Thursday, October 6, 2011
Newspapers still kicking
I still remember how excited I was to see my first story in print with my byline.
It was in my high school newspaper, The Aggie Bark.
Close to Nowhere
Thanks, Mr. Bill
Mr. Bill has been at our house for a while now. We’ve needed general repairs and upkeep for some time and since Pop’s health is no longer what it once was, he found Bill Marion (in our classified ads).
It’s been wonderful! Mr. Bill and his crew have done all those things outside that Pop couldn’t do -- like moving my picnic table from the sloping back “yard” and putting it on the deck where we could actually use it.
Talk about a stacked deck of cards
If you feel like you unfairly received a speeding ticket recently, welcome to the new way city and state governments meet their budgets.
Fearful of enraging voters with a tax increase, city councilmen and state legislators are increasingly turning to various fines to pay the bills.
Please take time to remember our local “heroes,” who are serving in war zones around the world.Susan Ash, Navy, Middle East
Immanuel Betts, Marines, 2nd tour, Afghanistan
Chad Bowman, Afghanistan
Houston Brimmage, National Guard, Iraq
Frederick D. Brown, Army, Afghanistan
Shanika Buffington, National Guard, Iraq
B.J. Butler, Army
Wesley Crutcher II, Afghanistan
John Davis, Army, Iraq
John Westley Day, National Guard, Iraq
Michael Dunworth, Navy, Iraq
LaCourtney Ellis, Army, Afghanistan
Tiffany Erwin, Army, Afghanistan, now in Iraq
Charles Fairbairn, Army, Iraq; now in Afghanistan
Wayne Gowland, Army, Iraq
Jarod Grimes, Army, Iraq
Jorty “Bubba” Holmes, Army, Iraq
Lee (Brandon) Hutchens, Marines, Iraq
Sammie Ivy, National Guard, Iraq
Jason Janicki, Army, Iraq
Robert Jordan Jr., Army, Iraq
Scott King, Navy, Afghanistan
LaVandes Lester, Marines, Iraq
James Light, Army, Afghanistan
Sale T. Lilly IV, Navy, Afghanistan
Antione McNeil, Army, Iraq
Chad Minor, Air Force
Will Olita, Navy, Arabian Sea (Afghanistan)
Chadwick (Chad) Phillips, Army, 2nd tour, Iraq
Scott Poff, National Guard, 2nd tour, Iraq
Deron Randolph, Marines, Iraq
Darryl Wayne Ricks, National Guard, Iraq
Candace L. White, Army, Afghanistan
Justin Sanders, Army, Iraq
Cody Sanderson, Air Force, Iraq
Mitch Swann, Army, Iraq
Landon Tucker, National Guard, 2nd tour, Iraq
Chauncy Turnage, Army, 2nd tour, Iraq
Supporting Our Troops
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