VERNON PARISH, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Three people are behind bars and a 7-year-old girl is being treated for injuries in an alleged case of child abuse that a Louisiana sheriff’s department called, “one of the worst, if not the worst case” they had ever seen. Allen Clayton Fulks, age 20; Dakota Wayne Singletary, age 22; […]
The town of Vernon and Priority Urgent Care of Ellington are offering more COVID-19 testing to the Vernon community starting Tuesday.
A high school graduate in New York has a lot to celebrate. Not only is she her class valedictorian, but she also has never missed a day of school in her entire academic career, according to the school.
As the state starts to reopen, the town of Vernon is ramping up COVID-19 testing with drive-up and walk-up sites throughout town.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett’s on-field misbehavior last season damaged his public image. It didn’t change how the Cleveland Browns feel about him. The team signed Garrett to a five-year, $125 million contract extension on Wednesday, making the talented edge rusher the NFL’s highest-paid defensive player. The deal includes $100 million guaranteed, according to NFL […]
BOSTON (AP) — The white Union Army commander sits rigid atop an imposing horse. His Black men, rifles to their shoulders, march resolutely alongside on their way to battle. For L’Merchie Frazier, the towering bronze relief in downtown Boston captures the stirring call to arms answered by Black soldiers who served in the state’s famed […]
Waterbury honor student says superintendent ‘revoked’ her diploma after her family threw a graduation event for her class
The student said the superintendent of Waterbury Public Schools, Dr. Verna Ruffin, revoked her diploma because of an unsanctioned graduation event Henry and her family threw for the WCA Class of 2020 off of school grounds.
Vernon Police announced Thursday they have made an arrest in connection to a series of cold case sexual assaults and burglaries.
In the lake country 200 miles (320 kilometers) northwest of Detroit, hundreds danced, prayed and demanded racial justice in Cadillac, a Michigan town that was long home to a neo-Nazi group. It was not an isolated scene. In eastern Ohio, even more demonstrated in rural Mount Vernon, a town with its own current of racial […]
A man was seriously injured after a multi-vehicle crash in Vernon on Friday afternoon.