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    Larry Stout

    Larry W. Stout has worn lots of hats over the years; a decorated military veteran, ordained pastor, university professor in Europe, and missionary to the former Soviet Union. He has authored textbooks on human resource management and leadership that have been translated into six languages as well as had published two novels. He currently invests his energies as a foster parent and board member for eight different community organizations. He is a native of Montgomery, graduating from Montgomery Area High School in 1970, who married his high school sweetheart Debbie, and together they have raised two sons and two daughters, one of which is adopted, but they cannot remember which one.

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  • This Week’s LION: Joe Hamm is Our Man0

    Note: This is the fourth article in a series recognizing ten people who have impacted our community and are great role models. Here is a trivia question you can spring on your friends. In the recent Pennsylvania primary, what Republican received the most votes for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives? By the title of this

  • This Week’s LION: Fire Chief Todd Winder0

    This is the third article in recognizing people who I believe have impacted our community and are great role models. Pennsylvania has a great heritage of volunteer firefighters. Benjamin Franklin himself founded the first non-profit, volunteer fire company, the Union Fire Company, in Philadelphia in 1736. This tradition continued for centuries; by the 1970s, there

  • This Week’s LION: Carol Sides: A True Patriot0

    On Thursday, November 10, 2016, just two days after Donald Trump had won the presidential election, Carol Sides, a senior citizen from Williamsport, received a call. “Mrs. Sides, this is the State Police. I am calling to inform you that all your personal information, including your home address, cell phone number, and email, has been

  • This Week’s LION: Publisher Jim Webb and Editor Steph Nordstrom0

    It was ten years ago this month that I wrote my very first column for Webb Weekly. In April of 2014, I had a lot on my plate. I was a pastor at a church in Williamsport, a virtual professor for an international MBA program (which also meant I had to travel abroad occasionally), served

  • This Week’s LION: Dr. Mnkandhla: Inspiring Diamond in the Rough

    This Week’s LION: Dr. Mnkandhla: Inspiring Diamond in the Rough0

    Many missionaries over the past centuries have gone to Africa, but sometimes it works the other way around. Raphael Mnkandhla was born in 1983 in Zimbabwe, a former British colony that became one of the most troubled countries in Africa. AIDS was rampant at that time, taking the life of Raphael’s mother and sister, and

  • This Week’s LION: Woodlands Bank Everyday Heroes0

    Every bank is somewhat different in one way or another, but Woodlands Bank is truly unique. Founded in 1989 by a small group of entrepreneurs who desired a different kind of community bank in Lycoming County, they chose the name “Woodlands” to reflect the lumber heritage of the area. It also had the advantage of


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