Soldiers mark 70 years since shipping out


It was 22 degrees below zero on Jan. 24, 1951, as 77 fresh-faced young men from Jackson County boarded a train at the local depot and shipped out to Camp Rucker, Ala. This Sunday marks the 70th anniversary of the mobilization of Battery C of the 125th Field Artillery Battalion 47th Division of the National Guard — a moment that […]