This summer brings a hotbed of activity as local history organizations, including the Jackson County Historical Society, commemorate devastating Civil War events that took place here in 1863. Specifically, martial law was enforced by the Federal military under “Order No. 11.” See the society’s online calendar at jchs.org, or ordernumber11.org for more details.
OK, time for a question from English class.
Wait. They haven’t taught that for years. It’s given way to something called language arts, despite no evidence that fuzzy language helps sharpen young minds. Maybe that’s part of the problem.
Despite the Boston Marathon tragedy on April 15, many warm, feel-good stories evolved.
One was the proud slogan “Boston Strong,” which characterized the city’s resilience, determination and solidarity.
Many people have no idea how important it is to be familiar with the plants to place in their yards and gardens. While many are beautiful and so tempting, some are potentially devastating to nearby woodlands, fields or streams.
Now is a good time, during this current bull stock market, to explore the tax advantages of making gifts of appreciated stock to support your favorite charities.