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10/11/2018 - 3:29pm
The Sheffield City Council discussed the future of law enforcement in the city during the regular meeting on Monday, October 8. Monday was the final day on the job for Officer Colten Kensett, leaving the City of Sheffield with only Police Chief Sam Cain to patrol. In the wake of Kensett’s departure and unsure about hiring another second officer, the Sheffield City Council invited Sheriff...
10/04/2018 - 11:59am
It’s been a stormy September and October isn’t looking much dryer. With the rainy season comes worries about flooding, particularly in homes with leak prone basements. As the rain gauge fills up it can feel like there’s more water inside than out, forcing residents to turn on the sump pump and get rid of the unwelcome pool....
10/04/2018 - 11:58am
The Swaledale Fire Department got in some training with their Jaws of Life machine this weekend. Using a car donated by R&R Gas and Repair as their unfortunate test vehicle, the firefighters broke out the machine and tore in asunder to make sure everybody knows how it works in the event of an emergency. “We’re just going through it...
09/27/2018 - 11:26am
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09/27/2018 - 11:25am
For the second time in less than a month, Franklin County experienced widespread flooding following torrential rains. Last Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, the area had upwards of six inches of rainfall. The rain, coupled with already saturated ground, caused the closure of roads due to standing water and flooded basements. Thomas...
09/27/2018 - 11:22am
The West Fork Community School board handled early year personnel matters during their regular meeting on Wednesday, September 19. There was good news to report on the enrollment front as the new school year started settling down. “We will be up double digits,” said Superintendent Darrin Strike. “How it plays out with certified...
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