State says sludge must be tested for ‘forever chemicals’ before it’s used as fertilizer
The new requirement comes as a farmer in Arundel blames municipal sludge containing PFAS for contaminating his land and dairy herd.
Hazleton YWCA dealing with debts, board chair says
HAZLETON — Financial struggles pose a long-term threat to operations at the local YWCA, as a newly assembled board of directors is scrambling to work with community groups and local stakeholders to address debts that have been uncovered over the past few
Quapaw Tribe Fire Department's EMT Class big success
The Quapaw Tribe's Emergency Medical Technician class of 2016/2017 graduated 24 new certified EMTs this month.
Photos: Gallery: Holland Patent Memorial Day Parade & Service
People enjoy the Memorial Day Parade in Holland Patent Monday, May 27, 2019. [SARAH CONDON / OBSERVER-DISPATCH]
Authorities probe fatal plane crash
Loading… Saturday, June 8, 2019 The State Highway Patrol, Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are still investigating a fatal plane crash that took place about 2 p.m. Friday afternoon in a rural part of Nash County One person, the unidentified pilot, was found dead at the scene. That victim has not yet been identified pending notification of the family. There was some confusion over whether there was a passenger in the plane. “We have heard conflicting stories about whether there were supposed to be one or two people on the plane. Right now, we believe there is one and that is the pilot,” Nash County Chief Deputy Brandon Medina said Friday night. The search continued throughout the night for another possible victim of the crash. The FAA was already on…
Deerfield shooter to be released without bail
DEERFIELD — A Deerfield man charged with illegal weapon possession after shooting and killing two people who entered his home earlier this month
Ditch the GPS. It’s ruining your brain.
Brain behavior changes when people rely on turn-by-turn directions.
Vici hosting Barn Quilt Bonanza
The Second annual Barn Quilt Bonanza is coming up in the Vici City Hall on June 14 and 15 The family event consists of several contests, including a Barn Quilt Coloring Contest for ages 5 through 12 in which first through 10th place winners will receive cash prizes. There will also be on-site Barn Quilt Painting, Show and Sale, Bring Your Best, and a Special Award for the best Western theme. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES) Educators Lynda Latta from Ellis County, Rhonda DeVor from Woodward County, Jean Bailey from Dewey and Harper Counties, and Retired District Program Specialist Recia Garcia have been working for the past few years to spark the love of barn quilts to area communities. “Because we are such a rural area and are surrounded by large amounts of…
What you need to know about store closing sales at Macy's, Sears, or Kmart near you
One thing you can definitely expect from store closing sales? Different stock from a traditional 'going out of business' sale.
Telling Josie Berrios' story: How her truth was shared
We took extra steps to honor her legacy with fairness, accuracy and respect.