City Council meets Aug. 25

Olney City Council meets at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at City Hall. Anyone who wishes to speak during the public comment session should register prior to the meeting. Read more
OBITUARIES
Bill Evans

Bill Evans, USAF, Retired, age 76, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Lewisville, Texas. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in the chapel of Lunn Funeral Home with Scotte Clark officiating. Read more
HOMEFRONT
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Smart parent tricks for cutting chaos, streamlining school days

(BPT) - School is gearing up and a plethora of activities are starting. From soccer season and dance classes to music lessons and more – fall is a time full of excitement yet major adjustment for families. Read more
Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase. Full Story
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'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series

SEATTLE (AP) — "Halo: Nightfall" is returning to familiar territory. The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at the PAX Prime gaming convention that the upcoming live-action "Halo" series would take place on a surviving fragment of the Alpha Ring, the intergalactic locale from the original "Halo: Full Story