In a world of war, sickness and pain it is sometime difficult to see the hand of God; much less believe that he rules over all the Earth and cares for us. I am reminded of a hit song from several years ago by Bette Midler, “From a Distance.” Now Midler doesn’t profess a particular faith, but what she articulates is of value. She sounds as if she is speaking for God when she said, “God is watching us. God is watching us. God is watching us from a distance.”
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is offering new students a one-stop enrollment opportunity Monday-Dec. 1. Express Enrollment week is an event to help students with one-on-one advising regarding application, financial aid and scheduling classes for the 2017 spring semester. Additionally, if a student has not taken a required placement test, that can be scheduled as well. Spring classes start Jan. 9, 2017.
The United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose (poisoning) deaths, according to the latest statistics from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses has increased 137 percent, including a 200 percent increase in the rate of overdose deaths involving opioids (opioid pain relievers and heroin).
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32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, spent nearly two weeks training in day and night live fire, Nov. 1-10, during Eagle Flight II exercise that was held at Fort Knox.
The woods of Molena were filled with a crisp breeze and the sounds of hundreds of Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets shouting encouragement and cheers to teammates as 1,100 cadets from 50 schools competed in the 2016 National Raider Challenge competition Nov. 5-6.
A Soldier assigned to the U.S. Transportation Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, died of injuries from a PMV-2 crash that occurred Oct. 30 in Tampa, Florida. The Soldier was operating a Kawasaki ZX-10 sport model with a Sailor riding as his passenger when his motorcycle went out of control on a curve and struck a guard rail. The Soldier was pronounced dead upon arrival at the local hospital and his passenger suffered serious injuries. Both were wearing PPE at the time of the accident.