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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Boy Scouts of America

Davis does her part as den mother for scouts

Everyday Hero Bernece Davis has supported the local Boy Scouts Chapter for several years. A recent lodge was named in her family’s honor. (June 27, 2014, Page 1)

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    Local Boy Scouts use skills to help fellow scout

    Cameron Tucker, 14, is grateful his fellow Boy Scouts were there for him Saturday when he tripped and fell over a rock in the woods of Sipsey, Ala. (May 9, 2012, Page 3)

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      Readyman badge helped scout save younger brother

      Boy Scout Chase Freeman was able to use the skills he learned while studying for his Readyman Badge as a Cub Scout earlier this year when he performed the Heimlick maneuver on his younger brother who was choking on candy. (December 21, 2011, Page 3)

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        Boy Scout builds fence for veterans

        John-Ray Sockwell, 16, has spent the past four months building a fence around the new Veteran’s Memorial Park on Veterans Boulevard. The project was part of his efforts to be named an Eagle Scout. (November 8, 2010, Page 1A)

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          Scouts celebrate 100th birthday

          Hundreds gathered in the Grove during the 2010 Boy Scout Jamboree to celebrate 100 years of scouting. Despite the 100 degree weather, about 300 people attended the local event. Closing ceremonies were telecast live from the national ceremony into the Grove giving scouts an opportunity to “feel like they’re a part of the national event.” (August 2, 2010, Page 1)

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