Local Scouts honored at Blue and Gold Banquet
News 22 May 2013 | 1:33 am
In April Cub Scout Pack 946, Arizona City Ward, held their Blue and Gold Banquet, at the home of Webelos den leader Larry Ethington. Many awards were given out to Cub Scouts that evening....
Boy Scouts meet to decide policy on gay Scouts
News 22 May 2013 | 1:03 am
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America will convene a two-day meeting of 1,400 local leaders to consider changing its long-standing ban on allowing openly gay boys to don the Boy Scouts uniform....
New Cub Scouts
News 21 May 2013 | 12:28 pm
Judge Tracie Hunter has told Hamilton County prosecutors she doesn’t want them representing her in... - 12:54 pm...
Girl Scouts peek into the past
News 21 May 2013 | 11:08 am
CHRISTIANSBURG —This year marks the 101st anniversary of the Girl Scouts, and thanks to a local troop, artifacts from many of those years are now on display at the Montgomery Museum and Lewis Miller Regional Art Center. Since December, six members of the Christiansburg-based Troop 972 have collected memorabilia and interviews in order to create [...]...
Boy Scouts to vote this week on lifting ban on gay youth
News 21 May 2013 | 10:12 am
By Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - Leaders of Boy Scout groups across the country will vote this week on a controversial proposal that would remove the organization's ban on gay scouts but not gay adult leaders. Hundreds of champions and opponents of the proposed change are expected to rally in Grapevine, a suburb of Dallas, during the National Annual Meeting, which begins on Wednesday. About ......
A Wee Bit Too Much Vitamin D?
Blog 21 May 2013 | 7:51 am
Having used Water-Jel® Burn Plus over the years (lets just say that heat and I don’t mix well) I was happy to check out a new product, Water-Jel® unburn® sunburn relief gel. So…what happens when you forget to wear sunblock (ouch, that is me) or don’t re-apply often enough or go too high in altitude [...]The post A Wee Bit Too Much Vitamin D? appeared first on Trail Cooking & The Outdoors....
Oklahoma Scouts and Scouters ready to assist after tornadoes
Blog 21 May 2013 | 7:40 am
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Updated 1:03 p.m. May 14 with info on need for volunteers at May 21 event. See bottom of post.
Eldon Fossey, Scoutmaster of Troop 75 in Moore, Okla., was at work when the deadly tornadoes passed through yesterday, killing at least 24 and leaving horrific damage.
As soon as they got the all-clear, Eldon’s boss told everyone to leave. It took Eldon two hours to make the seven-mile drive home.
Thankfully, his house was three-quarters of a mile north of the tornado’s path. Other people in his life weren’t so lucky. A Scout in Eldon’s...
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