USMC Captain Ty Balzer, left, speaks to media as Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher listens from behind during a press conference at Tennessee Valley Authority's Missionary Ridge Auditorium on Friday, July 17, 2015 the day after a four Marines were shot and killed. The investigation is being treated as an act of terrorism. Photo by Dan Henry /Times Free Press.
Four crosses are staked in the ground at a Lee Highway memorial in front of the Armed Forces Career Center for the first four victims of the July, 16 shootings on Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. U.S. Navy Petty Officer Randall Smith died Saturday from wounds sustained when gunman Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez shot and killed four U.S. Marines and wounded two others and a Chattanooga police officer. Photo by Doug Strickland /Times Free Press
April 2 1931 A history making exhibition game w/ the NY Yankees & minor league Chattanooga Lookouts. The game included Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig & relief pitcher 17 yr old Jackie Mitchell the 1st woman pro baseball player. Scheduled for April Fools, but delayed due to rain it was a real shock when she struck both Ruth & Gehrig out or was it. The authenticity in question she was still forever labeled as "the girl who struck out Babe Ruth". Jackie maintained it was true via inhistoric.com.
Little Debbie Snacks...love it that one of the tempting foods mentioned over and over in the Mitford series of books is Little Debbies!! Love the Nutty Buddy Bars...but very favorite is the cream-filled oatmeal cake...if they're good enough for Nick Saban's breakfast, they're good enough for this Bama girl! (slj)
Army Sgt. Daniel J. Brown Died March 24, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 27, of Jerome, Idaho, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died March 24 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds caused by an improvised explosive device.