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Joe and Sandy (Phillips) Sizemore are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Nov. 1, 1968, in Tri City and have lived in the Roseburg area on and off for 50 years. The Sizemores have been in ministry for 48 years. Joe is the current pastor at Renewed Ministry in Winston.

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Your travel plans for your upcoming holiday trip are set. All that’s left is to ensure that everything goes smoothly before leaving home and after arriving at the airport. As a result, it’s a good idea to make a checklist of the things you need to do in the weeks leading up to your trip.

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and I’m getting more and more excited every day. One thing that I like to do to pass the time and get my kids involved is to make some of my favorite Thanksgiving crafts. Here are some of my favorite crafts that I have found over the years. My kids and…

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A cloth banner hangs in Bonnie Schreiner’s home. It is white with a red border and gold star. The simple design is completed with her son’s name and branch of service, the U.S. Marine Corps. Known as the Gold Star Banner, this simple flag honors the ultimate sacrifice Stephen John Wilson mad…

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World War II dominated American life in the 1940s. Even tiny rural farm communities like those in Douglas County were deeply affected. For my mother, Martha Buell, childhood was shaped by war.

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Local World War II veteran, James "Hoppy" Hopkins, was captured in a picture which is now displayed at the WWII National Museum of the Marine Corp in Quantico, Virginia. The picture was taken in 1944 and not discovered until 1987 by one of his daughters, purely by accident.

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A world-wide epidemic caused by influenza viruses led to between 50 and 100 million deaths in 1918 and 1919 (as much as one in every 18 people). Because neutral Spain was not censoring news, it became associated with Spain, but its origins are more likely to be the U.S. or France.

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In the first part of December 1965, we left Subic Bay and headed north. It was time for our quarterly readiness exercise. This exercise involved loading strike aircraft, pilots manning their planes and positioning planes on the flight deck just as though they were about to fly off on a strik…

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I was drafted into the United States Army and served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969 before being honorably discharged. We were always doing search-and-destroy village sweeps. It required us to search through the village for the enemy and destroy anything that the enemy could use.