JEERS to the person or persons responsible for beheading the tiger statue in Shadyside. It's enough to make a person roar with frustration at such destruction - let's hope the head is
returned and the statue can be repaired.
CHEERS to the signing of the Smith-Lever Act 100 years ago next Thursday, because it established Cooperative Extension, which has helped an untold number of adults and youngsters.
CHEERS to the 140th Kentucky Derby scheduled today. Sometimes call "The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports," the event over the years has made the first Saturday in May interesting.
CHEERS to Sheila Slezak, a Harrison County woman, who organized Dogs 4 Warriors, which trains dogs to be given to veterans to help them in dealing with post-traumatic stress
JEERS to the overheated jail cell in which a mentally ill, homeless former Marine died in New York. Jerome Murdough, 56, was buried last Saturday after his cell overheated to at least
100 degrees, apparently caused by malfunctioning equipment.
Reportedly suffering from schizophrenia and a bipolar
disorder, he didn't open a small window in his cell as other
inmates did, and he hadn't been checked on for at least four
CHEERS to the third graders at St. Mary Central, Martins Ferry, for their biography reports and presentations in which they portrayed the person about whom they wrote. This project
and the annual Famous Americans activity at Union Local help
students have fun while learning.
CHEERS to the Yorkville-Tiltonsville-Rayland Coalition which benefits residents and village governments in that area.