December 2016


Recent Deaths 12/28/16

Carol Lee Dittman, 59, of Knox, died Dec. 26, 2016. Albert L. Reese, 75, of Belleville, New Jersey, died Dec. 23, 2016. Marlene H. Richards, 73,…


LeBron James named AP Male Athlete of Year

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James was jolted forward when the massive crowd swelled from the sidewalks and into Cleveland’s streets, surrounding the convertible that he…





Pet of the day 12/27/16

Macy is an approximately 1 year old female Border Collie/German Shepard mix. Macy is friendly, loves to play in the yard and enjoys the attention…




Day-before-Christmas run

Members and friends of the Hasson Heights Community Church Moving With Purpose running group met Saturday morning, Dec. 24, 2016, for their annual day-before-Christmas run. Three…




Biles is female athlete of year

NEW YORK (AP) – Simone Biles tried to treat the 2016 Summer Olympics like just your average ordinary gymnastics meet. So what if the stage…



Recent Deaths 12/27/16

Beryl T. Snyder, 83, of Clarion, died Dec. 24, 2016. Gary Albert Gustavson, 72, of Franklin, died Dec. 25, 2016. James L. Harkless Sr., 83, of…


Christmas sparkle

Christmas lights seem to shine a little brighter at night and several of the Applegate pets don their holiday hats. Merry Christmas and a Happy…





Steelers rally to clinch AFC North

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Steelers rode Ben Roethlisberger’s right arm and Antonio Brown’s left arm to the AFC North title. Roethlisberger shook off a…