Big Buck Diaries Episode 3 by Mark Banta

Jim Hillcrest, the father, and Jeremiah, the son were growing apart.  Jim had worked as a farmer in central Kansas all his life.  Jeremiah had other aspirations.  It seemed that every dream he pursued came true.  He graduated from KSU in the spring of 1998 with a degree in English Literature.  He … [Read more...]

Big Buck Diaries: Episode 1 by Mark Banta

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Benjamin Steele came from a long line of loggers.  He’d graduated high school in the spring of 1972 and went straight into the family business.  In the 6 years he’d worked for Big Sky Logging Co., he’d done everything from a desk job to driving a logging truck.  Driving the big logging trucks ended … [Read more...]

U.S. Coast Guard will resume investigation into sinking of fishing boat Lady Mary (The Star-Ledger)

U.S. Coast Guard will resume investigation into sinking of fishing boat Lady Maryby MaryAnn Spoto/The Star-Ledger Friday April 24, 2009, 12:56 PM The U.S. Coast Guard is reconvening its investigation into the deadly sinking of a fishing boat off the coast of Cape May on May 4. The Coast Guard's … [Read more...]