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4/9/2015

Pat Shingleton: "The Masters-Masterful!"

Pat Shingleton: "The Masters-Masterful!"

Posted 3:37 PM 4/8/2015 by Pat Shingleton

In 1943, Augusta National, home of The Masters, suspended play; transformed back into a farm to help the war effort. German prisoners-of-war provided renovation work to erect the famous bridge over Rae's Creek. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe, became a member (More)

4/8/2015

Pat Shingleton: "The Mississippi and the Red"

Pat Shingleton: "The Mississippi and the Red"

Posted 3:51 PM 4/7/2015 by Pat Shingleton

In April of 2011, concern was building when the Mississippi River started to rise. The flooding continued into May with damage compared to similar events in 1927 and 1993. Four years ago, two major storm systems threw down record rainfall on the Mississippi River watershed. An abundance of snow (More)

4/7/2015

Pat Shingleton: "Cracking Eggs and Cracking the Bat..."

Pat Shingleton: "Cracking Eggs and Cracking the Bat..."

Posted 3:02 PM 4/6/2015 by Pat Shingleton

I was engrossed in numerous religious services since last Tuesday and neglected to extend a few columns over the weekend. Permit me to "catch-up" with an item or two. Early Sunday provided a great opportunity for the outdoor egg hunts with a batch of needed rain hitting us in the late afternoon (More)

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