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Celebration Of Service Friday (#29)

*I usually focus on people for my Celebration Of Service articles but military symbolism is worthy of reflection. I ran across this bit of history and thought it was interesting, so I decided to share it. 1,031 more words

Believe it: First words spoken on the moon were almost 'War Eagle!'

Forty-six years ago today, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon, where he uttered the famous phrase, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” 149 more words


The Loveliest Village on The Plains

Auburn, Alabama is often referred to as The Loveliest Village on The Plains. This nickname was taken from Oliver Goldsmith’s poem “The Deserted Village.” Auburn is a unique town, and a somewhere that has always been a special place to me because it is where my dad was born and raised, but lately, this love has taken much deeper roots. 687 more words

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A Tribute To My Father

My father, daddy to us, was born into a poor family of dirt farmers, in Chilton County, AL, back in 1916. He was the baby of nine children. 858 more words

Baseball: Oak Ridge’s Baker named to All-American team

Luken Baker was nationally honored once again on Friday for his prolific senior season on the baseball diamond.

The recent Oak Ridge graduate was named to Baseball America’s first-team All-American squad as a utility player.  43 more words