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09/08/16 - NNHS Newsletter -
Star Trek Turns 50

“Ston, she is yours. You may find that having
is not so pleasing a thing as wanting.
This is not logical, but it is often true."

- Mr. Spock (Amok Time, September 15, 1967)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates, 

   Fifty years? Whodathunkit??

BONUS - - Star Trek Theme Song




   Happy Birthday today to Carroll Elliott ('57) AND Gary Fitzgerald ('61) of VA AND   the late Patti Johnson Stowe ('62) (deceased - 11/06/15) AND   Bobby Fox ('63) of IA AND     the late Cheryl Pless Ramsey ('64) (deceased - 04/26/14)!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to   Wayne DeBerry ('65) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:  

10 -   The late Mr. Pete Robinson (deceased - 12/23/03);

11 -    The late Bobby Hedrick ('58) (deceased 08/31/09) AND   J. Harrison ('58) of GA AND   My Grandson, Jimmy Harty of TX;

13 - The late Louis "Fuzzy" Turner ('63) (deceased 09/15/12);

14 -  The late Bill Brewer ('57) (deceased 08/30/12) AND Jeanette Parrish Houston ('64) of VA AND   Rick Harman ('65) of VA!

   Many Happy Returns, One and All!


September 08, 1941 - The Siege of Leningrad began: German forces began a siege against the Soviet Union's second-largest city, Leningrad.

September 08, 1943 - The O.B.S. (German General Headquarters for the Mediterranean zone) in Frascati was bombed by USAAF.

September 08, 1943 - United States General Dwight D. Eisenhower publicly announced the surrender of Italy to the Allies and the Allied armistice with Italy.

September 08, 1944 - London was hit by a V2 rocket for the first time.

September 08, 1944 - Menton, a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France, was liberated from Germany.


Thursday, September 08, 1966 - The landmark American science fiction television series Star Trek premiered with its first-aired episode, "The Man Trap".

Thursday, September 08, 1966 - Singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer Peter Furler was born Peter Andrew Furler in McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia.

Thursday, September 08, 1966 - Singer-songwriter Carola Häggkvist was Carola Maria Häggkvist born in Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.

From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 09/07/15:

“Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never–in nothing, great or small, large or petty–never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”

- Winston Churchill, October 29, 1941
(30 Nov 1874 - 24 Jan 1965)

    Thanks so much, Susan!

    From My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of TX - 09/07/16 - "  Jimmy Harty":

  So very proud of Jim for closing out his Cub Scout time by earning 9 activity pins, the Webelos Badge, Arrow of Light and the religious knot for Cub Scouts. He also crossed over officially into Boy Scouts!!

So very proud of you, Jim!!  

   WHOO-HOO! Thank you, Brent! Way to go, Jimmy!


 From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 09/05/16 - "Remember Slow Food?":

   ABSOLUTELY! Thank you, Dearest Judy!

  From Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 09/05/16: 

  INDEED! Thank you, Sarah Sugah!

“No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately.

- Michel de Montaigne
(28 Feb 1533 - 13 Sept 1592

BONUS STAR TREK KNIT AND CROCHET PATTERNS: - Totally Trektackular Star Trek Patterns

BONUS STAR TREK RECIPES: - 8 Star Trek Recipes You Can Replicate at Home


From - 09/07/15:

Husband: Don’t put that money in your mouth. There are germs on it.

Wife: Don’t be silly. Even a germ can’t live on the money you make.


1. Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.

2. Wednesday, September 14, 2016 -1:00 PM - Schooner's Grill, 12567 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606, (757) 599-4144 - All alumni are invited and with your significant other. Everyone pays for their own meal.

3. Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17, 2016 - The NNHS Class of 1966 will hold their 50-Year Reunion - OPEN TO ALL CLASSES. Friday Night: Meet and Greet at The Cove Restaurant, City Center, NN, 711 Lakefront Commons, NN from 7:00 PM - closing. Saturday Night: Marriott Hotel, City Center, 740 Town City Drive, NN from 7:00 PM - midnight in the Pearl Room.

4. Wednesday and Thursday, October 19 and 20, 2016 - The NNHS Class of 1956 will hold their 60-Year Reunion.

PRAYER ROLL: - updated 09/02/16

BLOG: - updated 03/13/11

Y'all take care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                                 Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309

"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."


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Star Trek Theme Song

"Star Trek Theme Song" midi courtesy of - 09/08/06

 Image of Captain James T. Kirk courtesy of - 09/08/06

 Image of Mr. Spock courtesy of - 09/08/06

Blue Neon Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 06/25/06

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of Herbert Hice of MI - one of my Famous Marines who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Thanks, Herbie!

Animated USMC and Air Force Flags clip art courtesy of - 06/18/03

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of - 05/23/16

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