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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.

Recent Articles

  • County Hall Corner: D.C. Corrupts Even LLWS0

    Most of us who live paycheck to paycheck (or, in my case, from Social Security deposit) do not understand what makes the rich tick. Yes, we know that they can get to wear the finest clothes, go to the nicest restaurants, travel wherever they want, etc., but the rich generally take all that for granted.

  • County Hall Corner: The Nation’s Eyes are on the PA Senate Race0

    The Pennsylvania Primary on Tuesday, April 23rd, will be here before we know it, and it is a shoo-in for three-term incumbent US Senator Bob Casey Jr. to win the Democratic race. Likewise, the Republicans are selecting former Army veteran and businessman Dave McCormick. Both men have worthy credentials but also some baggage to deal

  • County Hall Corner: Who are the People in Your Neighborhood?0

    The website for the Center for Immigration Studies listed all sanctuary cities, counties, and states in the United States, updated on March 6, 2024. The site stated, “The sanctuary jurisdictions are listed below. These cities, counties, and states have laws, ordinances, regulations, resolutions, policies, or other practices that obstruct immigration enforcement and shield criminals from

  • County Hall Corner: Disorder in the Court0

    Two weeks ago, this column featured the power and problems of protection from abuse orders that were taking up enormous amounts of time from the Sheriff’s office. Sheriff Lusk was back again at the Lycoming County Commissioners’ meeting on Thursday, February 15th, along with three Lycoming County magistrate judges. They came to advocate for a

  • County Hall Corner: The 21st Century Freedom Riders0

    Originally, there were eight holidays that everyone knew about. There were the major holidays of Christmas and Easter, along with Independence Day (July 4) and Thanksgiving Day (4th Thursday in November). The minor ones were: Lincoln’s Birthday (February 12), Washington’s Birthday (February 22), Memorial Day (last Monday in May), and Labor Day (First Monday in

  • County Hall Corner: The Power and Problems of PFAs0

    The Lycoming County Commissioners Meeting on the first of February had a small item on the Salary Board agenda that stated, “Sheriff’s Office – Request to add a Part-Time Clerk III, Paygrade 4.” Commissioner Metzger invited Sheriff Lusk to comment on the reason for this personnel addition to the Sheriff’s Office. Lusk was more than


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