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Monday, January 14, 2013

Officials waiting for word to close cafes

Internet cafes are continuing to operate in parts of Wayne County and across the state in violation of a state Supreme Court ban prohibiting the sweepstakes games as gambling. Most of the establishments closed last week in compliance with...

Warm weather could cause crop confusion

Wayne County residents driving by wheat fields in some areas of the county might think that the crop is looking good, and it is -- if it was late February or March. And while the moderate weather that is expected...

Battling the flu: Just in case

About the only obstacle to getting a flu shot in Wayne County is taking the time to go in and get it. A quick canvass Friday showed an ample supply of the flu vaccine, with no waiting. Only two outlets...

Heating bill assistance numbers lower

Through Friday, 428 Wayne County households have been approved for assistance with their heating bills through the state-administered federal Low Income Energy Assistance Program. That brings the total aid received to $93,100, as compared to 468 households and $127,400...

Wayne County Public Schools science fair winners announced

Wayne County Public Schools' annual science fair was held Jan. 12 at Greenwood Middle School. The following is a complete list of winners and their categories in the local contest. K-12 Division Winner: Isaiah Austin of Meadow Lane Elementary...

Red Cross blood drives

Following is the schedule of the remaining January blood drives for the Wayne County chapter of the American Red Cross: * Jan. 15 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Eureka United Methodist Church. * Jan. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to...