An American Hero

 Posted by at 12:13 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 052019
 

Given the patriotic theme of this week, I wanted to repeat a blog from a few years ago about one of the men who fought to give us the freedoms we have in the country. On a trip through South Bend, Washington, I stopped to pay my respects to an old friend. Bob Bush owned […]

Jan 262019
 

At Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate, Kentucky, we came across the grave of an American hero who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. Born in New York in 1898, Nelson B. Klein joined New York’s 69th National Guard, also known as the “Irish Brigade,” during World War I and served in France with […]

Jul 132018
 

Buford Pusser was a true American hero. He stood his ground and held true to his ideals in the face of bribes, threats, violent physical attacks, and tragedy. He left his mark on southwestern Tennessee and in the annals of American law enforcement, and though he died much too young, his legend lives on. Born […]

An American Hero

 Posted by at 12:32 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 182015
 

When we were in South Bend, Washington Wednesday, I stopped to pay my respects to an old friend. Bob Bush owned the first office I rented for my first newspaper in Grays Harbor, Washington, a lifetime ago. He was a successful businessman who taught me a valuable lesson that has served me well over the […]

May 262014
 

There is a debt we can never repay, as individuals or as a nation. A debt that continues to grow every minute of every day. It is the debt we all owe to our servicemen and women. There is a popular sentiment that has been floating around a long time that says: “A Veteran – […]