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Today In History

Saturday, Dec. 15, the 349th day of 2018. There are 16 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Dec. 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, went into effect following ratification by Virginia.
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'The Wall That Heals' to visit city

DLG Photography photo by Latosha Adams
There are a total of 58,195 names on The Wall That Heals, the same as on the full size Vietnam memorial on Washington D.C. The names are arranged in order of the date the given individual died in Vietnam.

BY GARY EXELBY gexelby@paragoulddailypress.com
The Vietnam War ended 43 years ago, but many of its wounds remain to be healed.
So a group of veterans have assembled to create "The Wall That Heals," a portable three-quarters scale replica of the Vietnam War Memorial

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Hampton's 41 leads MHS over Salem

Cole Turbeville / Daily Press
Marmaduke's Austin McCoy (30) shoot the ball over Salem's Gabe Miller at Chester Barner Sr. gym on Thursday night.

By Cole Turbeville cturbeville@paragoulddailypress.com
MARMADUKE -- A career night for Reesa Hampton fueled Marmaduke to a 71-33 blowout conference win over Salem on Thursday night at Chester Barner Sr. Gym.
Hampton poured in 41 points in just 21 minutes of action,. . . more »

Story Time singing

Gary Exelby / Daily Press
From front: Toby Jackson, daughter Taylor and mother Tabatha DeMent, mother Amy and daughter Anna Anderson sing along at Story Time in the Legacy Room of the Greene County Public Library. Story Time takes place every Monday and Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. On Dec. 19, at 10:30 a.m., Santa Claus is scheduled to be in the Legacy Room.

Selecting a Christmas tree

Dear Readers: O Christmas tree! Have you put yours up yet? There's still time. In fact, experts agree that a live Christmas tree shouldn't stay in your home for more than two weeks. Here are some hints for selecting a beautiful, live Christmas tree . . . more »