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    Lefty going to give it a try

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is going ahead with his Phoenix Open title defense after testing his ailing lower back Wednesday at Whisper Rock. He first felt soreness in his back two weeks ago in Abu Dhabi, and then withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open on Friday after making the cut at Torrey...

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    Berkman, Six-time All-Star retires at 37

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports

    HOUSTON (AP) — Six-time All-Star Lance Berkman is retiring after 15 seasons in the major leagues. Berkman finished a .293 career hitter with 366 home runs and 1,234 RBIs. The 37-year-old Berkman was the first overall pick by Houston in 1997 out of Rice, and played 12 seasons for the Astros. He played 1,879...

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    Nascar: Maurice Petty finishes family tree

    by  • January 30, 2014 • Sports

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Petty dynasty is now completely represented in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Maurice Petty has been formally inducted into the Hall, joining his father, brother and cousin as members of the exclusive group. “The Chief” was inducted by brother Richard Petty, the seven-time NASCAR champion and member of the...

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    All charges dropped against former Patoka police chief

    by  • January 29, 2014 • News

    All charges against a former area police chief were dismissed in Marion County court Wednesday morning, without prejudice. Beau Frazier had been charged in Marion County court with multiple counts of felony official misconduct and one count felony theft, when the state’s attorney’s office claimed he failed to turn in five traffic citations and...

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    Obit: Frances Nalewajka

    by  • January 29, 2014 • Obituaries

    PHOENIX, AZ — Frances J. Nalewajka, 90, of Phoenix Az, and formerly of Junction City, passed away on January 27, 2014, at Constant Care Group Home in Phoenix Az. Frances was born in Washington County on October 4, 1923, the daughter of Frank and Rose (Szezeblewski) Kachuba. She married Henry Nalewajka at St. Michael...

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