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People, Places & Events
Former POW speaks to Rootseekers
Special to The Monitor
MABANK–The Rootseekers Genealogical Society were privileged to have James Edwin Ray as their recent speaker.

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Former prisoner of war James Edwin Ray speaks to the Rootseekers Genealogy Society members.

He started off his talk about his family’s migration from North Carolina to Texas. Then he took us back in his memories to the time he was a POW in Vietnam. He spent six years nine months and four days as a captive.
He flew the F105 Thunder Chief that was built for duty in Europe. He was stationed in Thailand but was shot down close to the Gulf of Tonkin while on a mission to blow up a trestle bridge.

Read more in The Monitor in stands now.


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The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake

We have many animals at the
Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake
in Seven Points
in dire need of a good home.
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The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake
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10220 County Road 2403 in Seven Points.
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