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America’s Oldest World War II Veteran Has Died in Texas at Age 112 — TIME

(AUSTIN, Texas) — A family member says the nation’s oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be oldest living man in the U.S. has died in Texas. Richard Overton was 112. Shirley Overton, whose husband was Richard’s cousin, says the Army veteran died Thursday evening at a rehab facility in Austin. Overton…

Residents Resist Call to Remove Cross and Star in Honesdale — WNEP.com

HONESDALE, Pa. -- A cross and star in a Wayne County community are the centers of controversy, and now an effort is underway to keep them in the face of a possible legal battle. Newswatch 16 first told you Monday about the letter objecting to the cross and star in a public park in Honesdale.…

Burt Reynolds, ‘Smokey and the Bandit’ Star, Has Died at 82 — WNEP.com

Burt Reynolds, the mustachioed megastar who first strutted on screen more than half a century ago, died Thursday, according to his agent Todd Eisner. He was 82. The Georgia native, whose easy-going charms and handsome looks drew prominent roles in films such as “Smokey and the Bandit” and “Boogie Nights, suffered a cardiac arrest, Eisner…

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