Blanding celebrates Independence Day
Navy Seal Jason Workman, who was killed in action in Afghanistan, was the honorary grand marshall at the July 4 parade in Blanding. Scores of motorcycle enthusiasts helped to ensure that everyone f...
Ada Rigby honored at quilt show
Long time artist and quilter, Ada Rigby was the star of this year’s 4th of July Quilt show. More than 60 years of her creative work was highlighted in a tribute display.
Prize winning 4-H quilt
Twelve 4-H quilts and two rag-quilt flags were entered into the Grayson Country Quilters Fourth of July Quilt Show. 4-H quilters ranged in age from 8 to 12 years old.
Freedom is forever only as long as…
In an effort to illustrate and clarify the price of freedom, the City of Blanding posthumously honored a fallen warrior—Special Ops Petty Officer 1st Class Jason R Workman—by naming him Blanding’s ...
Living in the Fourth Dimension
Perhaps it’s still true that all roads lead to Rome, but in the days preceding the 4th of July, one could be tempted to say all roads lead to Blanding. That is when many natives who have roamed ret...