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

CLOSE CONTEST - Woodbridge golf team comes up four strokes short in narrow loss to Delmar. Page 37 - By Gene Bleile
COMPETITION - JROTC triumphs over Heritage Shores military club. Page 12 - By John Barr ...

ELECTION - Dan Henderson and Howard Mulvaney III won City Council seats. Page 4 -

Dan Henderson and...

HEROES - Four honored during ceremony for service during WWII. Page 45 -

Four members of t...

CHOCOLATE - Nanticoke Health, Seaford Chamber and City Live for Chocolate. Page 3 -

Nanticoke Health ...

HEALTH - Delaware prepares for another Drug Take-Back Day. Page 26 -

As Delaware prepa...

LIFE'S LESSONS - Procinos reign as Watermelon Queen is life-changing. Page 36 - By Tony E. Windso...

ROAD WIN - The Sussex Tech softball team earns a road win over Mardela. Page 38 - By Mike McClure
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FINAL WORD - Interior Dept. is now the enforcer. Page 47 -

STARS OF THE WEEK - A Woodbridge softball player and a Seaford track and field athlete are this weeks Seaford Stars. Page 39 -