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Summary FORT McCOY -- About 1,300 members of Veterans of Foreign Wars posts statewide, family and supporters gathered at the 14th annual Veterans Village Barbecue Saturday to celebrate America's heroes and support the retirement facility. "(Our veterans) are incredible heroes. We want to honor those veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice and honor our veterans who make this a safe place to live and enjoy life," said Marion County Commission Chairman Carl Zalak in opening remarks. The day's events included a fundraiser barbecue at the Jim Carlisle Outdoor Pavilion, tours of the Veterans Village, a privately funded VFW independent living facility.
Summary ANDERSON, S.C. -- Behind the City Seed Store counter, sitting on a shelf behind Kay McCoy for 36 years, are about 100 distinctive jars that house heirloom seeds. "They seem to germinate a lot better when they've been in a burlap bag instead of a plastic one. I'm not sure why," said Gambrell, who prefers to shop at stores that share such details. The information exchange is the legacy of Kay's grandfather, who served as manager of the mill and later the seed store, and of her father, Robert Burriss III.
Summary For most of the day, Laura McCoy is either busy teaching a class of young Fort Wayne Community Schools students - or ushering the next class through the doors of her music room. For example, the districts agriculture teacher makes more than other teachers because she works an extended contract, he explained. The teacher oversees the districts agriculture science classes and FFA program.