Picture of the week: Dressed for battle


Two member of the Belegarth Combat Society dress in full post-apocalyptic regale for the gladiator fights on Wednesday, July 22, at Indian Springs. The society, where members dress in period costume and fight each other with foam rubber weapons, traveled from all over the U.S. to participate in the event, called “Chaos Wars.” About 250 people attended the event, said Belegarth spokesman “Nen,” who normally goes by Chris and hails from Peoria, IL.

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Aberdeen Cemetery sports a new entrance

Improvements to the Aberdeen Cemetery continue to enhance the overall facility, which is evident with the recently installed arched gate at the middle entrance of the small-town cemetery. The steel arch provides a sophisticated look to the final resting place…