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opinion

  • August 23rd 1:49am
    Uncle Sam Could Do Better

    The Aug. 11 Open Forum article by Thornton Parker paints a very rosy picture. In 2010, Uncle Sam gave the residents of Rockingham County about $650 million by his calculation.

  • August 23rd 1:45am
    A General’s Farewell

    WASHINGTON — I’ve observed many funerals over the last decade in Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. Last week I went for what, God willing, was the last.

  • August 23rd 1:42am
    The 10 Cannots

    Twenty-one years ago, in mid-August 1993, an orthopedic surgeon named George White penned a simple yet clear missive to The Winchester Star, the DN-R’s sister paper to our north, outlining a sound philosophy for how men should think that applies not just to Americans in their everyday lives, but as well to the elected officials with whom we entrust the public weal. We repeat this piece each year as a reminder.

Death Notices

Mary L. ‘Liz’ Bodkin
 
Liz Bodkin of Bridgewater died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.
 
Arrangements are by Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater.
 
Pearl A. Breakiron
 
Pearl Alt Breakiron, 74, of Uniontown, Pa., and formerly of Petersburg, W.Va., died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.
 
Arrangements are being handled by Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg, W.Va.
 
Bobby L. Crider
 
Bobby Lee Crider, 39, of Linville, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at his residence.
 
Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway is handling arrangements.
 
Mary T. Fetherolf
 
Mary Therese Hiss Asplund Fetherolf, 87, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Bridgewater Nursing Home.
 
Arrangements are by Kyger Funeral Home.
 
James W. Hite
 
James Wilson “Jim” Hite, 70, of Dayton, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center.
 
Arrangements are by Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater.
 
Bessie L. Merrill
 
Bessie L. Merrill, 88, of Harrisonburg, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at her home.
 
Arrangements are being handled by Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.
 
Helen E. Shifflett
 
Helen Elizabeth Shifflett, 88, of Grottoes, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at her home.
 
Arrangements are being handled by Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes.
 
Amanda L. Smith
Amanda Lynn Smith, 46, of Breckenridge, Colo., and formerly of Harrisonburg, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Colorado.
Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements.
 
Elizabeth A. Smith
 
Elizabeth Ann Smith, 48, of Broadway, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at her residence.
 
Arrangements are being handled by Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway.
 
Virginia M. Stover
 
Virginia Mae Stover, 100, of Broadway, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at her home.
 
Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway is handling arrangements.

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