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Echoes & shadows: PTSD haunts some veterans many years after return

Echoes & shadows: PTSD haunts some veterans many years after return

November 10th, 2013 9:42 pm by Nick Shepherd

It was 3 a.m. in a stark desert and Operation Desert Storm was officially under way. When the order came to march, Lora Barker-Bowers was inside her tent. She took her magazine clips and emptied out all of the ammunition.

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UPDATED PHOTO: Recently homeless WWII vet tells war stories from new home

UPDATED PHOTO: Recently homeless WWII vet tells war stories from new home

November 10th, 2013 9:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOORESBURG — George Dean spent seven months and 13 days on the front lines without a break, fighting the Nazis in the months between D-Day and V-E Day.

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Typhoon deaths climb into thousands in Philippines

Typhoon deaths climb into thousands in Philippines

November 10th, 2013 7:01 pm by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

TACLOBAN, Philippines — Corpses hung from trees, were scattered on sidewalks or buried in flattened buildings — some of the thousands believed killed in one Philippine city alone by ferocious Typhoon Haiyan.

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World War II reunions poignant for dwindling number of veterans

World War II reunions poignant for dwindling number of veterans

November 10th, 2013 6:26 pm by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio — Paul Young rarely talked about his service during World War II — about the B-25 bomber he piloted, about his 57 missions, about the dangers he faced or the fears he overcame. “Some things you just don’t talk about,” he said.

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Atheist ‘mega-churches’ take root across U.S., world

Atheist ‘mega-churches’ take root across U.S., world

November 10th, 2013 5:59 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — It looked like a typical Sunday morning at any mega-church. Hundreds packed in for more than an hour of rousing music, an inspirational sermon, a reading and some quiet reflection. The only thing missing was God.

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Who was Lee Harvey Oswald? Many questions linger

Who was Lee Harvey Oswald? Many questions linger

November 10th, 2013 5:50 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Within hours of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, most Americans were familiar with the name Lee Harvey Oswald.

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Ministers back colleague at Pa. same-sex ceremony

Ministers back colleague at Pa. same-sex ceremony

November 10th, 2013 3:07 pm by Associated Press

About 50 ministers gave their symbolic support to a colleague facing sanctions from the United Methodist Church by participating in a same-sex wedding.

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Update: Two dead after shooting at Texas teen's birthday party

Update: Two dead after shooting at Texas teen's birthday party

November 10th, 2013 2:43 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

Celebratory gunshots fired at a girl's 18th birthday party triggered more gunfire that left two people dead, two critically injured and nearly two dozen injured in a shooting at a suburban Houston home, authorities said Sunday.

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D-B’s Knott named TSSAA 2012-13 State of Tennessee Bowling Coach of the Year

D-B’s Knott named TSSAA 2012-13 State of Tennessee Bowling Coach of the Year

November 10th, 2013 2:00 pm by Greg Peters

The focus of the award was the success she has had with the girls’ team. In 12 seasons, they've earned nine district championships, seven regional championships and an appearance in nine state tournaments.

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Gun shop looks to locate across from school, new ideas explored for Traders Village and other stories you may have missed

Gun shop looks to locate across from school, new ideas explored for Traders Village and other stories you may have missed

November 10th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the past week's important and interesting stories you may have missed.

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