Brenda Wood, Van Buren County Literacy Council
The VBC Literacy Classic Youth Baseball Tournament, held April 1, was a huge success. Seventeen teams from Clinton, Southside, Harrison, Quitman, Center Ridge, Concord and Pangburn enjoyed a beautiful sunny day on Saturday, April 1 playing baseball.
Veteran news anchor Brenda Wood has announced her upcoming retirement from WXIA 11Alive in February 2017 after 20 years with the station and 40 years in television news. In her own words, she explains why she's leaving the business. My hearts pounding. I'm so excited I can hardly breathe.
It's a subject that seems almost taboo. It's there, but no one really talks about it. Mentioned when there's a mass shooting, or here in the metro, with the case of the officer-involved shooting death of Anthony Hill. Beyond that, not much. But it's an important issue.