CARTHAGE, TX (KLTV) - The Normandy invasion on June 6th of 1944 signaled the beginning of the end for Hitler's German Empire in Europe. Bill Spurgeon arrived in Normandy on D-Day One and went on to fight in the biggest battle of the war "the Battle of the Bulge".
Spurgeon was only 15 when he joined the Army in 1940, as he puts it, "to make a living." He never dreamed that for his $21 a month paycheck, he would be fighting a war and would be wounded in battle. At the age of 85, Bill Spurgeon looks back at his service in World War II with pride, saying always "we did as the right thing."
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department. More >>
An Oregon girl abducted as a baby and missing for 18 years finally emerged in Dallas this week when her mother turned herself in to authorities, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.More >>
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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An Army wife who lost over 100 pounds while her husband was away in Afghanistan surprised the soldier Wednesday when he arrived at Wilmington International Airport. Misty Shaffer,More >>
A soldier from Wilmington returns from Afghanistan to a big surprise: a new wife, a new house and a different child.More >>
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DPS officials confirm that one person is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler .Authorities say the accident happened near the intersection of County Road 2142 and County RoadMore >>
DPS officials confirm that one person is dead following an accident involving a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler.More >>
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Lufkin DPS and the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office are on the scene of a two vehicle crash, where a car was forced into a house. The accident happened sometime before 6 a.m. on Highway 59 southwestMore >>
A Tennessee woman died and two others are injured following a two-vehicle accident just south of Garrison Monday morning.More >>