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WSBT-TVELKHART COUNTY – When you talk about farming, you usually think of raising cows, pigs or chickens, but how about worms? That’s the case of an Army veteran wounded in Iraq who is now raising worms as part of a cash crop, but not for fishing....
Tags: Fertilizer, Chemical Industry
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – A Mishawaka native was among the wounded warriors honored at halftime of the Notre Dame-Wake Forest game Saturday. Army Sgt. Lucas Oppelt also has a Purple Heart for being wounded in action. He flew into South Bend with his wife and...
Tags: Memorial Day, Injuries and Wounds
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterThe Ryan A. Balmer American Legion Post 161 will host an upcoming benefit to support Army Spc. Lucas Oppelt, a 2000 Mishawaka High School graduate critically injured in Afghanistan over Memorial Day weekend. WHEN: 4 to 9 p.m. June 30 (Saturday) WHERE:...
WSBT-TV ReporterA Mishawaka native who was critically injured while serving in Afghanistan is in good spirits, his sister tells WSBT, because of the outpouring of community support. Two weeks ago, Sgt. Lucas Oppelt, stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device while...
Living in the shadows of the ongoing war on terror are 1,715 American military people who lost limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan. A few of those brave folks lost all four limbs when bombs blew apart their bodies. In addition, there are now at least 20 new...
Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92. His wife...
Dr. Don-Neil Brotman, a retired Baltimore dentist and a pilot, died Feb. 16 of heart failure at Sinai Hospital. The longtime Pikesville resident was 80. Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Brotman was a 1949 graduate of City College, and after attending...
The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the nation's worst performer in processing disability claims, will receive more employee training, an influx of senior staff and a new digital processing system ahead of schedule, under a...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.From the moment he entered the room at Johns Hopkins Hospital for his news conference, Brendan Marrocco was a picture of determination. He pushed his wheelchair using his arms and wrists and he smiled, showing off the new limbs. “It feels amazing,...
A soldier who lost all of his limbs in the Iraq War received double arm transplants at Johns Hopkins Hospital last month in a rare procedure that has already begun to restore some normalcy to his life. Hopkins doctors are to speak in detail about the...
The Body of War TV host Phil Donahue will be present for Q&A, with EMMY-Award-Winning TV journalists, Ira Joe Fisher and Morton Dean. Friday, Feb. 1, 7:30p.m. The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795,...
Tags: Movies, Iraq, Robert Byrd, John McCain, Ira Joe Fisher
Bruce Alfred Pierce, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., passed from this life Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Julia Manor Health Care Center in Hagerstown. Born July 13, 1928, in Hendersonville, N.C., he was the son of the late Lee Felia and Dorothy Helen (Graves)...
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