Place Deadline Reporting AP Contest &
4th Place UT/TPA
Linda Davis, the mother of Master Sgt.
Jefferson Donald Davis, awoke Wednesday morning
with a feeling she couldn't shake.
death 'a sad deal'
Many of Jefferson Donald Davis's friends
heard the news Wednesday about the U.S. soldiers
who died under friendly fire in Afghanistan. But
none of them really believed it would be someone
Place UT/TPA Best Personal Column
has to do it'
When my daughter, Rebekah, sucked in
her last breath at the age of 19 days, I mourned
for the child I would never know.
Place Non-Deadline Reporting Story
Over but not forgotten
War is hell and there are atrocities
on both sides.
Last Tuesday, the New York-based Human
Rights Watch group called for an "urgent, thorough
and independent inquiry" into recent disclosures
morning, Vietnam! Notes from the field
Capt. Robert Snowden, now of Florida,
was about 30 years old when he joined Lima 3/5 in
Vietnam. He was flown by chopper from Phu Bai to
An Hoa and from there to a landing zone and his
Honorable Mention Non-Deadline Reporting Story -
Kids' dare to be different despite public reaction
Throughout history there have been
those that have marched to a different drummer.
Einstein, Mozart, Van Gogh, and more recently, Elvis,
Andy Warhol, Madonna, Ozzy Osborne ... All have
left their marks on history.
Kids' actions, not attire prompts extra police patrol
Elizabethton Police Department put
on extra patrol at Covered Bridge Park around the
Fourth of July in response to increased complaints
of vandalism and antisocial behavior at the park.