Early voting starts on Tuesday, Feb. 16
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Feb 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In-person early voting for the March 1 Republican and Democratic primaries opens next Tuesday at the Upshur County Courthouse in Gilmer, and only certain voters will be allowed to obtain paper ball...
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lambasted Jeb Bush's brother president George W. Bush's war in Iraq as "a big fat mistake"The Republican presidential race veered into vicious personal attacks Saturday as White House hopefuls brawled in their latest debate, with frontrunner Donald Trump and Jeb Bush locking horns in some of the campaign's most pointed clashes to date. The showdown, the ninth of the months-long battle for the Republican nomination, began with a respectful moment of silence for iconic conservative US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia who died suddenly earlier in the day.


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FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 file photo, New York City police enter a hotel, while searching for a man suspected of suspected of stabbing his girlfriend and all three of her small children with a kitchen knife in a brutal attack at a hotel in the Staten Island borough of New York. Police on Saturday, Feb. 13 arrested fugitive Michael Sykes, suspected of the stabbings, in Queens, ending a four-day manhunt. Sykes was brought back to a police precinct on Staten Island, where he was arrested on three counts of murder, attempted murder and robbery charges. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Police on Saturday arrested a fugitive suspected of stabbing his girlfriend and all three of her small children with a kitchen knife in a brutal attack at a hotel used as homeless housing, ending a four-day manhunt.


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Rotary Club sponsoring Spelling Bee for Literacy
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer Rotary Club last week discussed plans for the Upshur County Literacy Program's 23rd Annual Spelling Bee for Literacy, which the club sponsors. The event is set for Thursday, Feb. 18, at ...
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