Soaking rains wash away homes, kill 2, others missing in Texas and Oklahoma

...flooding from the Trinity River, which was expected to crest near 40 feet Monday and lap at the foundations of an industrial park. The Red and Wichita rivers also rose far above flood stage.Heather Ruiz returned from work early Sunday to ankle-deep water...

Mercedes' gamble helps Rosberg win

...terms, we got our numbers wrong."ARCA: In Millville, N.J., Kyle Weatherman won the ARCA 150 at New Jersey Motorsports Park for his first ARCA Racing Series, leading the final five laps in his road-course debut.Weatherman took the lead from Cole...

City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...I'm happy to get out of here. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 A former city worker set out to show that the real thefts in the parks department have been from employees conducting personal business on the clock, wasting gasoline, abusing overtime and...

Car-free zone keep Paris perfect for walking

...Stohrer is here.Paris is famed for its beautiful gardens and parks. So sit, talk philosophy, nibble Camembert and sip fine Bordeaux...Monceau in the 17th district. Or picnic in Paris' "Central Park," the awe-inspiring Buttes Chaumont in the 19th district...

Property transfers

...3301 Peach Orchard Road, Lot 5, Howard Park, $232,500Edwin R. Friar and Gayle...3301 Peach Orchard Road, Lot 4, Howard Park, $232,500MAY 6James W. Bennett, William...Westside Drive, Lot 9, Masters Industrial Park, $240,000James B. Trotter to Kenneth...

Rants & Raves

...you are a vet, getting a "disabled veteran" plate, too, is the ultimate coup ... living in tall cotton ... letting you park close to the commissary for a quick grocery trip after your pickup basketball game. THE QUALITY OF the patients in a military...

Whitfield prepares to step back in to the ring

...director Tom Moraetes saw his job eliminated, and the original plan was to move the club from its Walton Way location to May Park.Enter Whitfield, who put aside his personal goals to help out the organization that had done so much for him."We had to...


...two-length victory over Valid in the $75,000 Majestic Light Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday.Red Vine covered the mile and 70 yards in 1:40 2/5 and returned...100,000 Paradise Creek Stakes for 3-year-olds on the turf at Belmont Park.

Austin Dillon takes Xfinity Series race at Charlotte

...Kan., second-generation driver Chad Head topped Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka.Head took the top spot with his Friday run at a track-record 3.967 seconds at 316.15 mph in a Toyota Camry. On...

Grace Hutto

...The service will follow at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Julius Turner officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Our special thanks is given to Gentiva Hospice for their loving care and support.