Memorial Day observed here
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
May 28, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 100 persons packed the county courtroom in the Upshur County Courthouse for Gilmer’s annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday, hearing speakers Larry Tefteller and Jerry Holsworth pay tribute ...
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FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks during the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, May 29, 2015, where he runs for re-election as FIFA head. (Walter Bieri/Keystone via AP)ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption.


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UEFA President Platini speaks with FIFA President Blatter and Valcke, Secretary General of the FIFA, at the 65th FIFA Congress in ZurichBy Mike Collett and Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Sepp Blatter unexpectedly failed to win the votes he needed to become president of FIFA for a fifth term on Friday and there will be a second ballot. Blatter had been expected to win despite demands that he quit in the light of a major bribery and corruption scandal engulfing world soccer's governing body. Neither Blatter nor Jordanian challenger Prince Ali bin Al Hussein got the necessary two thirds of the vote.


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Etex hosting blood drive
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Etex Telephone Co-op is hosting a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, May 29, at 1013 Highway 155 N. in the parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus. For more information or to schedule an...
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