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Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

Stories from Saturday, February 5, 2005

Son tells story of father, real-life aviator (02/05/05)
Malcolm McHargue flew charter flights around the state during the late 1920's for the adventurous and early business travelers. He gave up flying to marry Fauneil Martin of rural Ferndale. When the flight instructor asked: "Are you ready to solo?" Malcolm McHargue had a sudden flash of fear and self doubt. Was he really prepared for the responsibility of bringing back to earth in one piece a very fine airplane that belonged to someone else?...
Step Ahead steps back (02/05/05)
- Funding cut family and community organization Vicki Switzer said her intial reaction in learning the Step Ahead process funding had been canceled was "Oh my gosh, what are we going to do?" According to Clay County's LEAAP, Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers, Center Web site, Step Ahead is a process, not a program, to help families, children and social agencies work together...
Setting flight standards and the scandals (02/05/05)
- The disappearing Brazil Lion The Brazil of 1931 was still feeling the effects of the Depression as the Chamber of Commerce struggled to create more business for the town and jobs for its citizens. The city, its officials and the community was looking for opportunities for the new year...