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June 8: World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day, held every June 8th, is the UN-recognized day of ocean celebration and action. People all over our blue planet organize celebrations – which can be a huge event in your community, a special announcement, or anything in between – to support action to protect the ocean. For 2015, the theme is Healthy oceans, healthy planet, with a special effort to stop plastic pollution.

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Attack on The USS Liberty: Anniversary, 1967

The USS Liberty incident was an attack on a United States Navy technical research ship, USS Liberty, by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft and Israeli Navy torpedo boats, on June 8, 1967, during the Six-Day War. The combined air and sea attack killed 34 crew members (naval officers, seamen, two Marines, and one civilian), wounded 170 crew members, and severely damaged the ship.

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Delores J. McFadden

Delores J. McFadden, 68, of Timpson, Texas, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2015 in Garrison, 
Texas.  She was born on February 26, 1947 in Timpson, Texas, the daughter of Clovis McFadden 
and Effie J. Smith.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 5, 2015 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of 
Taylor Funeral Home.  
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Funeral services for Kathleen Taylor, 85, of Timpson, TX, will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday,
June 8, 2015, at Taylor Funeral Home Chapel, Timpson, TX with Pastor Carla Reed officiating.  Interment 
will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be 9:30-11:00, AM, Monday,