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Friday, April 19, 2013

Roll Call ceremony still a "go"

Members of the Wayne County Veterans and Patriots Coalition have been following the weather closely this afternoon and said, as of 4 p.m., that they are "hoping for the best" and are not yet ready to cancel this evening's Roll...

No vote on Wayne Opportunity Center $30,000 debt to county

Wayne Opportunity Center officials Tuesday talked about their efforts to get the center's financial house in order and answered questions from Wayne County commissioners, but left the commissioners' meeting with no answer to their plea that the county forgive a...

A letter to the heroes

The following letter was read during the opening ceremony for the Wall That Heals: Dear Vietnam veteran, I know I should have written much sooner. I can't say why I did not. Out of fear of admitting to myself you...

Salute, at last

A 68-year-old woman falls to her knees -- tears streaming down her face as she, moments later, extends her hand toward a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. But before Mary Whitley's fingertips made contact with the panel that...

Fremont Police Department helps with Princeton drug round-up

Princeton Police Chief Tyrone Sutton announced 12 arrests and 34 charges related to a "drug round-up" conducted last week after an inter-agency investigation that lasted seven months. Money, drugs and several digital scales were seized in the operation, including...

Realtor of the Year

Bruce Gates, center, was named the 2013 Realtor of the Year at the 47th annual Realtors Luncheon sponsored by The News-Argus on Thursday. Gates is shown with last year's winner, Gay Elmore, left, and Chuck Nail, president of the...

Pilots talk about battles, healing

A crowd packed Moffatt Auditorium at Wayne Community College Thursday night, oohing and ahhing, laughing and gasping and giving multiple standing ovations to the speakers -- Retired Air Force Lt. Col. John Stiles and his friend and author of...