Remembering my Uncle Johnny

Remembering my Uncle Johnny

John F. Bolton, my Dad’s brother, was born Apr. 17th in the year of 1917. He was the knee baby of three brothers and had been named after his gr...

July 29th, 2015 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


Registration for basketball league ends Friday

Registration for basketball league ends Friday

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at mharrelson@civitas...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Concerned Citizens to meet Tuesday

Concerned Citizens to meet Tuesday

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July 27th, 2015 |  


Attacks are a hint of things to come

Attacks are a hint of things to come

In recent weeks, I was ridiculed, harassed and belittled for my statement that I was the canary in the mine. That reference was to point out that I wa...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Two families to host reunions Sunday

Two families to host reunions Sunday

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July 24th, 2015 updated: July 24th, 2015. |  


American Red Cross blood drive Friday

American Red Cross blood drive Friday

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July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |  


Surviving the march and earning my stripes

Surviving the march and earning my stripes

In the Marine Corps of today, you have a 72-hour class that is called the Crucible — it is very intense training. In my days on Parris Island it...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Sandspur push-ups and water survival

Sandspur push-ups and water survival

The weeks of training came and went. I think it was about week four or five and we were at the rifle range. I had been made first squad leader —...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Kingdom Institute plans church dedication

Kingdom Institute plans church dedication

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at mharrelson@civitas...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Church salutes senior members

Church salutes senior members

Contributed photoHamlet First United Methodist Church held a party last weekend for members of 75-plus years of age to express appreciation for their ...

July 20th, 2015 |