Explosion Memorial Service Honors Lives Lost at Former Umatilla Depot

HERMISTON, OR – The Columbia Development Authority and the Oregon Military Department recently held a touching memorial service to honor the 80th Anniversary of the tragic 1944 munitions explosion at the former Umatilla Army Ordnance Depot. The explosion, which took place on March 21, 1944, resulted in the untimely deaths of six workers who lost … Read more

Memorial Service Honors 72 Men Who Died in the Willow Grove Mine Explosion in Belmont County

Belmont County, Ohio – On March 16, 1940, a tragic event unfolded in the Willow Grove Mine, claiming the lives of 72 men. Today, a memorial service was held to remember these individuals and to show support to the families impacted by the devastating loss. In a solemn tribute to the fallen miners, a commemorative … Read more

Firefighter Killed in Loudoun Co. Home Explosion to be Honored at Large Memorial Service

LEESBURG, Va. – A memorial service is set to take place for the firefighter who tragically lost his life in a home explosion in Loudoun County. The community is coming together to honor the hero who bravely served to protect others. The firefighter, whose identity has not been publicly released, was part of a team … Read more

Memorial Service for Fallen Burnsville First Responders Set for Wednesday Morning

Burnsville, Minnesota – The community of Burnsville, Minnesota, mourns the loss of police officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge, along with paramedic and firefighter Adam Finseth, who were tragically killed in a shooting incident earlier this month. The suspect, Shannon Gooden, also lost his life in the incident. The public service to honor these fallen … Read more

Nursing Student Remembered: Funeral Service Planned for Laken Riley

Atlanta, Georgia – Friends and family are set to gather to honor the memory of Laken Hope Riley, the 22-year-old nursing student tragically killed on the University of Georgia campus. The funeral service, scheduled for Friday at Woodstock City Church, will pay tribute to a beloved daughter, sister, and friend known for her unwavering faith … Read more

Virginia Volunteer Firefighter Dies in Home Explosion Memorialized in Local Church Service

STERLING, Virginia – An explosion in a Sterling, Virginia home resulted in the hospitalization of three firefighters, with one sadly losing their life. The volunteer firefighter who passed away has been identified as Trevor Brown. Community members in Sterling gathered at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church to offer their prayers and support. The Diocese of … Read more

503 Service Unavailable: Server Maintenance Causes Temporary Downtime

Houston, Texas – Website Maintenance Causes Temporary Server Outage A temporary server outage in Houston, Texas, has left users unable to access a website due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. The 503 Service Unavailable error was encountered while attempting to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request. The server’s temporary inability to service requests … Read more

US Pledges to Strike Iran-Backed Militias Following U.S. Service Member Deaths

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin stated on Thursday that the time has come to take more decisive action against Iran-backed militias that have been targeting American forces and ships in the Middle East. This announcement comes in response to the recent deaths of three U.S. service members in Jordan, for which the … Read more

Perry Community to Unite in Funeral Service for 11-Year-Old Victim of School Shooting

Perry, Iowa – The community is preparing to lay 11-year-old Ahmir Jolliff to rest after he was tragically killed in a school shooting at Perry Middle School. The sixth-grade student’s funeral will take place a week after the devastating incident, with a visitation on Wednesday, Jan. 10 and the funeral on Thursday, Jan. 11 at … Read more