Remembering a local hero

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hollienewton
Jun 10, 2014

50 years ago, 1964: Barone's Impala Room was hosting America's Polka King, Frank Yankovic and his orchestra in person. Frank was America's No. 1 TV and Recoding Polka star and had been on the Johnny Carson show.

25 years ago, 1989: Rev. Jerry Falwell, founder of the Moral Majority, said he would dissolve the religious lobbying group because it had achieved its goal of prodding religious conservatives into the political arena.

10 years ago, 2004: Sandusky's fallen hero, Army SPC. Charles Odums II, was remembered by hundreds who turned out to honor his life - and his death. More than 1,000 people lined city streets waving flags and holding signs to honor Sandusky's first fallen soldier from the war in Iraq.

Comments

LookingDown

Wow it's been 10 years? RIP! Thank you!

deertracker

RIP young man! Sad you gave your life for NOTHING!

freespeech1

This is no place to spew your garbage. You hit an all time low for that comment. RIP Soldier.

Darwin's choice

From the mouth of a coward!

When did you join the westboro baptist cowards?

RIP Army SPC Charles Odums II, you are a true hero.

bjm

RIP Army SPC. Charles Odums II.

red white and blue

Deertracker if you can't stand behind them stand in front of them and do us all a favor! Most of the time you show intelligents its beyond me how you could be so ignorant

deertracker

Correction: I show intelligence ALL the time. Where do you stand?

red white and blue

And god bless you spc Charles Odums 2 you served your country well and I thank you for your service.

deertracker

Like I said, RIP young man. Sad you died for NOTHING! For all of you that don't like my comment, TOO DAMN BAD. It is true and those of you wrapped in the American flag know it. This was a good guy that should be enjoying his family. The only thing serving his country got him was KILLED!

freespeech1

Easy for a coward that never served to flap his gums. This article was to honor this man, not have your political talking points. Save that for another story. No place for that here.

deertracker

Where's the honor in being killed for a big fat lie? Huh? You don't control what I say. Okay? Perhaps, freespeech1, is not a good screen name for you.

freespeech1

I respect your freedom of speech, its just too bad you use it on ignorant liberal talking points with no factual info to back it up. Quit watching loose change videos.

deertracker

Where's the WMD? Back that up!

Darwin's choice

You incredibly stupid moonbat!

It's because of morons like yourself that there has to be printed directions on shampoo and toilet paper.

obama/failing

bluedot

My my my can't we all just get along! RIP SPC Charles Odum I I.

red white and blue

You should change your name to obama tracker your right no wed but harboring Taliban sure seems pretty shady to me look what you dont understand (because u have never served) other wise I wouldn't have to explain this to you is this when one person loses there life its disrespectful to walk away it sends a symbol there life was meaningless also if everyone in the military just did what they wanted there would be anarchy if you have a problem with why we are over there take it up with the top brass but leave these boys alone they are just doing there job to protect cowardly free speech DEMOCRATIC like you!