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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: Happy Birthday, Smokey Bear!0

    “Everyone loves you, Smokey!” So exclaimed a third-grade pupil at the Montgomery Area Elementary School, shortly after her class had its picture taken with the world’s most famous bear at a fire-prevention presentation by the Clinton Twp. Volunteer Fire Company. Each of the students were moving away after their picture, preparing for the next class

  • This Week’s LION: Overachiever Jacob Stopper

    This Week’s LION: Overachiever Jacob Stopper0

    In covering various candidates for the upcoming election, I discovered that both Scott Metzger, running for Lycoming County Commissioner, and Eric Beiter, running for Williamsport city mayor, have the same campaign manager. His name is Jacob Stopper from Loyalsock Township. It takes an exceptional person to manage two high-profile campaigns such as this, and he

  • This Week’s LION: The American Legion

    This Week’s LION: The American Legion0

    In May of 1919, a group of men who had served in the American Expeditionary Forces in the Great War had returned from France and met in St. Louis to create an advocacy organization for returning vets such as themselves. They called it the American Legion. There were some heavy hitters among those organizers, such

  • This Week’s LION: Introducing the Next Mayor of Williamsport0

    In November, the registered voters of the city of Williamsport will elect their next mayor. He will be a much younger man than his predecessor, married to a wonderful wife with several beautiful children. He will be knowledgeable, well educated, and even have studied abroad. He will be a visionary but understands the severe constraints

  • This Week’s LION: 911 Memorial Ride Riders0

    I recently had the privilege of serving as a fire policeman for the Clinton Twp. Fire Company and helping line up the bikers who were participating in the 911 Memorial Ride held on September 11th. As early as 9:00 a.m., the riders began arriving, and during the day I enjoyed getting to chat a bit

  • This Week’s LION: Katelyn Taylor – LyCo Dairy Maid

    This Week’s LION: Katelyn Taylor – LyCo Dairy Maid0

    For a bibliophile, it is finding an unusual limited edition book. For a philatelist, it is finding a rare stamp. For a leadership guru, it is finding a young person who not only has the potential for leadership but is already a leader! Getting elected as a class officer in high school is not based


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