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A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
it to fourth and fifth-graders to answer the call to help troops overseas this
footballs, cards and games, 39 troops from Ohio who are serving overseas are
sure to have a brighter holiday thanks to the students at Crissey Elementary.
want to be able to give back to the community, and one of the things that we do
is called ‘Adopt-a-Platoon,'" explained Mark Clair, co-owner of the Retirement
Guys. "So we've adopted a platoon: the 838th Military Police."
Retirement Guys teamed up with the fourth and fifth grade classes at Crissey
for the project.
knew that a bunch of people in my family have been in the Army, and I know how
they felt," said Trey Materni, in the fifth grade. "My cousin, he just got back
a year ago from fighting in the war in Afghanistan, and now he is in Florida,
and I knew how they felt. Sometimes it doesn't go well for them. So I thought
if I got them some of those presents, that they would have more fun."
kids wrote cards to the troops, and each of them will receive handmade
stockings, on top of all the other goodies.
the adults, the outpouring of support is proof that kids have the biggest
kids are the most amazing kids I think I've ever taught," said Anjanette
Newcombe, a math teacher. "They're kind, they're caring, they're considerate.
They give even though they don't have a lot at this school. And a lot of them
bought some of these presents with their very own money, and that says a lot
about these kids and that's a typical Springfield kid."