National Security: 1968

I recently read Robert Kurson’s best –seller “Rocket Men” about the historic journey of Apollo 8 to the moon. The mission occurred just before the end of 1968, which was such a tumultuous year in our nation’s history. In fact, some believe that the success of Apollo 8 “saved 1968” from an otherwise disaster. It got me to thinking where I was and what was happening that year. In April 1968, I turned 20. I was finishing my second year at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). That summer,…

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Glenn Keith Stahl

Glenn Keith Stahl, 73, passed at home on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. A native of Indianhead, Pa., Mr. Stahl had been a builder. He moved to Greenville from Orlando about a year ago. Stahl had been married to the love of his life, the former Jonell Mae Jones, for 53 years. To their union, two children were born. A true outdoorsman, Stahl loved tractor pulls, mud bogging and yard work. His love and memory will live on forever in the hearts of his devoted wife,…

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Community News 

Reunion hosts farmers market

Story Submitted Chef Art Smith and Reunion invites the community to another North Florida farmer’s market event, taking place on Sunday, June 24, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Smith Mansion, located at 121 NW Marion St., in Madison. On Wednesday, June 13, Reunion announced they have confirmed more than double the amount of vendors for this month’s farmer’s market. Smith and Reunion will be featuring a growing group of wonderful vendors, an educational coffee conversation from Florida’s own Maurice Moulton of Catalina Coffee, and a chef demonstration…

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Sports 

Local nine-year-old eyes rodeo future

Rick Patrick: Greene Publishing, Inc. Will Stewart is not unlike many nine-year-old youngsters. He enjoys swimming, fishing, video games and all the other activities one would expect a nine-year-old boy to enjoy. However, for young Stewart, there is another activity that causes his young face to light up when he speaks on the subject. Stewart is an avid rodeo competitor. After his first full season of rodeo competition, Stewart has already won ribbons in several rodeo events. Stewart has competed in barrel racing, pole bending, the goat ribbon pull and…

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