| Jun 2, 2012
| 1:53 PM
I recently came across a local newspaper headline from May 18, 1945, noting, "German Prisoners For Farm Work."
The idea that Carroll County was the home of German prisoners of war during World War II was nothing new to me. I had heard many oral...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:12 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Richard Dawson, the longtime host of "Family Feud" known for planting kisses on female contestants, has died, his son said in a statement Sunday. He was 79.
"It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my father passed away this...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:36 PM
(Reuters) - Richard Dawson, an actor and TV host best known for his work on the game show "Family Feud" and sitcom "Hogan's Heroes," has died from complications of esophageal cancer. He was 79.
The British-born actor died on Saturday atRonald Reagan...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It’s been 68 years since D-Day: A synchronized effort by allied forces to storm the beaches of Normandy and turn the tides of World War II.
While more than 150,000 troops fought on D-Day, thousands more – like Grand Rapids native, Roy May...
| Sep 19, 2012
On Sept. 13, the Arbutus Business and Professional Association celebrated the completion of the Leeds Avenue repaving project and the beginning of the East Drive repaving project with County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, many elected officials and community...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 1:34 PM
The sheer number of Americans listed as missing in action — more than 73,000 in World War II, 7,900 in Korea, hundreds during the Cold War, nearly 2,000 in Vietnam, and even on today's modern battlefields — is difficult to grasp.
| Sep 21, 2012
| 10:41 AM
A few dozen people gathered at the National D-Day Memorial Friday to remember Americans listed as missing in action and held as prisoners of war.
National POW MIA Recognition Day is observed nationwide on the third Friday in September. According to...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:12 PM
It was a good day to remember at the Indiana War Memorial.
A crowd gathered to honor the hundreds of Hoosiers who were held as prisoners of war or who remain missing in action. The theme of the National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony is “Until...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:30 PM
Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa.
"Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 1:36 AM
Clouds darkened the skies, reflecting the mood of a ceremony Friday morning honoring those who are still missing from battles overseas.
Naval Air Facility El Centro held its prisoner of war and missing in action ceremony Friday next to the POW/MIA...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Engraved bricks are being installed at Monument Circle to honor our Hoosier veterans.
A special ceremony was held Friday morning to kick off the campaign.
The first set of laser engraved bricks honor five veterans, including a Marine who lost both...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 3:03 AM
George Shinham keeps a 1924 silver dollar in a small box with his Purple Heart and his Prisoner of War Medal.
The 88-year-old Shinham said he and the coin have been through a lot since he picked it up as a young airman in 1943.
“I was carrying...