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Parting Shot 11-18-15 Edition

Honoring our Veterans: The original V.F.W. organization can trace it’s roots all the way back to 1899, when the first local branch of what is now called the V.F.W. was formed following the poor treatment of Veterans returning home from what war?
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: Name the Greek route words and meaning behind the family name Halieeatus? Answer: Hali comes from the Greek for “salt” or “sea” (as in the writings Homer), Aetos is the Greek word for eagle, (as in Aetos Dios or Eagle of Zeus). It is important to note that much of the Greek nomenclature in science is based on Greek literature and mythology rather than the language itself. Last Parting Shot winners were: Juan David, Donna Lee, Betsy Herron and William Vaughn. 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.

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