November 11th, 2014
Cleveland (6-3) 24 @
Cincinnati (5-3-1) 3
The Battle of Ohio had some playoff implications for the first time in years. Cleveland took sole possession of first place in the AFC North after a dominating victory over Cincinnati. Cincinnati QB Andy Dalton had the worst performance of his career as he went 10-33 for 86 yards and 3 interceptions. This resulted in a quarterback rating of 2. As for Cleveland, this marks the latest in the season they have been in first place since 1994.
Arizona (8-1) 31 vs
St. Louis (3-6) 14
"We were proud to serve the best country in the world," said retired Air Force Master Sgt. Parnell Fisher, a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran, at a special veterans tribute on Saturday.
Fisher, who grew up in the Ralph Bunche community, made the comment during a celebration conducted jointly by Saline County 4-H Clubs and the Ralph Bunche Neighborhood Association.
The event included a recognition program at Ralph Bunche Community Center and at the adjacent Woodlawn Cemetery.
More on this story can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.
The Vietnam War was in progress when Saline County resident Jerry Ragan enlisted in the Army.
He was 17 and served two tours of duty.
Ragan was one of 11 siblings. In talking about his family, he said, "There was not enough to go around," he said
He dropped out of school as an eighth-grader and went to work in a bakery.
â€śI knew there was a war going on,â€ť he said, noting that he "stumbled into the recruiter's office in Downtown Benton."
Three days after he and wife Barbara Sue married, he was off to the war.