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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: Steve Brady and the Covation Center0

    Ask many people what their perfect job would be, and they would respond to own their own business. The idea of being one’s own boss is appealing, but the reality is that simply because a person has a valuable skill or talent, it doesn’t mean they have the knowledge necessary for running their own business.

  • This Week’s LION Kaleb Daniels: Intern Extraordinaire

    This Week’s LION Kaleb Daniels: Intern Extraordinaire2

    The comic strip “Dilbert” mocks the contemporary business office. There is a character by the name of Asok, who is a brilliant young intern whose wisdom is not appreciated, and thus ends up doing the most menial of tasks. (Example: “Hey, my staple remover is broken. Somebody toss that intern to me.”) Scott Adams, the

  • This Week’s LION: Ex-Congressman Tom Marino0

    When Tom Marino was elected for his fifth term of office for the U.S. House of Representatives, he was confident it would be his last campaign. What Tom did not expect was a life-threatening illness the first week of January of this year that almost cost him his life. It was a terribly difficult decision,

  • This Week’s LION: American Rescue Workers Fresh Start Program0

    There is an old, old saying that is better to give a hand up than a hand out. It is a simple saying, but it is a challenge to implement. A good example is the work of the American Rescue Workers (ARW) and their support to men and women who have just been released from

  • This Week’s LION: Memories of Father Manno0

    If ever there was a Leader in Our Neighborhood (LION) it was Father John Manno, who passed away on May 30th at the age of 78. Tributes to the man poured in throughout the region because he touched many lives far beyond his own parish. Much has been written about this extraordinary individual, but I

  • This Week’s LION – Ben Watts, Leader in the Making0

    LION stands for Leaders In Our Neighborhood, and they come in all kinds of shapes and sizes — even high school seniors. Ben Watts of Montoursville Area High School was recently awarded the Lycoming County Republican Party Scholarship Award. Inspired since his freshman year by a very devoted civics teacher who encouraged him to attend


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