- Fred Rutherford is set to retire after nearly 40 years Updated: Nov-26-15 4:52 pm
TUPELO, Mississippi - At 65, Fred Rutherford is ready to step away from the jeweler's bench where he's created and repaired countless pieces of fine jewelry over the years.
- Enthusiasts revved up about remote-controlled vehicles Updated: Nov-26-15 9:44 am
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia - When it comes to remote-controlled (R/C) cars and trucks, it's easy to become hooked.
- Rams WR Bailey has surgery after being shot in Florida Updated: Nov-25-15 7:41 pm
ST. LOUIS - Many St. Louis Rams players woke to the news that Stedman Bailey had been shot in the head.
- Annual Christmas Bird Count coming up Updated: Nov-23-15 3:07 am
ALBANY, New York - More than 72,000 volunteers in more than 2,400 locations are expected to participate in the National Audubon Society's annual Christmas Bird Count.
- Butterfly food: Residents urged to grow milkweed Updated: Nov-22-15 1:31 pm
CONWAY, Arkansas - Conservationists are working with wildlife lovers, gardeners, schools, farmers, cities and even highway representatives to make the annual journey of one small migrant more welcoming.
- Bracelet maker's work started out of need to stay busy Updated: Nov-21-15 11:54 am
BECKLEY, West Virginia - Kayla Cantley is not afraid to stand out in a crowd.
- Panel approves flounder catch restrictions starting Jan. 1 Updated: Nov-20-15 4:58 pm
NAGS HEAD, North Carolina - The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission has approved new restrictions on flounder catch that are intended to help the population increase.
- Surgeon general visits garden program at Los Angeles school Updated: Nov-20-15 1:59 pm
LOS ANGELES - At a high school in urban South Los Angeles, students are growing fruits and vegetables and starting to eat more of them, too.
- Texas Fishing Report Updated: Nov-18-15 4:31 pm
Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Nov. 18 and also available on the Internet at http://www.txfishing.com :
- Cecchetti ballet class not for the casual dancer Updated: Nov-18-15 9:46 am
GILLETTE, Wyoming - The dancers' faces are focused, their postures straight and their moves fluid and graceful as they move across the dance studio floor.
- Region women stitch together humor in sewing project Updated: Nov-10-15 5:03 am
SCHERERVILLE, Indiana - Singer sewing machines hummed as women of the self-dubbed United Nations Sewing Club stitched together holiday cheer for veterans and joked about the need for 60-something single men to pay them a visit.
- Wayne County OKs $1 million for dock, fishing pier project Updated: Nov-09-15 7:21 pm
DETROIT - Wayne County officials have approved a deal to construct a dock and fishing pier at a wildlife refuge along the Detroit River.
- Ex-Michigan football player starting Flint community garden Updated: Nov-09-15 11:41 am
FLINT, Michigan - A former University of Michigan football player is teaming up with other athletes and fans to create a community garden in Flint.
- High school teacher brings history to life as a re-enactor Updated: Nov-07-15 11:49 am
MIDDLESBORO, Kentucky - History comes to life on the weekends for David Fultz, who is a blacksmith and re-enactor at Wilderness Road State Park in Ewing, Virginia.
- State develops artificial reef plan to ease tension Updated: Nov-05-15 1:41 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey has adopted new fishing rules that will lead to a plan to develop an artificial reef near the Barnegat Inlet, officials announced.
- Fall a terrific time for hiking in Southern Oregon Updated: Nov-04-15 10:36 am
MEDFORD, Oregon - A late October hike along the stretch of the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail between Wolf Gap and Bear Gulch offers more than a testament to the fall colors of Southern Oregon.
- Blade, sewing needle found in Halloween candies in Sonoma Updated: Nov-04-15 12:12 am
SONOMA, California - The Sonoma Police Department says it is investigating two separate incidents of children finding a blade and a sewing needle inserted in candy bars after trick-or-treating in the city.
- State Police: Sewing needles found in Halloween candy Updated: Nov-03-15 8:16 pm
PRINCE FREDERICK, Maryland - Maryland State Police say a woman found sewing needles in Halloween candy her child had received while trick-or-treating.
- High school band from Ohio to perform at Rose Parade Updated: Nov-02-15 8:47 am
MASON, Ohio - A high school band in southwest Ohio is preparing to appear in the internationally televised Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day.
- US: Ohio-based auto lender used illegal collection practices Updated: Oct-31-15 11:44 am
CINCINNATI - An Ohio-based lender that primarily loans money to active duty and former military service members to buy vehicles engaged in illegal debt collection practices and must pay more than $3 million, a federal agency said.
- Sweet Home teen drowns while fishing in South Santiam River Updated: Oct-30-15 10:01 am
SWEET HOME, Oregon - Authorities say a 15-year-old boy drowned while fishing in the South Santiam River in Sweet Home.
- 11 West Virginia specialty crops projects get grants Updated: Oct-29-15 5:21 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - West Virginia State University is focusing its agricultural efforts on growing "creepy" vegetables.
- Man gets a pretty penny - $5K - cashing in coin collection Updated: Oct-29-15 1:47 pm
RUSTON, Louisiana - After more than 45 years of saving pennies, a Louisiana man decided it was time to cash them in.
- Omaha high school band to perform in Washington DC parade Updated: Oct-27-15 2:59 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - The Omaha South High School marching band will travel to Washington D.C. next year to represent Nebraska in the 75th Anniversary Memorial Day Parade.