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  1. Dr. Austin Serves as Moderator for Candidates ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 19 | PR Log

    Dr. Todd Austin of the Montgomery County Toastmasters Club was the Moderator for Tuesday evening's Candidates Forum which was sponsored by the Litchfield Chamber of Commerce. Austin currently serves as the VP of Membership for the Mont-Co TM Club.


  2. Official: Explosion destroys home in Washington, DC, suburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Authorities said the ex... . In this photo provided by the Montgomery County fire & Rescue Service, emergency personnel work at the scene of a leveled house in Rockville, Md., Friday, March 17, 2017.


  3. March 4 Trump in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    ... taxes. He's going to eliminate ISIS. He's going to bring back jobs," said Keatin Foor, 14, of Witt, in Montgomery County. "People may try to stop our great movement, but, to quote Michelle Obama, when they go low, we go high." "We should have filled ...


  4. AL legislature could help Montgomery land the F-35Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | WTVM

    Montgomery is one of five locations being considered for the next generation F-35 fighter jets, but there could be something standing in the way: Alabama's capital city is not 100 percent manned. Officials gathered with the Jefferson and Montgomery County Legislative Delegation Wednesday to discuss ways to make Alabama more appealing in the fight for the F-35.


  5. Auction action: Acrimonious fallout from a 2013 art sale prompts dueling lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | The Washington Post

    ... money. Whatever the reason, those checks are at the center of two civil cases soon to go before a judge in Montgomery County. The checks were the proceeds from the February 2013 sale of Fastov's extensive art collection, held at Sloans & Kenyon, an ...


  6. Woman sentenced for poisoning 5-year-old son, staging car wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | CBS News

    ... putting her son's body inside the car, dousing it with gasoline and setting the vehicle on fire beside a Montgomery County highway. Responding police and firefighters found Shafeirad lying outside the car. "A mother murdering her child is a crime so ...


  7. Hall, JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Dayton Daily News

    ... Hall. Jim was a graduate of Vandalia-Butler H.S. (aka, Morton H.S.), class of 1957 and he retired from the Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Center. He was an avid golfer having won multiple championships at Cassel Hills Golf Course and he had ...


  8. Toastmasters Club Relocates to Litchfield, Officers Attend TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | PR Log

    Feb. 26, 2017 - PRLog -- The Montgomery County Toastmasters Club, formerly of Hillsboro, has now relocated to nearby Litchfield, IL. Starting in February 2017 the educational organization's meetings will be held at St. Francis Hospital on the Lower Level in the meeting room next to the Cafeteria.


  9. Judge bars several accusers from testifying at Cosby's trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Powhatan Today

    ... this Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Bill Cosby leaves after a hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby was charged with aggravated sexual assault on Dec. 30, 2015. Montgomery County Judge ...


  10. Man convicted in 1975 death of newspaper boy dies in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Daily Herald

    The Montgomery County coroner's office says 78-year-old Robert Henry Lower died Sunday from medical complications at Graham Correctional Center in Hillsboro. Fifteen-year-old Joey Didier was delivering newspapers in Rockford when Lower abducted him the morning of March 4, 1975.


  11. Diane A. GarrasiRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2017 | Recorder

    Diane A. Garrasi, 65, of McElwain Avenue, Amsterdam, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly Sunday afternoon, Feb., 19, 2017, at home. Diane was a parishioner of St. Stephens Church in Hagaman, N.Y. She was also a member of the Irish American Club, serving on the board of directors, Polish American Veterans Club, Amsterdam Free Library and volunteered at the Montgomery County SPCA.


  12. Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    When Dr. Ralph Alvarado was elected to the Kentucky state Senate in 2014, he found his new colleagues had something in common with most of his patients: They knew smoking was bad, they just couldn't quit. For more than two years, Alvarado has led the effort to restrict smoking in a state with the highest smoking rate in the country.


  13. From Parks to Energized Open SpacesRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | Planning

    Montgomery County has established a rich variety of parks for recreation, relaxation and civic engagement. This session will introduce planners to new ways of activating and programming public open spaces in urban, mixed-use areas based on successes experienced by both a nonprofit corporation and a local government.


  14. Arrest made in Caney homicide investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 |

    The Kansas Bureau of Investigation , the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and the Caney Police Department announced an arrest in connection with a murder that occurred in Caney.


  15. Kayakers find body in Sugar Creek in western IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... says kayakers found the body Saturday evening in Sugar Creek just west of Crawfordsville. State police and Montgomery County sheriff's deputies recovered the body with help from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Riley says no foul play is ...


  16. School Board candidate under fire for Facebook post Read Story Rebecca SheehanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    A school board candidate filed suit against a special education teacher and others who shared one of his Facebook posts. Hillsboro School Board Candidate Tom DeVore filed a libel lawsuit in Montgomery County, Illinois, Circuit Court.


  17. Dayton Project Seeks to Connect More People to High-Speed InternetRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2017 | Planning

    ... versions -- to identify gaps in access, adoption and use of broadband, officials said. About 94 percent of Montgomery County has access to broadband service at 25 megabits per second, which is a respectable download speed, officials said. Common ...


  18. Former Lowndes County mayor pleads guilty for taking more than $25,000 for personal gainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Alabama Live

    A former mayor of a Lowndes County town pleaded guilty to taking $25,370.37 from the town's account for his personal use, Attorney General Luther Strange said. Walter S. Hill, who was the mayor of the town of Mosses until his resignation Thursday, made the plea in Montgomery County Circuit Court to the felony ethics violation Friday.


  19. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | WTVM

    ... his office to personally benefit for a total of $25,370. He resigned the day before pleading guilty in Montgomery County Circuit Court. Had he not resigned, Hill would have been automatically removed from office upon a conviction. "Mr. Hill has ...


  20. West prepares for flooding while East Coast in deep freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Now Newspaper

    ... officials depend on usually mild weather to melt away the ice and snow on less routes. One person died in Montgomery County when a car slid off icy Interstate 73/74 into a tree Sunday morning, Gov. Roy Cooper said. The other three deaths related to ...