Marine veteran to receive Silver Star — 60 years later
His award took 60 years to get here, but Dr. James Nicholson, Greenville physician, was notified last week by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus that he has been awarded the Silver Star medal “for gallantry in action on 22 April 1951.”
'Fairy tale come to life'
It’s been three days since Prince William and Kate Middleton were married and the electricity from the event is still running high in London, says a former county titleholder living and working there.
They now live halfway around the world from each other, but a friendship that began when they were Greenville High School students has continued to grow.
Keeping soldiers cool
Troops deployed to the Middle East often face hot temperatures of 130 degrees and higher, but Kimberly Stewart’s Family and Consumer Science class is doing their best to help keep the soldiers cool.
Heading to Super Bowl XLV
It almost sounds like a mad scientist’s psychology experiment; take a bus filled with rabid Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers fans on their way to the Super Bowl, strand them on a frozen North Texas highway for several hours in the middle of the night and watch what happens.
Some people might say that Schelly Porter is “special,” and to a certain extent, they would be right, but the definition of special refers to Porter in more ways than just the one.
On a new mission
American Heritage Girls, originally founded in Ohio, has spread to Texas and now girls of Hunt County have a local chapter they can join, thanks to Kristi Swanson.
Spirit of the Radio
Dale Allen, known as “Radio” Dale by many in the community, has been collecting radios and radio related items for the last 20 years, though he has been repairing them for far longer than that.
Ticled to be back
A mysterious disappearance case which had captured the imagination of all of the workers inside the Hunt County Courthouse for several days came to a close Tuesday, with the return of a short, bright red, furry creature.
Not of infamy, but of honor
December 7, 1941 may well be forever remembered as a date that will live in infamy, but December 7, 2010 will be remembered as a day when a local veteran received a surprise visit and some special recognition.
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