The Front Blog

Conversations from the Four Rivers Region

Posts Tagged ‘Woodlands

the morning cram [tenacious Demonstrator edition]

leave a comment »

It’s getting real in the Port of Oakland parking lot.

NPR reports the Occupy Oakland protests are becoming more volatile between police and local protesters. Flashbangs and tear-gas anyone?

Kentucky~ McCracken County Clerk appeals financial oversight. Two Hopkinsville firefighters were arrested for pocketing money.   KSP says watch out for those frisky deer.

Illinois~ SIU professors are on strike. Debate continues on state funding of huge cross in Southern Illinois.


morning cram [euro edition]

leave a comment »

“At age 53, the European Union is in the grips of a midlife crisis.”

~NPR discusses the currency shared by 16 nations.

KENTUCKY~ A Hopkinsville man is busted on sex charges for (allegedly) wooing a fictitious teenager online. A Fort Campbell soldier almost lights himself on fire in a public suicide attempt and officials plan to build a new elementary school on base. West Kentucky Allied Services gets federal funding to help the needy with high electric bills. Beshear says last year’s economic incentive revamp is paying offDon’t text ‘n drive.

TENNESSEE~ Henry County High bans face piercings and cell phones. 2 were arrested during a weekend raid on a rural Montgomery County “Outlaws” motorcycle gang clubhouse.

ILLINOIS~ How the state’s Lieutenant Governor is chosen changes after last year’s embarrassment. A Willow Lake mining accident killed an Eddyville, KY man.