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Danae Pickens and Navy veteran Ty Frederickson cast anxious glances at a projector screen before Frederickson's Veterans Day presentation Saturday at Peabody American Legion. Peabody native Frederickson didn't need a cantankerous projector to keep about 25 listeners spellbound as he told of how his parents and military service had set the stage for his career in education and passion for helping others, including ongoing work with a tiny village in Bangladesh.
Madelaine Beal and Zach Stephy can't keep up with all the phone calls coming in to "The Little Shop of Horrors" during Sunday's production at Peabody-Burns High School.
While other students were likely sleeping in Saturday, Peabody-Burns FFA members started work at 5 a.m. for a community country breakfast complete with eggs, sausage, and pancakes. Mid-morning flippers include, from left, Hadlye Clark, Skylre Stucky, and Mya Winter.
Lynn Schmidt, certified nursing assistant with Marion County Home Care, helps patient Kathy Arnold put on a shoe. Arnold, who gets attendant care, nursing care, physical therapy and occupational therapy through the agency, says it make the difference between holding her own against a worsening condition and being pulled downward.