Commissioners distribute funds to school districts
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Upshur County Commissioners Court on Monday approved distributing $275,000 of “county available” funds among the nine school districts lying partly or wholly in the county. The funds come from cert...
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An ambulance carrying one of the two New York Police officers who were shot dead passes by a New York Fire Department honor guard along Broadway in the Brooklyn borough of New YorkBy Laila Kearney and Edward McAllister NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gunman shot dead two New York City police officers in what officials called an "assassination", hours after warning on social media that he planned an attack in retribution for recent U.S. police killings of unarmed black men. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday ordered flags flown at half staff around the city, hours after the city's main police union harshly criticized the city's first Democratic mayor in two decades for being insufficiently supportive of the department during recent waves of anti-police violence. ...


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FILE- In this Saturday Nov. 8, 2014 file photo, Ebola health care workers bury the body of a person suspected of dying of Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia Liberia. Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in Sierra Leone and unsafe burials may be responsible for up to 70 percent of new infections, say experts. Officials are resorting to increasingly desperate measures to clamp down on traditional burials in Sierra Leone, where Ebola is now spreading fastest. The head of the Ebola response has even threatened to jail people who prepare the corpses of their loved ones. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File)DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The radio announcement is chilling and blunt: "If I die, I want the deaths to stop with me."


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Buckeyes Win ST8!
Final Score
From AT&T Stadium:
GILMER 35
WOS 25
by ELWYN HENDERSON
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
I have been a Gilmer Buckeye since birth in 1955, and have been blessed to have been able to see countless Buckeye football games through the years. Quite by accident back in 1974, shortly after I ...
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