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Area churches gear up for Christmas services

The Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, 602 Meander St., 5 p.m. special music precedes the service of Holy Eucharist at 5:30 p.m. and at 10 p.m. preceding the service at 10:30 p.m. today at 1212 19th St. Refreshments will be available following the service. Church music director Jonathan Petty will serve as organist, with each of the twelve lessons read by lay readers.



Eldred church slates Christmas Eve service

Liberal is no different. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Lanie Wright at 903-571-9667.Cross Brand Cowboy Church is hosting a blood drive from 7 a.m.to 2 p.m. " Wildon Grove Baptist Church (Gordonsville ) holds a pre-Christmas service with guest speaker John Holliday, an Orange County student, at 11:30 a.m.


Madison student faces 6 new charges involving 5 women

Madison student faces 6 new charges involving 5 women

The notification encouraged students to call 911 if they see Cook on campus property since he is banned from the UW campus. On December 7, Cook's attorneys filed a motion to change his cash bail amount. Assistant Attorney General Michelle Viste, who argued the state's case at the bail hearing, declined to comment after the hearing. In addition to setting $100,000 bail, Bailey-Rihn ordered Cook to surrender his passport; banned him from coming to Dane County except for court hearings, ...


Wisconsin electoral voters all expected to stick with Trump

Wisconsin electoral voters all expected to stick with Trump

The winning candidate must at least 270 electoral votes. And, in 2000, you might recall that George W. Bush became president while losing the popular vote to Al Gore. He spoke candidly. He hated Native Americans and anyone not matching the color of his skin. Fortunately, two men who lost the Presidency, Andrew Jackson and Grover Cleveland, went on to win the next election and be inaugurated President.



More snow, bitter cold leads to warnings in Wisconsin

Ten to 15 mile per hour winds, with gusts of up to 25 mph, are expected. Expect a slight warm up during the snowstorm. The cold was also settling in Saturday night. Highs on Sunday may again remain below zero with risky wind chills during the day. The Weather Service said the rest of next week should be mostly quiet, with a 40 percent chance for snow showers after 7 a.m.


Minnesota Golden Golphers football team won't boycott Holiday Bowl over players' suspensions

Minnesota Golden Golphers football team won't boycott Holiday Bowl over players' suspensions

Now, less than two weeks before the Golden Gophers' scheduled December 27 Holiday Bowl appearance against Washington State , the walkout threatens to upend the San Diego game. Sexual misconduct already has been a sensitive subject for the university and for its athletics department. The investigators concluded that several students had failed to provide full and truthful information.