Newberry Observer- RSS NEWS Feed http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS http://newberryobserver.com/section/NEWS Mon, 4 May 2015 18:34:42 EST 1800 Little Mountain Elementary third nine weeks awards http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153049880/Little-Mountain-Elementary-third-nine-weeks-awards LITTLE MOUNTAIN — The following awards were given for the third nine weeks at Little Mountain Elementary School.Perfect Attendance Mon, 4 May 2015 14:35:51 EST Pomaria-Garmany book fair http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153026337/Pomaria-Garmany-book-fair Pomaria Garmany hosted a buy one, get one free Book Fair from Scholastic. The book Fair was open during PGE's Spring fling on April 17. Mon, 4 May 2015 14:15:51 EST Moore holds reading http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153268831/Moore-holds-reading Dr. Warren Moore held a book signing and reading at Books on Main last Friday to promote Dark City Lights and his story, Bowery Station, 3:15 a.m. Two of his former students, Heather O'Brien and Beth Briggs, came out to support Moore and buy... Mon, 4 May 2015 13:35:51 EST Newberry Academy celebrates Pi Day http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/152452650/Newberry-Academy-celebrates-Pi-Day NEWBERRY — Newberry Academy hosted the first annual Pi Day celebration on March 13. Every year numberphiles around the world celebrate Pi Day on March 14 (3/14 coinciding with the famous first three digits of pi — 3.14), but the 2015 Pi... Mon, 4 May 2015 12:15:53 EST Newberry’s Robinson selected in 2015 NFL Draft http://newberryobserver.com/news/localsports1-news-sports/153275781/Newberrys-Robinson-selected-in-2015-NFL-Draft NEWBERRY — Newberry College graduate Edmond Robinson has been selected in the 2015 National Football League Draft as the 232nd overall pick in the seventh round by the Minnesota Vikings. Mon, 4 May 2015 11:30:55 EST Time for us to pray http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153224699/Time-for-us-to-pray NEWBERRY — Getting the community together to pray for the nation and community is what Andrea Hawkins said the National Day of Prayer event is all about. Mon, 4 May 2015 11:30:51 EST March ‘Life Skills Leaders’ http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152853092/March-Life-Skills-Leaders Life Skills Leaders for March at Prosperity-Rikard Elementary were, front row, Hurchel Fuller, Devin Kern, Taylor Derrick, Christina Aguilera, Alex Rohland and Deonta Hentz. Back row are Summer Eargle, Alexa Cassleman, Gage Gilliam, Jared Dukes,... Mon, 4 May 2015 09:50:51 EST Save money by taking more classes each semester http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152749067/Save-money-by-taking-more-classes-each-semester NEWBERRY COUNTY — Taking more classes each semester may help you cut the cost of college, according to Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). That's especially important if, like many people, you'll need student... Sun, 3 May 2015 16:45:51 EST Newberry Academy celebrates prom http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153020091/Newberry-Academy-celebrates-prom Newberry Academy students pose for a group photo in downtown before dancing the night away at this year's “Great Gatsby”-themed Prom. Sun, 3 May 2015 10:55:52 EST Art show winners announced http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/152899649/Art-show-winners-announced PROSPERITY — Prosperity's Hoppin' High School Art Show was held on April 12. The winning art will be hung at the Prosperity Depot on May 2 along with other art from the area. Sat, 2 May 2015 16:25:51 EST Teens reported missing http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153246811/Teens-reported-missing NEWBERRY — The Newberry County Sheriff's Office and Newberry Police Department are asking for the public's help to find two teenagers who have been reported missing by their families. Mon, 4 May 2015 11:30:53 EST Checkpoint yields cocaine, crack cocaine http://newberryobserver.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/153261972/Checkpoint-yields-cocaine-crack-cocaine NEWBERRY – A man from New York and a woman from North Carolina were arrested after a substantial amount of cocaine was found inside their vehicle during a routine safety checkpoint on U.S. 76. Fri, 1 May 2015 19:40:52 EST Expand your horizons with Newberry College classes http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/153261360/Expand-your-horizons-with-Newberry-College-classes NEWBERRY – If you are a lifelong learner looking to explore an interest or if you want to beef up a skill with college level courses, look no further than Newberry College to take advantage of fast-paced classes during three summer... Fri, 1 May 2015 19:15:51 EST Recycling changes coming http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153178905/Recycling-changes-coming NEWBERRY COUNTY — Newberry County's decision to move to single-stream recycling is a move county officials hope will lead to an increase in recycling efforts across the county. Fri, 1 May 2015 12:20:51 EST Local writer’s short story published http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153153207/Local-writers-short-story-published NEWBERRY — Dr. Warren Moore, a Newberry College professor and local author, has written a short story that will be part of a larger set of short stories based in New York City. Fri, 1 May 2015 11:50:53 EST New textbooks OK’d http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153173838/New-textbooks-OKd NEWBERRY — The Newberry County School District will receive 18 sets of new textbooks for the 2015-2016 school year. Fri, 1 May 2015 09:20:52 EST April declared Child Abuse Prevention Month http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153160628/April-declared-Child-Abuse-Prevention-Month Newberry Mayor Foster Senn, seated right, recently proclaimed April 2015 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in conjunction with the Newberry County Guardian ad Litem Program and the Newberry County Department of Social Services. Shown with Senn are Jane... Fri, 1 May 2015 08:50:59 EST Tractor Supply hosting 4-H events on Saturday http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153175273/Tractor-Supply-hosting-4-H-events-on-Saturday NEWBERRY — The National 4-H Council has launched the 2015 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company, marking the sixth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser. Fri, 1 May 2015 08:50:52 EST NCMH has another strong month http://newberryobserver.com/news/news/153183895/NCMH-has-another-strong-month NEWBERRY — Newberry County Memorial Hospital had a third consecutive month of strong financial performance in March, the facility's Chief Financial Officer reported recently to the board. Fri, 1 May 2015 08:45:59 EST Prosperity discusses increase in court fines http://newberryobserver.com/news/home_top-news/153206018/Prosperity-discusses-increase-in-court-fines PROSPERITY — More money could potentially be allotted in the town of Prosperity's general fund under the line item of court fines as proposed by Prosperity Town Council Tuesday night. Fri, 1 May 2015 08:45:58 EST