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 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 ...
Apex police fatally shoot armed man; 2nd officer-involved shooting in Wake in 6 days
Apex Police and Wake County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident where a law enforcement officer fatally shot and killed a man Thursday night.
Why a town in Union County wants to swap land with a church
The Township of Berkeley Heights will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 16 at Governor Livingston High School to discuss options for municipal redevelopment, which include in part, swapping property in a real estate transaction, with Little Flower Church.
George H.W. Bush funeral and burial — here’s what you need to know
Here's what you need to know about this week's events related to the funeral services and burial of former President George H.W. Bush.
Forest landowners invited to learn about the timber tax
There will be a free informational session on timber tax for forest landowners on Wednesday, February 18 at 6 p.m. at the St. Ignace Public Library.
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
Top NDDOT official resigns after stinging workplace investig...
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Transportation has accepted the resignation effective Friday, May 3, of one of its top officials after a workplace investigation. Driver’s License Division Director Glenn Jackson, 63, was accused of favoritism, workplace harassment, unprofessional conduct...
The Economy’s Last Best Hope: Superstar Middle Managers
Only a third of U.S. workers feel inspired at work, and a Gallup analysis suggests that’s hurting the economy. What if it all can be fixed by hiring better bosses?
State bound: Pioneers edge Enid in regional championship
Drew Blake gave up what would become the tying run to the first batter he faced Monday night at Couch Park.