Column: Riley, Kelly departures from storied programs not just about money

Column: Riley, Kelly departures from storied programs not just about money

Sez Me …As mighty Texan Big Ed Bookman might say in Dan Jenkins’ remarkable “Semi-Tough:” “The bidness of college football is bidness.”Never has it been more evident than this past week, when the dominoes didn’t just fall, they exploded. Domino dynamics dynamited.Bombshells were dropped, but, really, how much damage did they do? They probably did … Read more

Deputy director resigns after Killeen and other state vet cemeteries called ‘money losing programs’ | Military

Deputy director resigns after Killeen and other state vet cemeteries called ‘money losing programs’ | Military

The deputy director of the Texas State Veterans Cemeteries is resigning after the Texas General Land Office’s chief investment officer called the veteran cemeteries “money losing programs.”Eric Brown, a retired Air Force master sergeant, has been running the state’s four veteran cemeteries since 2013. He announced his resignation Nov. 10, and his last day in … Read more

Haunted house in Scranton raises money for veterans programs

Haunted house in Scranton raises money for veterans programs

SCRANTON, Pa. — Seekers of the supernatural in Lackawanna County have long wanted a look inside the old Scranton School for the Deaf. Halloween night provided the perfect opportunity. The Patriot Resource Center of the Jarrett Yoder Foundation recently bought the property and turned it into a haunted house for the season. All the money … Read more

State department of social services allocating more money to help families with childcare

State department of social services allocating more money to help families with childcare

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – The South Carolina Department of Social Services has allocated more money to help families afford childcare.The state reports more than 17,000 children are enrolled in the SC Voucher program, through which parents can receive assistance to pay for childcare. Parents must be working or attending school or training to quality for … Read more