Fauquier Native Frankie Gilmore was raised to respect the military

Fauquier Native Frankie Gilmore was raised to respect the military

Frankie Gilmore, Piedmont Communications with 103.1 WJMA Today’s Country and 105.5 & 95.3 SAM-FM (WOJL) Classic Rock, was raised being reminded by her father that she only has the freedoms she enjoys because of the men and women who fought and died for her. So,...
Poem: Spring

Poem: Spring

Saw a Robin today Bright yellow flowers Gonna make it Have wood soaking rains Wet spring Green grass Trees green Running up Turkey Mountain. World Too small Twenty-two hour flight Virus there Now here Wrapped in silver tube. T.V. talking head Have cabin fever Travel...
Hero’s Bridge puts new programs in place during pandemic

Hero’s Bridge puts new programs in place during pandemic

Hero’s Bridge, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving older veterans, has implemented four new programs for veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization recognizes that veterans older than 65 are traditionally an isolated segment of the population....
Memorial Day 2020: One Veteran’s Perspective

Memorial Day 2020: One Veteran’s Perspective

This year, Memorial Day really hits home. In the past, it’s always been the typical, “big-picture” holiday for me. Held in reverence, to be sure, but I never connected it to something personal. At 8:25 PM on May 19, Gerald “Peter” Hughes passed away peacefully. While...