here was lots of action on the Ocoee River this weekend. The river flows through the Southern Appalachian Mountains of the Southeastern United States. Whitewater competitions got underway this past Friday.Read More
At age 36, Travis received a new heart. He will be speaking at the Rutherford Heart Walk 2018 in Murfreesboro, TN. He has also decided to get married to his fiance on the very same day... that is how much this heart walk means to him. That date, Sept. 22, 2018.Read More
Do to MRSA (Mer-sa), which is a staph infection, doctors had to amputate his right leg. After the surgery, he was wheelchair bound and fell into depression that lasted for years. Several years later it was an accident of falling down a flight of stairs that brought him out of that depression.
Hal Needham was the highest paid stuntman in the world. In his career, he broke 56 bones, his back twice, punctured a lung and knocked out a few teeth. His career has included work on 4500 television episodes and 310 feature films as a stuntman, stunt coordinator, 2nd unit director and ultimately, director.Read More
On February 14, 2018, I sat in my car in the pouring down rain as I focused on a man who refused to give up hope. At all costs, he was going to fight a disease he had been diagnosed with a little over ten years ago as if he were in the ring with Muhammad Ali.Read More
It was the car accident that landed him on prescription pain pills. When the doctor stopped writing prescriptions for the pills, he said that he needed to continue... so he did, eventually with heroin.Read More
This WWII Veteran has a rugged exterior standing about 6 feet tall with grit in his face that says tread lightly. The 89 year old U.S. Marine who now calls Murfreesboro, TN home has worked at the top secret Area 51 base, controlled and built heat seeking missiles and even ate dinner with President Truman. Now, he hands out teddy bears?Read More
The conversation I had in 2017 with a mother in need of a lung transplant who was more concerned about her son who was diagnosed with Leukemia. However, the news in 2018 is much better as the small child is NOW in remission!Read More