The Clarion

Former classmates set up fund for lasting tribute

Jacob Ennis, Managing Editor

February 6, 2013

A shade tree for Brandon Slattery next to a bench for Amy Damon is the goal of a memorial fund through Madison College. Slattery, 24, and Damon, 21, were found dead in a burning vehicle in McFarland early on New Year’s Day this year. The cause of death was ruled as smoke inhalation. Becky Zarling,...

Inspirational poet, activist, journalist passes

Cristalyne Bell, Editor in Chief

February 9, 2011

The last of a breed and a hero in journalism died earlier this year after a two-year battle with liver cancer. At 72, John Ross had seen more, done more and ruffled more feathers than most journalists could ever hope to in two life times. The fearless “investigative poet” made a name for himself...

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