Tag: Memorial Day

Tony Wright: How have our veterans been treated?

One day a year we set aside a special day, Memorial Day to celebrate our men and women who have who have lay aside their own lives to protect ours


Rusty E. McGuire: Sons & fathers

I remember my father’s struggle when I told him I volunteered to serve in Iraq


Jim Bishop: Memories, pressed between the pages of our lives

On this Memorial Day weekend, I ask openly, why are memories so important to us earthlings? Maybe that’s not the proper way to phrase the question. Some people may go out of their way to suppress certain memories. For others, their minds are playing nasty tricks on them as victims of Alzheimer’s disease. I need […]


Sanford D. Horn: Obama in Chicago on Memorial Day? Really?

Column by Sanford D. Horn Submit guest columns: freepress2@ntelos.net   Does Barack Obama have no sense of history? Does he have no sense of respect for the fallen who gave their all? Does he have no sense of decorum? Does he have no sense of right and wrong? Does he have no sense? Just when […]


In the News

– Local News: Expect delays on I-64 between Afton and Crozet – Local News: Staunton PD needs help in solving hit-and-run – Local News: BRCC breaks ground on tech center – Event: Memorial Day service in Waynesboro