A local Boy Scout will honor a Whitehall native who has been missing in action for more than 60 years during a special ceremony held at American Legion Post 83 on Veterans Day. Michael Mattison, a senior at Whitehall High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 83, erected a pair of flagpoles outside [...]
A group of Navy veterans who served aboard the same ship during the Korean War visited Whitehall last week as part of their annual reunion. Nearly a dozen veterans who served aboard the U.S.S. Ammen during the Koren War took in some of the local sights, enjoying lunch at Finch and Chubb’s and stopping by [...]
if not for events; ‘wouldn’t be here today’ Bill Marmion does not have any stories from the battlefront. He feels that if he did, someone else would be telling them.
Richard Haydn Ellis, 76, of Gainesville, died Thursday, Feb. 21. Mr. Ellis was born in Granville on Jan. 23, 1932, to the late Richard and Vivian Morris Ellis. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Mr. Ellis retired from Wiley Cork Co. as vice president with 30 years of [...]