Category Archives: News

Being All American in Missouri

There is so much that Americans can take pride in.  The country is full of good-hearted individuals who want to help their fellowmen/women and act on this.  Most recently there has been a huge effort, on the part of concerned citizens about those in need over Christmas and how most effectively to give to them […]

Happy Times at Hanauma

Barack Obama and his wife had a great time in Hawaii this Christmas.  They spent their vacation at one of their favorite spots – the Hanauma Bay Park – a 40 minute drive from their rented Kailu Beach holiday home.  Good for them as every year they go to the Park on a Tuesday; it’s […]

New Hampshire Inmates Bring Holiday Cheer to Seniors

Last week, a few jail inmates from the New Hampshire area did something really positive over the Christmas season.  They were taken out of jail for just long enough to sing Christmas carols to senior citizens in the neighborhood. They were hardly the most harmonious, delightful singers, but the thought was there.  And the residents […]

LA Music Awards

Earlier this week, the American Music Awards took place at LA’s Nokia Theatre. At the event, the country picked their favorite musicians.  Great music was heard, smiles were seen on the faces of the winners and fun performances graced the evening.  Nick Minaj and Taylor Swift won big time, with Swift taking three awards and […]

Wise White Rockians

While New Mexico’s White Rock town may be small geographically, it appears that it is rather large in the brain department.  Indeed, the 6,244 population of the town comes up pretty high on the academic scale. Indeed, almost 40 percent of adults living in White Rock have graduate degrees.  Next on the list is Eldorado […]

New Lake Champlain Bridge Opened

On Monday, literally hundreds of people gathered on Lake Champlain Bridge to snap photos and celebrate the reconnection of the communities located on either side of the lake. A much anticipated relief, the bridge will allow Vermont residents to return to their normal routines for the first time since the old bridge was closed in […]

Kevin Durant Plays Flag Football With Kids of OKC

On Monday, the NBA Star tweeted “This lockout is really boring…anybody playing flag football in okc… I need to run around or something!” George Overbey, a player on Sigma Nu fraternity’s intramural flag football team at Oklahoma State, replied immediately, with little hopes he’d actually hear back from from Kevin Durant. But he was wrong; […]

Amanda Knox Returns to Seattle

Amanda Knox has returned home to Seattle, Washington, following her acquittal of the murder of Meredith Kercher. Knox was interrogated and placed in an Italian prison in 2007 after her foreign exchange student roommate was found murdered in their apartment, and has finally been released and sent home. Feeling very emotional, Knox expressed her appreciation […]

Jellyfish Eat Up Fishing Business Along the Coasts of Alabama and Mississippi

Natural disasters have been popping up around the world recently, the latest of which being slightly unusual. Affecting fishermen and shrimpers along the coasts of Alabama and Mississippi, jellyfish have clogged the northern waters of the Gulf of Mexico. One year ago, the same fishermen were left to deal with the consequences of the BP […]