Local Briefs: 10-23-2020

Wood County has 2,513 coronavirus casesThere have been 2,513 coronavirus cases in Wood County, an increase of 25 since Wednesday, according to a Thursday health department update.There have been 94 deaths due to coronavirus, which … .

52-year-old veteran starts over in basic training

Heads turn and eyes widen when they see Staff Sgt. James Secriskey toughing it out alongside the fresh-faced youngsters in Combat Basic Training. This Army veteran may carry the same rank as most drill sergeants, … .

Submit Veteran Photos For Newspaper Honor

The Journal-News would like to honor all veterans in appreciation of their service, and is asking for help from readers in submitting photos. In honor of Veterans Day this year, the newspaper plans to run … .

Tribute to veteran and newspaper seller Ron, 93

TRIBUTES have been paid to “a real gent” who died a month short of his 94th birthday. Ron Jenkins, who spent three years serving in occupied Germany during the 1940s, was well-known across Herefordshire. He … .