Eddie Spencer, WWII veteran, was the speaker at the Saulsbury Memorial Day program. He served under Gen. George Patton and was engaged in five major battles. At one point he was in combat for 550 straight days.
Memorial Day originated in 1868. Originally it was a day when Union veterans decorated the graves of the Civil War dead with flowers. This first “Decoration Day”, as it was called, was held on May 30, 1868. The South originally refused to join the... more
Gerald Nichols of the Marine Corps League played Taps after members of American Legion Post 198 had placed the memorial wreath honoring Middleton’s war dead.
Approximately 50 people attended as American Legion Post 198 held its ninth annual Memorial Day program in Middleton. The first portion of the program is normally held at the Veteran’s Wall outside city hall. It was moved to the Community Center... more
Marine Jim Cordes, who has served in Afghanistan, addressed those in attendance at the VFW Memorial Day ceremony in Bolivar
“We honor them with our services, we honor them with our legacies, we honor them with our prayers,” Jim Cordes, U.S. Marine who served in Afghanistan said. “Today is not a day for those of us who made it home. It is for those who returned home in a... more
This is the second of a 4 part feature about a two day canoe trip down the Hatchie River We occasionally rested in the shade of a maple or a willow, and drew forth a melon for our refreshment, while we contemplated at our leisure the lapse of the... more
It has been considered one of TV’s greatest losses in the last decade and rightly so. David Letterman announced in 2014 he was retiring from CBS in 2015 and his last show was everything viewers expected. Letterman had Bill Murray for his final... more
Blackie (#8159) is an adult male, Labrador mix.  He is approximately two years old and weighs 75 pounds.  Blackie is heartworm positive and will have to be treated.  While going through treatments, he will need to be in a calm environment where his... more
Eddie Spencer, WWII veteran, was the speaker at the Saulsbury Memorial Day program. He served under Gen. George Patton and was engaged in five major battles. At one point he was in combat for 550 straight days.
Gerald Nichols of the Marine Corps League played Taps after members of American Legion Post 198 had placed the memorial wreath honoring Middleton’s war dead.
Marine Jim Cordes, who has served in Afghanistan, addressed those in attendance at the VFW Memorial Day ceremony in Bolivar

Esther P. Roché

Esther P. Roché, age 94 of Orange Park, Florida, formerly of Olive Branch, Mississippi, departed this life Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Orange Park Medical Center.

Church Happenings

ELCANAAN BAPTIST CHURCH 226 Jackson St., Whiteville; Sunday School – 9:30 a.m., Morning Service – 11 a.m., Children’s Church, Wednesday 5:30 p.m., Bible Study Wednesday 6 p.m.

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