“That was his favorite outfit,” his cousin, Charita Hale, said during a break in the trial. Lollar can be seen wearing those clothes in a photograph on his business card from the Decatur Barber and Braid Shop. Hale, who has maintained a vigil behind the prosecution’s table throughout the trial, said yesterday was one of the most difficult.
Among those watching Donald Trump’s inauguration as America’s 45th president Friday will be 62 students from La Jolla Country Day School. Talk about teachable moments. The students signed up months in advance, including one who requested a spot all the way back in the spring of 2015, well before Trump was viewed as a viable candidate for the Republican nomination, let alone a possible winner in the general election..
Her choice seems to reflect growing sentiment among the public that the weekly clap increasingly feels like a hollow gesture. Instead I’ll continue to march for it, protest for it, advocate for it, stay at home for it, most importantly, vote for those who actually support it. Not judging those who want to clap, but I’m out..
It was Wilkas, in his red, white and blue stocking cap, kissing Kenworthy, who had lowered his face mask to lean in for a quick smooch before heading up the lift. In Kenworthy mind, it was well overdue. In the days following the last Olympics, before the world knew he was gay and his claim to fame was saving stray dogs and bringing them home from Russia, he struggled with himself for not making that moment happen during his silver medal celebration.
Then there’s the issue of when words are used (abused) in order to bully or torment someone. Though this is more commonly done in the world of children, it happens to adults, too. Do these people have the right to say anything they want to anyone they want with the intent to hurt? By stopping their torturous tirade, are we infringing on their rights? No, these people have abused their right and moved right into harassment.
The biggest fight that year, however, and certainly the one that would be remembered the longest, could only be followed in Bangor by ear from the middle of Main Street. Hundreds of men in the popular caps of the era gathered in front of the Bangor Daily Commercial offices on April 5 to hear the results of the Johnson Willard fight all the way from Havana. Even if you don’t care for boxing, this event is a lesson in how the mass communications of the era worked..
In 1862, at the height of the Civil War, a woman named Sarah Pardee married William Wirt Winchester, son of Oliver Winchester, creator of the Winchester repeating rifle, and heir to his fortune. They lived happily in New Haven, Connecticut, and four years later, on July 15, 1866, Sarah gave birth to a little girl whom she named Annie. Unfortunately, the child contracted “marasmus” disease and died a short time later on July 24.