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  • Alpharetta Boy Scout Helps Save Dad, Gets Medal

    An Alpharetta Boy Scout is being hailed a hero after rescuing his father during a family fishing trip. Twelve-year-old Adam Puckett was nominated for the prestigious National Medal of Merit for his quick and thoughtful actions while a fishing trip with hi...
  • Scouts celebrate 101 years — and counting

    More than a century ago, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated on Feb. 8, 1910 under the laws of the nation’s capital. Later that year, 34 representatives of boys’ work agencies met in a temporary national headquarters in New York to develop plan...
  • An ideal Eagle Scout: Golden eagle visits Court of Honor in Mendon

    Boy Scout troops in Mendon welcomed a special guest to their Eagle Scout Court of Honor on Saturday. Nizhoni, a golden eagle believed to be about 30 years old, was presented at the ceremony as an "ambassador for her entire species" and a symbol of the qua...
  • VMI superintendent to speak to Eagle Scouts

    Gen. J.H. "Binnie" Peay III, superintendent of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, will be the keynote speaker at the Boy Scout Eagle Club Recognition Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 17 at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. A reception will be held ...
  • Scouts race to finish Pinewood Derby

    Cub Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America and their families met to race their cars at the Pine Wood Derby at Combat Center’s Scout Hut Jan. 29, 2011. Eager Cub Scouts from Pack 78, with help from their parents, made cars from blocks of pine wood to race ...
  • Troop 1 Spends the Day Celebrating 100 Years

    National Scout Day had more meaning this year than ever before for Paducah's Troop 1, centered at Grace Episcopal Church in downtown Paducah. Scouting in America is celebrating 100 years and so is Troop 1. Nationally only five other troops can make this c...
  • Boy Scouts Pay it Forward with Food Drive

    Boy Scouts from around the state are celebrating their 101st anniversary by sponsoring a food drive on Saturday. Troops from Metro Phoenix and Tucson will be delivering empty grocery store bags to neighborhoods and encouraging people to fill them up with...
  • Weather or Not: Snow is apt setting for Scouts' annual Klondike Derby

    While enjoying a hot lunch after a few hours of outdoor activities last weekend, members of Cub Scout Pack 595, in Westminster, could barely control their excitement about this year's Scouting Klondike Derby event. "Epicness!" one yelled. "Awesome," sai...

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