Commissioners approve mesquite harvest
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Nov 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
With two of its five members absent, Upshur County Commissioners Court on Friday unanimously approved a contract with an Austin firm allowing the company to harvest mesquite on the county’s “school...
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In a Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 image from video, Frances Moore, 93, puts a tag on a necklace at Bromberg & Co. jewelry in Mountain Brook, Ala. Moore, who has worked for the company for 75 years, is the longest-tenured employee ever at a family-owned company that dates to 1836. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)MOUNTAIN BROOK, Ala. (AP) — Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.


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This photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows Wiley Bridgeman. The Cuyahoga County prosecutor’s office has filed a motion dismissing aggravated murder cases against three men falsely accused of killing a businessman outside a corner store in Cleveland in 1975. Fifty-seven-year-old Ricky Jackson, 60-year-old Bridgeman and his brother, 57-year-old Ronnie Bridgeman, were sentenced to death during separate trials in 1975 for the slaying of Herman Franks. Their convictions were based solely on the testimony of a 13-year-old boy who in 2013 recanted and said he was coerced and threatened by Cleveland police detectives.(AP Photo/Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections)CLEVELAND (AP) — Nearly 40 years after being convicted for a 1975 Cleveland slaying, Ricky Jackson and Wiley Bridgeman left the county jail as free men.


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Gilmer ISD to borrow $300,000 from FNB to finance vehicle purchases, other items
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Gilmer school board Monday night approved borrowing $300,000 from First National Bank to finance the purchase of five vehicles and other items. The 1.65 percent interest rate for the four-year ...
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