October 9, 2008
The overall championship of the Marshall Academy fast-pitch softball team carried me to the history book.
It was the school’s first since the basketball Patriots pulled off the high honor back in 1971.
Close to Nowhere
We’re going to Jackson...
This past weekend, the crew at our house, most of us anyway, headed out to Jackson (Miss.) to visit the dinosaurs again.
The Preacher’s Corner
Just glad when thermostat works
Last Sunday I thought we would have to turn on the heat for church, but as it turned out, it was a pleasant day and no heat or air-conditioning of any kind was needed. I hope we have several more Sundays like that for the fall.
Letters to the Editor
Where have all the patriots gone? After 9-11 everyone was a patriot, and flags were flying everywhere. Now I only see a few, and some of them are in poor condition.
Please take time to remember our local “heroes” who are serving in war zones around the world.
Welcome Home: Henry Jones, Jerry Richardson, James Marcus Anthony, Kevin Luse, George Frank Frayser, William Payton, Charles (Will) StanbackMark W. Clark II, Army, Iraq
Battle Ewing, Army, Iraq
Charles Fairbairn, Army, Iraq; now in Afghanistan
Jarod Grimes, Army, Iraq
Timothy Hardaway, Army, Iraq
Lee (Brandon) Hutchens, Marines, Iraq
Jason Janicki, Army, Iraq
Donnie Kirksey, Marines, Iraq
Matthew McArthur, Marines, Iraq
Michael McClatchy, Army, Iraq
George Merritt, Marines, Iraq
Chad Minor, Air Force
Chadwick (Chad) Phillips, Army, 2nd tour, Iraq
Deron Randolph, Marines, Iraq
Cody Sanderson, Air Force, Iraq
John Snow, Army, 2 tours Iraq, now in Afghanistan
Mitch Swann, Army, Iraq
Stephnie Taylor, Air Force, Iraq
Lynwood Turner, National Guard, 2nd tour, Iraq
Charles Weathersby, Marines, Iraq
Supporting Our Troops
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