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A humble hero of World War II, Former President George Herbert Walker Bush one last time to Washington

A humble hero of World War II, Former President George Herbert Walker Bush one last time to Washington

December 2, 2018


Filed under Memorials and Obituaries, Showcase, US News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is returning to Washington as a revered political statesman, hailed by leaders across the political spectrum and around the world as a man not only of greatness but also of uncommon decency and kindness. Bush, who died late Friday at his Hous...

Comic book titan Stan Lee has fallen

Comic book titan Stan Lee has fallen

Jared Ross, Journalist

November 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Memorials and Obituaries, Movie Review, News, Showcase

The comic book titan, Stan Lee, has died on the morning of Monday November 12, 2018. Lee was 95 years old when he died. It became easy, in recent years, to dismiss him as the wisecracking grandpa of the American comic book, a past-his-prime gimmick who cameoed alongside Earth's angst-filled superheroes...

A Reflection of my time at Hillsboro, and a special thank you to some very important people

A Reflection of my time at Hillsboro, and a special thank you to some very important people

Callie Mabry, Reporter

May 19, 2018


Filed under Burro News Network, Features, Hillsboro Cluster News, Memorials and Obituaries, Showcase

My name is Callie Maybry and I am a Hillsboro High School senior who has attended HHS all four years. In less than three days, I’ll be a graduate. In the grand scheme of things, four years doesn’t sound like a long time, but in the moment, as an eighteen year old as a senior high school student, it...

South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies at 78

South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela dies at 78

Susan Strasinger, Obituary

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Memorials and Obituaries, Music Reviews, News, Showcase, Video

Johannesburg - South Africans and music fans across the world are mourning the passing of the legendary jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, Hugh Masekela, who died on Tuesday aged 78. Masekela is perhaps most famously known for his trumpet performance of the seminal work, "Grazin' in the Grass." Ho...

Fats Domino stirred New Orleans flavor into rock ‘n’ roll, dead at 89

Fats Domino stirred New Orleans flavor into rock ‘n’ roll, dead at 89

Hillie Italie, Associate Press

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Memorials and Obituaries, Showcase

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In appearance, Fats Domino wasn't a typical a teen idol. He stood 5-feet-5 and weighed more than 200 pounds, with a wide, boyish smile and a haircut as flat as an album cover. But Domino sold more than 110 million records, with hits including "Blueberry Hill," ''Ain't That a Shame"...

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