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Contributing ColumnistCongressional leaders have not passed a federal budget in four years and have continued to kick the can down the road with continuing resolutions rather than solve America’s spending and debt problems. If major corporations operated in that manner,...
Behind every hero, there is a story. As for Roy Bates, a local hero, his story about his battle in the Korean War and his recent honor is one that is memorable. When an American flag arrived at the Bates’ home last week, the entire family was...
When John Back, an aviation boatswain’s mate in the U.S. Navy, wanted to surprise his sons after returning from a deployment, he had something low-key in mind. Instead, the staff and faculty at Shearer Elementary had bigger plans. Back surprised...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Education, U.S. Navy, Students
Contributing WriterAs I pushed a cart through the grocery store looking for items on my shopping list, I saw movement in another aisle that caught my attention. Another man pushing a cart was looking for items on his shopping list. But there was a difference. He appeared to...
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Pioneer Playhouse, Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theatre, is teaming up with the Danville Sister Cities Commission to bring a slice of Ireland to the Bluegrass with the premiere next season of “The Search for Tinker Doyle,” a new play by...
I would like to respond to Gil Russell, who wrote that I need to “grow up.” Russell, and those who think as he does, needs to accept the facts. According to most polls and economic analysts, 67 percent of Americans, many who are Republicans,...
In a recent letter, Roger Bowman stated, “Gil Russell needs to accept the facts.” Mr. Bowman played a little loose with the facts himself. He missed the entire point of my recent letter. I was not defending Bush, I was stating that Mr. Obama...
It amazes me that some people continue to insist that President John F. Kennedy began our involvement in Vietnam. He did not. That is simply untrue. I urge and encourage these apparently uneducated people ignorant about how our involvement in Vietnam...
Contributing ColumnistAs another Labor Day came and went, I found myself wondering whether this important national holiday has lost some of its original meaning. The U.S. Department of Labor explains on its website that Labor Day is “a creation of the labor movement...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgKlingshirn completes pre-deployment training Marine Corps James M. Klingshirn, son of Shelia R. Klingshirn of Wilmore and James H. Klingshirn of Orlando, Fla., and fellow Marines assigned to Headquarters and Service Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics,...
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March 5, 1961 “The Big Bounce,” a sound-color film on the development of the Echo I satellite, was show by Morris Futrell at Friday’s meeting of the Winchester Rotary Club at the Old South Inn. The Echo space unit was launched last...
Tags: Elections, Human Interest, Politics
The Winchester SunToday is Presidents Day, and being an American history enthusiast, I thought of the following presidential trivia questions. Let’s see how many you can get right. The answers are below. Questions: 1. Which president of the last 20 years is a...
Tags: Gerald Ford, Woodrow Wilson, Richard Nixon, Government, Politics
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