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Reverse county’s high tobacco use statistics

Dear Editor:

We’ve heard the facts.

Every day more than 1,200 people in the U.S. die from smoking.  Tobacco use is responsible for 443,000 deaths a year.

Nine out of ten smokers start in their teens.

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Kinder, gentler during ‘Bob’ time

“Hey, where are you going?” my wife asked early this morning as I put on my shoes.

“I’m going up to school to work on the Old Time Gospel Jubilee set.”

“Will you help me set up for the meeting I’m doing in your Media Center for tomorrow?”

“Sure. So long as we do it on Bob Time and not Kelley Time.”

“There’s Bob Time?”

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Twirlers garner gold and national title

The Baker County High School majorettes brought home gold medals in the 2013 High School Dance Twirl National Championships last month at a national competition at Notre Dame University.

The girls beat out four other teams from around the country to take the top prize with an overall score of 168.7, edging out the second-place team by slightly more than one point. The girls knew they performed well, but were uncertain if their performance was good enough to win.

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