AN AMERICAN HERO SAYS THANK YOU - LTC. Lee Merritt of Seaford is home from his fifth tour of duty in Iraq. Merritt is shown at a recent ceremony at Harley Davidson of Seaford presenting local businessmen and organizations with an American flag that flew over Suddam Hussan's Al Faw palace in Baghdad and a certificate of appreciation for supplies, cards and letters that were sent to the 1,500 troops under his command. From left are: Doug Figgs, Seaford Kiwanis Club; James King, manager of Seaford Food Lion; Joe Tune, American Legion Post 6 Executive Committeeman; LTC. Lee Merritt; Robert Mulroy, Commander of VFW Post 4961; Spuck Bennett, owner of Harley Davidson of Seaford; and state Rep. Danny Short of Seaford.

Photo by Gene Bleile

Seaford updating comprehensive plan

OPERATION WE CARE - Volunteers assemble 594 care packages to help combat 'yuletide blues' in the armed forces deployed overseas. Page 3 - By Don Allen
PROGRESS IS SLOW - Several local railroad projects are moving forward, slowly, including a crossing over the Nanticoke River. Page 5 -

Several local rai...

CLASSROOM SIZE LIMITS - Seaford School District has met the state requirement on size limits for kindergarten through the third grade. Page 6 - By Lynn R. Parks...

MIRACLE HALF MILE - The race was half a mile long, but for six-year-old Adria Seely of Bridgeville, running 2,640 feet was almost a miracle. Page 4 -

The race was just...

LEADERSHIP ROLE - State Rep. Danny Short, R-Seaford, will continue his leadership role in the Delaware House of Representatives. Page 10 -

Meeting for the f...

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Division of Fish & Wildlife is looking for volunteers to help with habitat restoration work on Broad Creek. Page 20 -

DNREC's Division ...

OUTDOOR SUMMIT - State Sen. Robert Venables is honored during the recent 2014 Outdoor Summit at the All Stars Building on the grounds of Stockley Center. Page 28 - By Tony E. Winds...

ALL CONFERENCE - Western Sussex Fall sports all conference first team player photos start on page 37. -

STATE SEMIFINALS - The Sussex Tech and Laurel varsity football teams compete in the state semifinals. Pages 37 and 38 - By Lynn Schofer<...

WINTER SPORTS - Winter sports season begins next week. Schedules and team info in the sports section. -