Saturday, August 19, 2017
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  • Scouts Honor

    Pack 16 Livingston Cub Scouts recently held its Blue and Gold Banquet at the Ramada Inn on Route 10. This annual event is a celebration of the birth of Scouting in the United States and is one of the most popular of the year for the boys. It brings famili...
  • Pair earn Eagle Scout rank

    For Cameron Albrant it was the need to see the commitment through to the end and “to never quit.” For Johnathan Montgomery it was the sense of tradition and following in his brother’s footsteps. This dedication and perseverance helped Albrant and Mo...
  • Springfield firefighter, Boy Scout leader is 'Everyday Hero'

    Not everybody could work 40 hours a week as a firefighter and then spend another 20 to 30 hours volunteering as a role model for young men. Clint Hunt can and does; that's why he's an American Red Cross Everyday Hero. Back on Feb. 21, 2010, an unusual ...
  • Scout to build memorial to firefighter

    Max Jacobs, 16, was working on his Boy Scout fire safety merit badge at Fire Station 3 in Des Plaines last fall when he stumbled across the hidden cul-de-sac “Robert Coombs Court.” The Elk Grove High School sophomore looked into Coombs and discovered ...
  • Boy Scouts step up to help Boise River

    Amie and Rhonan Brownfield are counting on cottonwood saplings to help save one of the things they love about Boise — a river teeming with trout and shaded by trees with eagles’ nests. “As we grow as a city, we need to keep a balance between the urb...
  • Braintree Boy Scouts receive honors from town, state

    Four Braintree Boy Scouts received recognition from the Braintree Town Council last week and from state officials on Sunday for their community service projects that won them Eagle Scout Honors. John McKinley, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Egan, and Ryan Mathes...
  • Boy Scouts Honor Troops Headed To Iraq

    Family and Friends had a chance to say farewell to the National Guard 438th Signal Company and the 419th Battle Field Surveillance Battalion based out of New Castle Sunday. The troops were being deployed toIraq, 6News' Myrt Price reported. Before the troo...
  • Teamwork counts in Boy Scouts' Pinewood Derby in Visalia

    It all starts with a blank, rectangular block of wood. It ends up as a sleek model race car, an exciting race and, hopefully, trophies and certificates to show for the team efforts. That's was the atmosphere Saturday at the ninth annual Live Oak District ...
  • Eagle Scouts run strong in this family

    Two Warren Township brothers are following family tradition. Tom and George Peterson, both 14, on Sunday were presented Eagle Scout badges for separate projects at Millburn Central School in Wadsworth. The brothers are in Millburn Boy Scout Troop 87. Thei...
  • $77,000 raised at awards dinner for Coweta County Boy Scouts

    Dennis McEntire has been recognized with the Golden Eagle Award by the Flint River Council, Boy Scouts of America. The program honoring McEntire, general manager of Newnan Utilities, was part of the annual fundraising effort for Boy Scout programs in Cow...
  • Local Scouts Seek Supplies for Disaster Victims

    Troop 921 has a history of helping the community. Now it's focusing its efforts on aiding the people of Japan. Got an extra whistle or mini-flashlight lying around? Chatsworth’s local Boy Scout Troop 921 needs your assistance. Whether gathering suppli...
  • Good Monday Morning: King City Boy Scout cout saves a life - his mom's

    On a fall day in October, Joey Sturgill of King City was at home with his 50-year-old mother, Jennie. After returning from feeding their two dogs outside, he found Jennie lying face down on the dogs' bed. "She was cold to the touch," Sturgill recalled. "I...
  • Fly Like an Eagle

    The lyrics of the old Steve Miller Band song have never held so much meaning as they will on Sat., March 18. Four local scouts will celebrate their inauguration into the Eagle Scout program. Frank Madruson, 17, Braeden Stanley, 17, Andrew Radon, 18, and P...
  • Scout trio honored

    Last summer, Boy Scouts Laine Davis, Noah Martinez and Nick Juarez were joined by friend Noah Disabatino in rescuing a 16-year-old boy from drowning in the South Yamhill River. On Thursday, they told their story to a group of peers and adults at the first...
  • Brothers soar as Eagle Scouts

    Brothers Andre Marcel Davis and Austin Miles Davis recently became members of a very exclusive brotherhood. Marcel and Miles achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor attainable in the Boy Scouting program, with only about 4 percent of all Boy S...
  • Natural Land Institute donates land to Boy Scouts

    The Natural Land Institute, based in Rockford, has donated property to area Boy Scouts as part of an initiative to protect 84 acres of forested land and limestone bluffs at Canyon Camp north of Stockton. Jerry Paulson, executive director of the institute,...
  • Recently Returned Scouts Respond To Japanese Quake

    Having returned from Japan only last month, two local Boy Scouts were shocked to hear that the island had been hit by one of the worst disasters in the country’s history. The biggest earthquake ever recorded in Japan slammed the northeastern corner of t...
  • Original Boy Scout Camp, Co-Founder Dan Beard's Cabin Donated by Pocono Resort

    Woodloch Pines Resort and the Kiesendahl family are donating a piece of history to the boy scouts. The original Daniel Carter Beard cabin-home of the first Boy Scout Camp, located at Woodloch Pines will be dismantled and transported to the Goose Pond Boy ...
  • Hampton Boy Scouts show drive at Pinewood Derby

    Carefully crafted race cars whizzed by as their creators looked anxiously on, hoping to win first place in Saturday's annual Pinewood Derby. Hampton Cub Scout Pack 177 holds the event for boys in grades 1 to 5 and while only troop members could participat...
  • Scout Pack includes boys who recently have been homeless

    Go back to when you were 7 to 9 years old. Imagine if you didn’t have your own address, because you lived in a homeless shelter. Imagine if you’d seen your father strike your mother in the face. Imagine if people looked at you and wondered if what yo...

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