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Quinn Alec Hoover was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout posthumously on May 18 at Otterbein United Methodist Church in Hagerstown. He is the son of Tom and Sonja (Bartles) Hoover of Hagerstown. Quinn was a member of Troop 2, chartered by Otterbein...
Re "Church opposes gays in Scouts," June 13 As a Baptist, I want to crawl in a hole when I read of such blatant hostility by Christians against gays joining the Boy Scouts of America. The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant...
email@example.comNicholas Johnson has never been one for crowds. When he was younger, a trip to a restaurant or retail store often would send Nick into loud shrieks and convulsive movements. Once, during a trip to the grocery store when he was about 8, he began rocking...
Given the rapidly evolving status of gay rights here in the U.S, where the Boy Scouts of America recently lifted a ban on gay youths and the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two same-sex marriage cases, John Oliver decided it was time to check up on the...
For at least half the roughly 25 people who showed up to a community meeting Thursday night on proposed electricity rate increases, it wasn't just the thought of ballooning bills that had them fuming, it was how the meeting was run. For starters,...
ReutersJun 14 (TheWrap.com) - Pity the poor televangelist's wife. "The Daily Show"s' John Oliver skewered religious leader and "700 Club" host Pat Robertson on Thursday's program for his comments on The Boy Scouts of America's recent decision to allow openly...
Gardening volunteers The Howard County Conservancy seeks Wednesday morning drop-in gardening volunteers from 9:30 a.m. to noon to help maintain its themed and native plant gardens. All levels of experience welcome. For information, call Tabby Fique at...
ReutersHOUSTON (Reuters) - The Southern Baptist Convention on Wednesday voted to voice opposition to the Boy Scouts of America decision to admit gay members, saying that homosexual conduct is contrary to a scout's oath to do his duty to God. The Southern...
Boy Scout Michael S. Smith of Troop 117 in Clear Spring has been awarded the Eagle Scout rank, the highest in Scouting. He is the son of Colleen and Marty Smith of Clear Spring. A Court of Honor to present the award was held April 13 at St. Joseph&...
Tribune reporterCaterpillar said Thursday it is no longer giving financial support to the Boy Scouts of America because the organization bans homosexuals from serving as scout leaders. Peoria-based Caterpillar said in a statement that while it applauds the Scouts’...
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The director of Boy Scouts of America says he's disappointed Caterpillar Inc. will no longer give money to the group. But Deron Smith on Thursday thanked the Peoria-based heavy equipment manufacturer for its past support....
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.HOUSTON — Some conservatives predicted an exodus of families and church sponsors from the Boy Scouts last month after Scouting leaders announced plans to lift a longstanding ban on gay Scouts. So far, an exodus from Scouting has yet to...
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