Richard Haddad is the editor for Prescott News Network, including The Daily Courier, Prescott Valley Tribune and Chino Valley Review.
Under command of Captain Briggs, the ship Mary Celeste docked on New York City’s East River on November 5, 1872, and took on board a cargo of 1,701 barrels of commercial alcohol. The spirits were intended for fortifying wine in Italy.
When I was young, a teacher gave me a three-ring binder that contained assignment projects.
May 14, 1988, marks the anniversary of the Carrollton bus crash that killed 27 people when a drunk driver went the wrong way down Interstate 71 and struck a church bus. Twenty-four of the victims were children.
I was recently shopping at a local small business where the owners have a sign posted that says, “Masks required,” with a footnote explaining that they are trying to protect at-risk staff and customers.
On a windy, rainy day a few years ago my wife and I found paper money smearing across the windshield of our vehicle.
In 2002, American writer Margaret J. Wheatley wrote, “There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about... In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs. There is so much anger, distrust, greed and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together.”
On this Easter morning Christians around the world celebrate what some hoped would be forgotten.