Monday, September 1 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:31:17 GMT
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morning.Troopers say the crash occurred on Bookman Rd. about three miles west of Elgin at about 6 a.m. The motorcycleMore >>
The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man on a motorcycle was killed in a crash Monday morningMore >>
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FORT CAMPBELL, KY (WSMV) -
A ceremony Tuesday at Fort Campbell was full of emotion and lifelong memories for two soldiers awarded with Purple Heart medals.
Their service to this country was more than 40 years apart, but their bravery and sacrifice will now be linked forever.
Sgt. Donnie Roach, of Sumner County, was injured while fighting in Vietnam in 1969, and Sgt. Richard McClain, of Stewart County, was injured three years ago in Iraq.
The emotion of war and injury does not fade over time. That clearly showed itself as the men had the opportunity to speak before friends and family at the home of the 101st Airborne Division.
"You have my sincere gratitude and appreciation for making this one of the best days of my life. I've always been proud to say I was a soldier, proud to say I was a Vietnam veteran," Roach said.
"This is not about me, because it's an honorable award. I dedicate this Purple Heart to my mother, who passed away in '07, right before I deployed to Iraq. It's for you. I love you, mom, and I love the 101st," McClain said.
It took more than 40 years for Roach to get his medal because, he said, it took lots of paperwork and eyewitness accounts to finally get past the military review.
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Sunday, August 31 2014 4:12 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:12:10 GMT
CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Dozens of videos are all over Twitter from parties held at Coastal Carolina University. Many of the posts lead back to a group called I'm Shmacked. It makes videos at universitiesMore >>
Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University.More >>
Friday, August 29 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:21:29 GMT
An Alexander County woman is facing charges after deputies say she molested a four-year-old at a church while services were happening. According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old CarolMore >>
According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, 52-year-old Carol Diane Britto, of Taylorsville, was charged with one count of first degree statutory sex offense and one count of indecent liberties with a child.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 7:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:54:12 GMT
Whitney Hempsey remembered what doctors told her before she gave birth to her second child years ago. "It's like, 'Hey, are you tired of being pregnant?" Hempsey recalled. "'We can give you this and youMore >>
Mothers come together at Improving Birth Rally in an effort to stop rushed births.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:18:34 GMT
Under a bright Carolina sun, citizens across the state enjoy going out and making a few waves on the lakes. Some like Johnathan Crossland enjoy fishing as a method of recreation and relaxation for a while.More >>
Boaters and law enforcement officials provide safety advice when making waves on the lakes.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:55:16 GMT
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing. Among those heroes are the thousands of troops who brought Hitler's EuropeMore >>
As America's population of World War II veterans continues to shrink, respect for their role in history appears to be growing.More >>