For his World War II service as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied France, Charles Hostler received a Legion of Merit award from the U.S. and a French Legion of Honor. He also got something else: a scar on his forehead from the butt of a meat ax ... (Los Angeles Times)
They were the only people executed in the United States for Cold War espionage and went to their deaths as martyrs, and their innocence became a tenet of American radicalism over the ensuing decades. A complete obituary will follow in this space. (Los Angeles Times)
As political interference and censorship increased, Lyubimov occasionally produced opera in Europe, including Nono’s Al Gran Sole Carico d’Amore at La Scala, Milan (1975) and, in the early 1980s, both Tristan und Isolde in Bologna and Lulu in Chicago. (The Stage)
Robin (Andy) Soyars of South Hill, Va. and Lori Tanner of Norfolk, Va.; two brothers, Frank Tanner of South Hill, and Marvin Tanner of La Crosse; one sister-in-law, Loretta F. Weeks of Altomonte Springs, Fla.; devoted Aunt, Everlin Robertson; devoted ... (South Hill Enterprise)
Funeral service was held Monday, October 13 at 11 a.m. at Amity Baptist Church, La Crosse, Va. Interment Wednesday, October 15 at 11 a.m. at Virginia Veterans Cemetery at Amelia. Feggins Funeral Home, Inc., of South Hill was in charge of arrangements. (South Hill Enterprise)
Over the years I've pondered the meaning of trials and sorrow that my loved ones or I have endured. Some believe there are lessons to learn from hardship. I agree. In many instances we learn compassion, empathy, faith, trust, and humility. Our own choices will often lead to natural consequences that...
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