Archive - Sep 10, 2012

Down on the Farm: VFC-12 pilot and wife combine careers with farm life

When he’s not flying for the “Omars” of VFC-12, Lt. Zach Zuroweste and his wife Tiffany keep very busy on their six-acre farm in Chesapeake, where they have rescued dozens of injured and sick animals, including many of the chickens, turkeys and ducks in this photo, as well as geese and goats. Photo by Harry Gerwien, Military Newspapers of Virginia.

By Cathy Heimer, Jet Observer

--Six o’clock and it’s dinner time at Lt. Zach and Tiffany Zuroweste’s Chesapeake home. But this isn’t a typical family scene that might be expected for the 33-year-old naval aviator and his 31-year-old wife. Instead of the expected high chairs or toddler meals, the couple is busy filling feed buckets, as nearly 100 chickens, a few ducks, geese, turkeys and two milking goats follow their every move from the house out to the barn.

Car crash leaves one dead and two kids with serious injuries

Washington, Mo. - Sunday afternoon at 3:12 p.m. Washington EMS and Washington Fire Department responded for a car crash on Highway YY, west of Stone Lane, approximately 2.5 miles east of Highway A in Krakow.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol a 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse was traveling eastbound  on Highway YY when the driver traveled off the right side of the roadway before crashing into several trees.

Buckle up your kids or pay the price - Franklin County cracking down on child restraint violations

Franklin County, MO - Missouri law requires all children under the age of eight to be in an appropriate child safety seat or booster seat unless they are 80 lbs or 4'9" tall.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office announced today they are joining with law enforcement September 16-22 for an aggressive Child Passenger Safety Week Law Enforcement Campaign to crack down on Missouri's child safety seat law violators and to reduce highway fatalities and injuries to children.

Presidential Proclamation - National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, 2012

Official White House photo
The White House
- National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, 2012, BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, A PROCLAMATION

Eleven years ago, America confronted one of our darkest days. The events of September 11, 2001, brought collapsing towers in Manhattan and billowing smoke at the Pentagon, wreckage on a Pennsylvania field, and deep ache to the soul of our Nation.