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Posted on 10 August 2018 | 4:09 pm
Virginia Marie Gillen McKenna - Fort Scott
Fort Scott TribuneVirginia Marie Gillen McKennaFort Scott TribuneVirginia Marie Gillen McKenna died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott, Kan., at the age of 80. Virginia was born July 14, 1938, in Harper County, Kan., to Arnold P. and Margaret A. (Goetz) Gillen. She grew up on a farm near ...
Posted on 10 August 2018 | 2:04 pm
Elizabeth Tuomi, other area athletes compete
Hometown FocusElizabeth Tuomi, other area athletes compete in AustraliaHometown FocusNext, McKenna Brown grabbed the baton and ran her split. Her leg and arms pumped swiftly as she did her best to catch up to the American team in front of her. The baton finally reached Elizabeth's hand and she ran with it—fast. Lizzy has a long stride ...
Posted on 9 August 2018 | 11:07 pm
King of the jungle is mane attraction at
Bridport and Lyme Regis NewsKing of the jungle is mane attraction at galleryBridport and Lyme Regis NewsBorn Free Co-Founder and Trustee, Virginia McKenna OBE, said: “Have we learned nothing over the years? How can we not understand that keeping wild animals in cages is not just cruel, but shameful? Lions are known as kings of the jungle. This little ...
Posted on 2 August 2018 | 4:29 am
Three celebrity talks for new retirement
Crawley ObserverThree celebrity talks for new retirement development in HorshamCrawley ObserverSpokeswoman Anna Harris said: “Kicking-off the series on Monday, August 6, is Virginia McKenna. Stage and screen actor, author and wildlife campaigner Virginia is the co-founder of the charity Born Free. “On Tuesday, August 28, author and humanitarian ...
Posted on 2 August 2018 | 4:04 am
Cats Head to SMU Invite to Begin 2015
Arizona also welcomes three transfers (Anna Panagiotakopoulos - West Virginia, McKenna Painton - Cal State Fullerton and Mackenzie Kleespies - James Madison) all of whom were the primary liberos t their previous schools. UA has led the conference in digs ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:00 pm
Why The Battle of Waterloo Began With
Well, not at the 1815 Brussels original, of course, but at its re-enactment in 1969 by Sergei Bondarchuk for Waterloo, a movie in which Christopher Plummer played Wellington, Virginia McKenna the Duchess, and Rod Steiger a doughy Napoleon. I was covering ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 3:01 pm
Bill Bryson And Sandi Toksvig To Appear At
Fellow wildlife campaigner Virginia McKenna (of the Born Free Foundation) will talk about African animals, while the Flower Appreciation Society gives you a chance to make your own floral headband. Throw in Bill Bryson, Richard E. Grant, Andrew Marr ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
Drilling for oil and gas on Leith Hill gets
LHAG chairman Patrick Nolan thanked campaign supporters, who included Coldharbour resident and activist Virginia McKenna and actor Brian Blessed, for their efforts. "We are naturally disappointed at the decision which has been announced," he wrote in the ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 4:56 pm
Pet Tales: Cecil has become a lion martyr
The “Born Free” theme song won an Academy Award. The human stars of the movie, Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers, gave up their acting careers to become animal activists. They helped start the Born Free organizations — in 1984 in the UK and 1994 in ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 1:09 am