JAN 2009 ISSUE #58
SupperClub – Hopefully will be held the 3rd week of Feb (15-21)
Worthless info - Hitler was monorchic , had only one testicle.
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WHO DAT WARRIOR? Click here and guess. Who are these future Warriors?
Leave your name and your guess in the “comments” section. Thanx to Phil Aquino
for these pics from “The Toy Shop” Presented by St. Mary’s Kindergarten.
Memories – Send you Central Memories to PAULA
WARNINGS TO WARRIORS – from Smoke Signals medical advisor Dr. Vinny Boombatz
Give someone The Finger – a test
You’re splitting some firewood when a misdirected swing
sends the ax across your hand, severing
your index finger. What should you do?
You should apply direct pressure
to the wound to stop the hemorrhaging. If that fails, apply a
tourniquet. Call 911 and be transported to the hospital. The finger? Forget about it. In
amputated fingers are virtually never reattached. The closest metropolitan area to reattach
severed digits is
According to renowned hand surgeon Dr. Bill Bourland,
CHS’65, finger reattachment requires
two teams of two surgeons working in rotation to complete the 8-hour microsurgery.
WARRIORS WE LOST IN 2008
WHILE WE ARE MOURNING THE LOSS OF OUR FRIEND, OTHERS ARE
MEET HIM BEHIND THE VEIL. John Taylor
Toby Arian – January
Larry Craig – April Sylvia Dyer - July
Joe Davis - April David Merriman - July
Timothy Mowery – May Judy Chandler – October
FROM THE LAUGH TRACK from Marilyn Busselle Stull
As the years have passed, things have definitely changed. Even the great
cheerleading we enjoyed at
our high school games. What spirit we shared, yelling our favorite cheers, like
4 6 8, who do we appreciate?!"
Sadly our Alma Mater is not the same. One of the new cheers is as follows-------
"POSSUM, RACCOON, ALLIGATOR GAR!"
"CENTRAL WARRIORS IS WHO WE IS!!!!!"
IN THE NEWS WITH VIEWS send news of new jobs, retirement, kids, grandkids,
ANYTHING OF INTEREST going on in your life to SMOKE SIGNALS
Nov. 23rd – Leeba has sent Howard’s
latest update from
Dec. 29th – Pal
CA reports that Joey Cooper, CHS’63, has been given a delay in his
date to report to federal prison and begin serving his six month sentence for money laundering.
Cooper was to report by noon Dec. 30th to the U.S. Penitentiary at
granted based upon Cooper’s claim of family health problems.
Dec. – Sarah Love Swanton is
still recovering from having a large, but thankfully benign polyp from
her colon. She then suffered for five weeks with a post op infection.
Take this advice from Sarah.
mission now is to let everyone know how very important a colonosopy is. I
have a friend who has been
bugging me for about 2 years to get this done. And it saved my life because this large polyp would have
eventually become cancerous
Warriors, you have at least 2 friends bugging you to have a colonosopy, Sarah and me. Just Do It!!
Jan 5th – Murder
there were 146 felony homicides. The count in 2007 was 132
Jan 1st – Take a look at Leeba and John’s 24th grandchild and read her very inspirational letter
Dec 23rd – Check out the TWO latest additions to Mike Blackwell’s family! Click and scroll dwn
NEWS FOR THE OUT-OF-TOWNER for more, visit THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL
Nov 2008 – The Congressional Quarterly
Inc. crime stats rank the Memphis Metropolitan area as
the 2nd highest in the nation lagging only behind
Nov 29th - Coach Murray Armstrong who served in the
athletic dept. of the U of M for 46 years, died
Dec 5th – Media Personality dead at 83. An icon of the Memphis TV and radio
airways, Fred Cook,
died today in
Dec 9th – The CA reports
2007 was 87% vs. 84% thus far in 2008. Nationwide, FBI stats show
a drop in homicide clearance
rate from 91% in 1963, the first year records were kept, to 61% in ’07. Officials blame the increase
on drug and gang related crimes.
Dec 11th – Don’t look for this on “48 hours”. According to the Sheriff’s Dept. A robber attempting to
rob a McDonald’s shot the manager, Tiffani Chambers in the hip. Failing to open the safe, he fled
with $285 and jumped in an automobile driven by Aaron Bey. The robber told Bey “He shot some
woman” It turns out that the woman who was shot was Bey’s girlfriend and the car used in the crime
belonged to the victim. Detectives believe some employees were involved.
Speaking of Don McLean, we were weren’t we, though
best known for his song,
“American Pie” another
“Vincent”. This song was a tribute to Vincent van Gogh. It is also know by its
opening line “Starry Starry Night “ a reference to a van Gogh’s painting Starry
Night. The song describes various paintings by the artist; and was written after
Starry Night was rumored to have
been painted while the artist
was in an asylum. Adding to his
depression was the fact that, during his life, he only sold one painting. The depression eventually
led the artist to suicide. Click for more
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