RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Tra Thomas

A collection of news and information related to Tra Thomas published by this site and its partners.

Top Tra Thomas Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • William Thomas Napier Martin IX, postcard collector

    William Thomas Napier Martin IX, postcard collector
    William Thomas Napier Martin IX, who with his wife became one of the world's largest collectors and sellers of period vintage postcards, died Wednesday of heart disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Havre de Grace resident was 71....
  • South Shore man, 74, fatally shot while talking to friend

    South Shore man, 74, fatally shot while talking to friend
    A 74-year-old man who neighbors say was a bedrock of his neighborhood was shot in the head and killed Friday night in South Shore, authorities said. The slaying took place on the 6800 block of South East End Avenue at about 7:15 p.m., Chicago Police...
  • Cecil's primary election features big fields for first county executive and an interesting judicial contest

    Cecil County voters, who did not take part in early voting, set to end Thursday, will get their chance to make their voices heard on the regular primary election day on Tuesday, April 3, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. This year is the first voting for offices...
  • In Theory: Do we bring tragedy on ourselves?

    The recent tornado in Oklahoma that killed 24 people and destroyed or damaged 12,000 homes has stirred up a row on social networking site Twitter. The day after the disaster, popular evangelical speaker and author John Piper tweeted two references to...
  • In Theory: What's our responsibility toward sweatshops?

    More than a thousand workers were killed in Bangladesh when a building used as a garment factory collapsed. It's alleged that a factory in China making products for Apple has nets installed to stop people leaping to their deaths after 18 suicides there....
  • In Theory: How do you teach children to pray?

    Praying is a central and vital part of religion. But how do you teach and explain prayer to children? Cheri Fuller, writing on churchleaders.com, says one way of explaining prayer to small children is to tell them that it's a conversation; and just as...
  • Bible in Obama inauguration on display

    Bible in Obama inauguration on display
    Millions of people got a long-distance view of the "Lincoln Bible," one of those used by President Barack Obama for his second inauguration on Monday. Starting tomorrow, you can get a closer look at the velvet-covered Bible that was used for Abraham...
  • Crescenta Valley High Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes 2013 class

    Crescenta Valley High Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes 2013 class
    LA CRESCENTA — While there was no official theme for Saturday evening’s sixth annual Crescenta Valley High Athletic Hall of Fame Induction ceremony at the school’s auditorium, perhaps excellence would fit the billing best. The 2013...
  • Charges 'best birthday present' says murder victim's daughter

    Charges 'best birthday present' says murder victim's daughter
    It was bittersweet when Tanya R. Thomas picked up the phone Friday night and heard a Chicago police detective's voice: “I’m calling to inform you of good news. We’ve made three arrests in your father’s murder.’’...
  • In Theory: Should Boy Scouts end ban on gays?

    The Boy Scouts of America has sent its members a survey as part of its ongoing debate over whether to repeal or continue its ban on gay members. Instead of asking for a simple yes or no, the questionnaire goes into depth on several topics, for example...
  • In Theory: How ready for isolation are you?

    Do you like ocean views, peace, quiet and solitude, and a captive congregation? Then the island of Tristan da Cunha could be perfect. It's advertising for a new parish priest — the previous incumbent left in 2010. There are some catches, though,...