Jennie McGhan

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Plenty of places for pennies

There is no shortage of options for those who want to donate to the American Legion’s Penny-a-Day campaign.

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New officer on the road

A new police officer is getting to know local residents.

Cole hearing rescheduled

Cole pleads not guilty to DUI

Sunnyside’s superintendent of schools is looking at another hearing after pleading not guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol charges.

Murder trial reset to May

Domestic violence charges added

A Mabton man’s second-degree murder trial is scheduled to begin in May after an amendment to charges was filed yesterday in Benton County Superior Court.

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Gas prices good for the bottom line

Lowest fuel prices in eight years a boon for local economy

Fuel prices are the lowest motorists have seen since 2008. The national average was $1.78 per gallon this morning.

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Longtime councilman takes on mayoral role

After serving approximately 14 years as a city councilman, the city’s new mayor is taking on more responsibility, working with three new faces.

Coliform testing not conducted in November

Water supply deemed clean

Officials with the city sent out a letter to water users last month informing them their drinking water was not tested during November 2015.

School Board denies petition

An effort by parents to transfer their neighborhood along state Highway 22 from the Mabton to Prosser school district’s boundaries was denied by the School Board.

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Police nab two after chase

Gun found after residents aid search

Two men were detained by police yesterday following a pursuit through a local neighborhood yesterday.

New pre-trial release program in the works

A program intended to save the county money and protect the rights of low-risk offenders is set to begin next week.

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