Latest Blog Entries

Jun 4, 2013

Summer's here and with the sun bearing down on you, a nice cold glass of tea or lemondae sure sounds, unless you visited a fast food restaurant for that beverage!

Thanks to a school project by a 12 year old, we now know what's in THAT cold glass of refreshment:  E. coli bacteria. YUCK!!

May 24, 2013

I think this takes the adage:  if the shoes fits… wear it. 

But 10 year old Kaylee got a taste of her own medicine when her parents made her wear some unusual clothing.

Kaylee is in 4th grade at Viewmont  Elementary in Utah and Kaylee used to think she was a “fashionesta” because she loved to let her school mates know exactly how well or unwell they dressed!

For the past few weeks, Kaylee has been teasing classmates about their clothes!  She told some of them you look trashy,  you dress like a slob, or your clothes look sleaszy!

May 23, 2013

At least one student was taken to the hospital last week after Powell Middle School officials discovered alcohol among a group of students shortly before school began, school officials said today.

May 22, 2013

If you'd like to help those devasted by the monster tornados in Oklahoma yesterday:
Text "REDCROSS" to 90999 (Red Cross) for a $10 donation
Text "STORM" to 80888 (Salvation Army) for a $10 donation or to help provide food for those in the area text "FOOD" to 32333 (Food Bank)

 

May 21, 2013
  • A recent drop in donations has a local organization pleading for the public's help.

    Mobile Meals delivers daily hot meals to hundreds of homebound seniors in Knoxville.

May 20, 2013

Recent Amber Alerts sent to cell phones have residents wondering about the new program and how they became automatically enrolled.

In the last few months, some of you are receiving AMBER Alerts on their cell phones as “emergency alerts”.

 

Beginning January 1, 2013, the Wireless Emergency Alert System was launched nationally by the Department of Justice and FEMA.

 

May 20, 2013

Just an incredible story from Danbury Texas-

That was where the tornados struck last Thursday. It was a powerful storm system  that spawned as many as 10  tornadoes tore through two North Texas neighborhoods, killing at least six adults. 

As of daybreak, seven people were missing in the town of Granbury, which is just outside Fort Worth, and at least one tornado was listed as an EF-4, which means winds can reach 200 mph.

May 17, 2013

At 4:54 pm ET on Wednesday, someone downloaded the 50 billionth app from Apple's online App Store.

Apple will give the lucky downloader a $10,000 iTunes gift card. The next 50 people to download an app after that will each receive a $500 gift card.

There was no immediate word from Apple on who won. Apple had a live countdown ticker on its iTunes Web page.

May 15, 2013

Here's a warning we want to pass along to parents. There's a new teen trend out involving salt and ice cubes.  It's called the Salt and Ice Challenge; so if you hear your kids talking about it or you see them watching a youtube video about it, stop them! It can be dangerous.

And it's sooo simple to do, which is why it seems "harmless."

"Kids mainly are taking salt and pouring it onto their hands or pouring it onto their skin and then applying ice,"

May 15, 2013

An Australian couple refinds love!