Monthly Archives: November 2010

Newsletter Wins Award

Newsletter Editor Bob Ferrebee

Call him a one-man printing press. Four times a year, the scanner and three printers in Robert Ferrebee’s home office come to life for two or three days. When the machines cool down and the ink dries, the product is … Continue reading

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Over The Hump

Jim Livengood (1943)

During World War II, the men and women of Clarke County served in every major theater of the war.  Most served in the European Theater to help defeat Germany and Italy or in the Pacific against the Japanese. One young … Continue reading

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2010 Veterans Day Activities

Commander Bill Overbey is welcomed to the Veterans Day program by students of Boyce Elementary School.

Several Legionnaires from Post 41 along with the Clarke County Honor Guard participated in Boyce Elementary School’s Veterans Day Program. The entire student body gathered in the school’s gym to honor the local veterans. The students read original essays and … Continue reading

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Escape From A German POW Camp

Carmen Whetzel

Carmel Whetzel can’t recall how he and two of his barracks-mates got their hands on some wire-cutters – only that they did.  And one night in late March 1945, this essential tool of the prison-break trade performed admirably when the … Continue reading

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An Unmarker Grave

Deahl

Harry Russell Deahl was a World War I veteran who grew up in Clarke County and worked as a farm laborer most of his short life.  Recently, one of his relatives looking for Mr. Deahl’s grave in Green Hill Cemetery … Continue reading

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