeal a judge's order overturning a ban on same-sex matrimony, the state's attorney general said on Monday. U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl struck down Wyoming's gay marriage ban last week, finding that it violated the U.S. Constitution, but stayed his ruling until Thursday, or sooner if the state indicated that it would not file an appeal. ...

    2014-10-20 16:26:48 -0400
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution.
    2014-10-20 19:42:37 -0400