Adam Weitsman's horse Concrete Rose earns stunning victory on Kentucky Oaks undercard
The Southern Tier businessman's horse stunned the heavy favorite in Friday's Edgewood Stakes at Churchill Downs.
How to Read the Newspaper
I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Did he kill her, too? An Alabama-related mystery, Part 4
In 1960, Larry Lord Motherwell was sentenced to prison for killing Pearl Putney During the investigation of Putney’s disappearance, the police tracked Motherwell’s moves, and they discovered he had duped many women and had pulled off lies and cons across the country They also made a gruesome discovery in connection to his daughter, Heather Robin Motherwell, his only child with Sarah McClurkin Motherwell from Wilcox County, Alabama. According to the book “Chronicle of a Crime: The Larry Lord Motherwell Story” by Eleanor Dabrohua, sister-in-law to the slain Pearl Putney, Heather may have been another victim of Motherwell’s. Heather was born on May 16, 1953. After her birth, her parents and doctors realized the child had Down’s…
How one woman started Austin 20 to help child sex trafficking victims
Lisa Knapp knew about selling luxury goods. She was an account executive for brands like Cartier and Tiffany. And she knew about working on charity events
Catch more catfish with this one tip
It’s not uncommon, especially during colder months, for catfish to hit baits without taking the hook in their mouths. These short strikes can be frustrating for anglers and often result in a long day of catching nothing. Capt. David Hilton had a few of those days in his years of fishing, but he found the solution for it some time ago.
10 candidates vying for 5 spots on Pennsbury school board
Four incumbents and six newcomers are on the ballot for the May 21 primary.
Great taxidermy tips for fish mounts
Just from the bite, you can tell it’s a good one, far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders. And all at once, the possibilities are flying through your head: Is this my personal best? Maybe even a state record? After a moment that seemed to take years, the big brute finally tires and is brought boat-side, where it’s quickly netted and welcomed aboard. The boat erupts in high fives and smiles, but the behemoth flopping around on the deck is likely already jeopardizing the quality of the mount you might seek from your local professional taxidermist.
Man gets 13 years for sex crimes
A man found guilty of sex crimes involving minors earlier this month received a maximum prison sentence Wednesday during a hearing in the Champaign County
Exclusive: The inside story of David Chadwick’s sudden split with Forest Hill Church
Personality clashes led to Forest Hill pastor David Chadwick resigning under pressure after 39 years at the Charlotte, NC mega-church. Chadwick has started a new church within three miles of his old one.
The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women
As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord. “We’re not going to do our 50s the way everyone’s telling us we’re supposed to,” author Candace Bushnell says.