Stories by Parish Howard

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Most of wreckage from F-16 collision found

Jefferson County's emergency management director said the only wreckage still being sought is an ejector seat from the June 7 crash.
By Parish Howard

Friday, June 17, 2016

Collision of F-16s not first crash to occur in skies of Jefferson County

The two F-16s that collided over Jefferson County last week were not the first military aircraft to fall out of the sky over this rural community. At least two other times in the past 60 years, ...
By Parish Howard

Jefferson familiar with jets

LOUISVILLE, Ga. -- Flashing lights, streaming flares and whooshing booms in bright daylight or on a background of star-spangled night are nothing new, say rural residents of Jefferson County.
By Parish Howard

Friday, June 10, 2016

Officials continue debris search

LOUISVILLE, Ga. -- Armed military patrols continue to sweep the densely forested area east of Louisville where two fighter jets went down Tuesday night.
By Parish Howard

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Wreckage of 2 F-16s found

LOUISVILLE, Ga. -- The sky over Georgia Highway 17 east of Louisville was alive with planes and helicopters Wednesday as units from the South Carolina Air National Guard converged on the wreckage ...
By Parish Howard

2 pilots found after F-16s collide

LOUISVILLE, Ga. --Two South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 pilots who ejected from a midair collision over Jefferson County on Tuesday evening were found and appear to be in ...
By Parish Howard

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Glascock man's pond gives children chance to gain love of fishing

For 20 years, Henry Olin Mathis has opened his private pond to the children of Glas­cock County, and the last week of school means elementary students line the banks learning how to fish.
By Parish Howard

Monday, May 30, 2016

Louisville marker tells chapter from Civil War

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - A long-awaited marker has been erected just off Georgia Highway 24 outside Louisville where nearly 28,000 soldiers crossed the Ogeechee River about 152 years ago.
By Parish Howard

Friday, May 20, 2016

Glascock suit reveals insurance shortfall

A nearly 7-year-old claim of wrongful dismissal was settled last week when Glascock County agreed to pay a former employee $50,000.
By Parish Howard

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Region seeks new gator trapper

Through May 16, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will be accepting applications for a nuisance alligator agent trapper for the greater CSRA.
By Parish Howard

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Man fatally shot in Wrens

WRENS, Ga. - A 31-year-old Jefferson County man was found dead Tuesday morning with a gunshot wound to his chest.
By Parish Howard

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Wildness of Ogeechee attracts adventurer

LOUISVILLE, Ga. — There is a call that some men feel in their marrow, an aching pull that lures them away from other men and into the unknown. Bill Allen has been following it off-trail most of ...
By Parish Howard

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Home work digs up cannonball

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Larry Fincher was working on building a driveway and the footing for a garage last week when he turned up two antique glass bottles and what appears to be a cannonball.
By Parish Howard

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Ex-politician looks to olives as next crop for Georgia

What do olives, biological-chemical warfare, Georgia politics and a former Jefferson County Christmas tree farm have in common? Mary West.
By Parish Howard

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Students, staff being tested for TB at Louisville Academy

On Monday the school put out an all call to parents who have children at the elementary school and sent letters to both the parents of children who shared classes with the infected students, and ...
By Parish Howard

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Rural mural celebrates Glascock County

GIBSON, Ga. - It is a symbol of all the things the people of Glascock County value about living in one of the smallest, least populated and most rural counties in Georgia.
By Parish Howard

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Late kicks sends Warriors to state semifinals

With just 4 seconds on the clock, sophomore kicker Evans Hodges kicked a field goal to beat Rabun County 31-28 and send his Warriors to the semifinals for the first time in school history.
By Parish Howard

Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

Teen finds healing through coon hunting

Hutch Wheeler's road back from depression led through innumerable swamps, chasing baying hounds through mud and briars, avoiding snakes, overgrown creeks and thickets so dense wild hogs think ...
By Parish Howard

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Plant to add 115 jobs in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - In four months, Coastal Meats plans to have about 115 new jobs filled and employees at work in its new chicken processing facility, which will occupy the old Forstmann plant near ...
By Parish Howard

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

Jefferson County works on stamina

Midway through last season Jefferson County High School's coaching staff made some adjustments to its offense and averaged more than 50 points in the final five games.
By Parish Howard
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