The Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 104, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 10, 2014 Page: 2 of 16
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The shooting and missing plane
babysit her and our other sister when we
Samantha Coronado were younger.
At first, she hid with our dogs in the
YJEditor-in-Chief bathroom, but then she moved upstairs
to watch the news and know what was
going on. Without knowing it, she did
We have had an eventful week and a half. exactly what she should have. When my
First, there was the shooting at Fort mom got home from work, my sister
Hood, then possibly getting closer to find- was elated and the only thing for them
ing the missing plane from Malaysia Flight to do was wait for my dad to be able to
370. That's quite a bit for such a short come home.
amount of time. Although my dad was safe, he was
The shooting in Fort Hood that happened stuck at work because the base was on
last Wednesday affected more than just mil- lockdown.
itary personnel on the base. Civilians in the One of our neighbors was worried
Belton area were affected as well. Schools because her husband was on gate duty.
were on lockdown and people who worked This meant her husband was on post out
with Fort Hood were also in danger. in the open because of the lockdown.
A friend of mine was trying to get hold of Luckily, everyone we know was OK,
her family when she found out her dad was but my heart goes out to those who lost
supposed to be on post and her brother in loved ones in this horrible event.
Killeen for a game. Luckily, everyone was
at home, but e o a at a school on
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JENNIFER L. KOTZUR
KELLIE WARNER, NICOLE BI
KATIE MULLANEY, RACHEL
MAHAGAN, CRISTINA AREVOLA
JENNIFER GOFF, JENNIFER L. KOT-
ZUR, TIFFANI PEOPLES GABI GUEST,
HANNAH JANSEN, ITZA JARAMILLO,
SAMANTHA CORONADO JENNIFER L.
KOTZUR, DR. ROBERT MANGRUM, DA-
VID STIPPICK, JARROD WHITE, OATH-
RD ERINE J. SMITH, ASHLEY MOON, CA-
LEB MCCONNELL, KELLIE WARNER
I honestly was hoping on writing
my column on the missing plane be-
ing found. As of Monday, it hasn't been
found. It may never be found, but it is
believed that searchers are closer to
If it is never found, this will probably
be the biggest mystery in history since
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna
of Russia was rumored to have escaped
execution with the rest of her family in
1918. Many of you may remember the
cartoon Anastasia that came out when
we were kids. This movie was inspired
by the grand duchess's disappearance.
The missing plane will forever be a
part of history because nothing like this
has ever happened. With all the technol-
ogy, how can we lose a plane but not a
MIKE LEE (325) 649-8112
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Dr. Mark Patton, professor of
business administration at Howard
Payne, passed away Sunday.A
memorial service is scheduled
for 10 a.m. Friday in Mims
Auditorium. A private family
funeral was held in Tennessee. Dr.
Lois Patton, Mark's wife and also
a professor of Business at HPU,
requested that in lieu of cards and
flowers, friends should consider a
gift to HPU in Dr. Mark Patton's
Lastmonth's Empty Bowls Project,
in which Howard Payne partnered
with Good Samaritan Ministries,
raised a net of $24,742.50 from
pledges, donations and ticket
sales. Ninety percent of the money
raised stays in Brown County
and supports hunger ministries of
Good Samaritan Ministries. The
Empty Bowls Project consisted of
a lunch of soup, bread and water.
Patrons were asked to make a
donation of at least $10. More
than 60 HPU students, faculty
and staff members volunteered
by painting bowls beforehand,
greeting patrons, serving soup,
distributing bowls, providing
music and cleaning up afterward.
Dan Humeniuk, chair of the HPU
department of Criminal Justice,
Social Work and Sociology,
coordinated the volunteers.
On April 11 at the Fort Hood
ARMY Base there was a deadly
shooting. Four people were killed
and 16 were wounded.
A 9-month old toddler in
Pakistan was fingerprinted and
booked for attempted murder.
He was present when his father
and a group of other people
were throwing rocks. The
official who filed this case has
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