I am deeply grateful for the confidence placed in me by all those who voted for me in the Senate District 23 race. I am particularly honored and humbled by the 36 percent of the electorate who saw fit to vote for me in my beloved town of Richmond, and by the 23 percent and 17 percent who voted for me in my neighboring towns of Dresden and Bowdoinham respectively. read more
Woman's wallet stolen with elderly mother's social security money
DRESDEN, Tenn. -- A West Tennessee woman who helps care for her sick family had her wallet and hundreds of dollars taken from her. Marisa Gallimore was wishing for a little birthday luck on Thursday, hoping whoever grabbed her wallet would see this story and return it.
Please, sir, can I have some more?
Amanda Palmer is looking at me with one raised, drawn-on eyebrow. The 38-year-old performance artist, provocateur and former lead singer of the punk band the Dresden Dolls has published a book called The Art of Asking, named after her famous Ted talk, and is every bit as ballsy as that suggests.
Way We Were: Muriel Morris and The Boar pub at Moddershall
MADAM, ? It was lovely to see the photographs of The Boar public house in Moddershall, which brought back fond memories for me and my family.We lived in Dresden and nearly every Sunday morning after church, my sister and I cycled with our dad Harry to the Boar. Most of it was uphill, as I remember.We had to get out of the way while mum and my sister Dee cooked the dinner in our very small ...
Way We Were: Joseph Bourne, of Dresden, was killed at the Somme...
MADAM, ? My wife's grandfather, Joseph Bourne, of Cobden Street, Dresden, was killed on the Somme on October 23, 1916, aged 26. He left three small children.Our son, Andrew Ellis, was determined to research his great-grandfather's death, so he contacted Joseph Bourne's regiment, the Lincolns, and their museum.From their archives, diaries, books and maps he was able to ascertain the movements of ...
Wall's fall was dream come true for Bayern boss
Bayern Munich boss and ex-East Germany international Matthias Sammer says the fall of the Berlin Wall, 25 years ago on Sunday, meant he could realise his dream of Bundesliga football. The opening of borders in Germany's capital on November 9, 1989 heralded the collapse of the communist German Democratic Republic (GDR). The 47-year-old is currently Bayern's director of sport, helping steer the ...
North Kent man served in both world wars
Albert Bishop, pictured in Dresden in 1940, holds his niece Sonya. Bishop served in both World Wars. (Submitted photo) During the moment of silence on Remembrance Day, the family of Albert Bishop will no doubt think about the kid with the big heart who went to war too young, survived the battles and then went back for more.
Amanda Palmer: ?I wish I hadn?t made a snap decision about Jian Ghomeshi?
The musician/provocateur on her new book, Lena Dunham and the "radical, violent brand of feminism" she despises
Amanda Palmer On 'The Art Of Asking'
The performer is both celebrated and attacked for it. She writes in her new memoir, "I am totally not afraid to ask. For anything."
Thank you for your support
I would like to offer my heartfelt thanks to the voters, my supporters and volunteers who were by my side these past months. I am especially grateful to all those who graciously opened their doors to me as I traveled throughout Sagadahoc County and Dresden during the campaign. It has been an honor to represent you in the Senate and I am pleased to have had the opportunity to be of service. read ...