Monday, April 27, 2015



Photo Galleries
  • Arts, Leisure | August 18, 2013

    New place to call home

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    The new house took 13 months to build. The old house was torn down, so a new parking lot could be built.

  • Arts, Leisure | August 18, 2013

    A church for Patricia

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    Twenty-five years after he built the house, Joe’s wife Patricia, a devout Catholic, suggested he build a miniature church. Joe loved the idea.

  • Snapshots | August 15, 2013

    Snapshots, Aug. 14

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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 11, 2013

    A new place to hold court

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    The 65,000-square-foot facility was built north of the old courthouse and will house most of the county’s law enforcement functions. Those include the county jail, courtrooms, the county attorney’s office and the district court offices.

  • Snapshots | August 07, 2013

    Snapshots, August 7

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  • August 04, 2013

    The two Jakes

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    Fighting out of Manhattan’s Combative Sports Center, the 155-pounder in the lightweight division, is 8-0 as a professional fighter and eying a possible move to the UFC — the pinnacle level of the sport. And for what’s its worth, the 27-year-old Lindsey didn’t lose as an amateur either, going 9-0 before turning pro.

  • General Activities | August 04, 2013

    A nose for MMA

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    More than 100 people workout at Wilk’s gym — located at 2601 Anderson Avenue — whether it’s training in Thai boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, mixed martial arts or self-defense classes.

  • Arts, Leisure | August 04, 2013

    Spinning a yarn

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    The lifelong artist uses a special yarn she refers to as “baby yarn,” a soft, delicate French creation called bouclé, which she crochets into abstract, intricate patterns and pins to a type of canvas she said is used for insulation in showers.

  • Snapshots | July 31, 2013

    Snapshots, July 31

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  • General Activities | July 27, 2013

    Best show on dirt

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    For the second night in a row, nobody was able to post a score in the bull riding event, as all five cowboys failed to make it 8 seconds.


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