Whaley First Black Nursing Student at MMH

Celebrating Black History Month By Terry Rogers Oveta Whaley Gray says that from the time she was small, she always wanted to be a nurse. Growing up as a black girl in Milford, she attended Benjamin Banneker until the 9th grade. Until 1962, she would have been required to attend a black high school in […]

Bowl-A-Thon Supports Future Leaders

The Greater Milford Boys & Girls Club will be hosting their annual Bowl-A-Thon on Friday, March 10 at the Milford Bowling Lanes. This year, participants will have the opportunity to bowl unlimited games from 5:30 to 9pm while helping a great cause. The Bowl-A-Thon will generate funds, secured by each bowler, team and various sponsors, […]

Mr. Walmart Returns to Work

By Terry Rogers In October, Atwood Tucker, a popular greeter at Milford Walmart, ended his 4 to 11 shift at Walmart. He picked up a few things after work and was pushing a shopping cart across the parking lot after leaving work.  “I saw one car and let it go then stepped out into the […]

The Big Blockbusters of Summer 2017

Guest Writer, Petch, Eagle 977 in the Morning As you may or may not know, I am a big movie fan and the run up to Summer really excites me as I know the blockbuster movie season isn’t too far away. This year it seems to be starting early with the first coming in the […]

State Fair Announces 2017 Concert Lineup

Staff Report The Delaware State Fair announces its highly anticipated Summer Concert Series Lineup for 2017. It includes 15 of the hottest music artists around, 2 wheeled events, a comedian, a rodeo and the traditional Harness Racing at the Fair. Returning in 2017 for its second year will be The Delaware State Fair Kick-off Concert. […]

Secrets to a Long, Happy Marriage

By Terry Rogers With Valentine’s Day hearts and bears filling up shop windows, thoughts turn to love and marriage. For Thurman and Leatha Banning, who will be married 78 years in June, the secret to a happy marriage is fairly simple. “Love and trust, you have to have love and trust,” Mr. Banning said. “We […]

Milford Museum Seeking Volunteer Docents

By Terry Rogers Milford Museum is in search of volunteers to act as docents for special events and tours at the museum. Docents are volunteer tour guides who help visitors understand some of the exhibits in the museum, providing them more insight into the history displayed. “One of the things that our docents enjoy is […]

Girl Scout Cookie Sales Underway

By Terry Rogers Starting this past weekend, Girl Scouts began delivering pre-ordered cookies and setting up cookie booths at local businesses for the Annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale. The attraction of Thin Mints, Samoas and Tag-a-Longs draw many people to order ahead or purchase the cookies at booths, but Girl Scout leaders and parents say […]

Celebrate Black History – City Councilwoman Katrina Wilson

By Terry Rogers When she was elected in 1994, Katrina Wilson became the first female black member of City Council, taking a place in Milford history. Councilwoman Wilson, who has served 24 years, 12 terms of office, took the seat previously held by Douglas Gibson. “Being the first black American woman to serve on City […]

To Binge or Not To Binge, That is the Question…

Guest Writer Gary “John” Schofield, So the phenomenon of binge watching TV is nothing new, but I am always a little late to the party so when we signed up for Netflix last summer it took me a while before we dove into a series that was binge worthy. First it was Bloodline, but because […]


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