It is surprising that the small town of Zeigler provided over 450 men to the military during the war efforts, and the board was later replaced with a stone monument that honored those who lost their lives in the wars. As the years passed the demand for coal continued to dwindle as did the population of Zeigler and today the town has a population of 1700, and is a mere shell of what it once had been. Today there is not a trace of the large coal mine, the mine office in the circle, or the hospital and company store..

His talent was evident at a very young age. Having grown up in the metropolitan Kansas City Missouri Kansas area (Mission, Kansas), he had opportunity to meet a very highly regarded international American Regionalist artist who saw in him a unique ability. At only age 7, he received encouragement from that famous Kansas City artist, Thomas Hart Benton.

Dorothy and Mike Garrett have been our main cat fosterers ever since Dorothy co established the Haida Gwaii Branch of the BC SPCA in 1987. Dorothy and Mike have been providing the Haida Gwaii SPCA with space in their guest house (at no charge) as a cat fostering facility for over twenty five years. Now they are transitioning to a very well deserved retirement and have sold their guest house.

Ellingson later started yelling obscenities and began jerking away from the officer, freeing her right hand from a handcuff, police said. She was taken to the ground by police and re handcuffed, police said. Her bond was set at $1,000 with a notice to appear in court Dec.

In this April 14, 2016 photo, activist and Soft Landing founder Mary Poole works at home in Missoula, Mont. Haunted by the 2015 photo of a Syrian refugee boy washed ashore in Turkey, she and members of her book group asked: Why not bring a small number of Syrian families to Missoula? “It wasn’t even a grain of sand in my brain that people wouldn’t want to help starving, drowning families. I didn’t do this to be controversial.

If so, he would join a motivated group who head two mornings a week to SUNY Maritime College in the Throgs Neck area of the Bronx for early morning physical training under the watchful eye of a Marine gunnery sergeant. Army 2nd Lt. Sean Wilkes (CC’06), who as an undergraduate played a pivotal role in advocating for the return of NROTC, working with the University administration and lobbying fellow students and alumni about the merits of the program, said the inscription on Low Library bearing the phrase “for the advancement of the public good” had inspired him, showing him that “Columbia was not a place of mere quiet contemplation, this was a place of action and dynamism.”.