Parting Shot 11-11-15 Edition
IT’s all greek to me: Bald eagles belong to the genus haliaeetus. Haliaeetus is formed from two Greek words, can you identify the words , and their meaning? Do you know the correct answer? Call, e-mail, post a comment on our website or enter via facebook starting at 12:00 noon on Wednesday through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, each week for your chance to win. Each person with a correct response will be entered into a random drawing for a pair of Firebird Theater movie tickets. Four sets of tickets will be awarded each week. Last Parting Shot Question: 21 GUN SALUTE: Most are familiar with a 21-gun salute, but who receives a 50-gun salute, and for what purpose? Answer: A 50 gun salute is tendered to the Union on the day of the President’s funeral, as well as other dates of historical significance, including Independence Day. Last Parting Shot winners were: Mike Harding, Dennis Eblen, Debra Allen, Virgil Shagena. Winners may pick up their movie tickets at the Tribune Recorder Leader office at our new location, 43 S. Elk St., across from Mainstreet Cafe.