Staff Sgt. David Tagliaferro and his military working dog, Bertha, both from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C.,...
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times staff
When Tech. Sgt. Joseph Throgmorton volunteered for a kennel master job at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, several months ago, he had no idea it would be what he describes as "probably the most complicated and the most stressful job I've had in my 13-and-a-half years (of service)."The kennel master from the 75th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog Unit here did not know what his mission would be... Read more
Mixed martial arts class with Gloria Olson, who holds a 7th degree blackbelt and 23 years of experience in soft and hard style including karate, tae kwon do, kickboxing, kung fu and kenpo. Course will include soft and hard style, self defense, sparring and weapons. Benefits include self esteem, discipline, conditioning and good health. Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, 4 p.m.-4:45 p.m. for... Read more
Hilltop Times staff
The third annual Family Overnight Campout will be held July 30. Set up your tent at Centennial Park at 5 p.m. or Outdoor Recreation has tents available to rent to assemble at the park. For more information about the tents, call Outdoor Recreation at (801) 777-2225. Other activities will include a nature walk, the animated film, "Brother Bear," on a big screen in the park, popcorn, a bonfire, hot... Read more
Staff Sgt. Steve Grever, Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The Air Force launched a new public website this month to help educate and inform Airmen about the service's dress and appearance standards and policies. The Air Force Directorate of Service's Uniforms and Recognition Branch created the website in conjunction with the Air Force Personnel Center and several other agencies which features interactive slideshows,... Read more
Steve Salles, Standard-Examiner movie critic
Iron Man is back, a little lighter in both material and structure, a little darker in tone and deed, yet at the heart of it all beats a decent summer thriller that should satisfy more than a few. It's been six months since Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) revealed that he is Iron Man. The resulting world peace accord is greeted around the globe with great excitement, but governments, particularly... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times editor
Ongoing plans for transportation corridor solutions for the western portion of Davis County will be highlighted at a series of open houses as officials ask for resident input. All open houses are from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. They include: •Tuesday, Aug. 3, Sunset City Hall, 200 W. 1500 North •Wednesday, Aug, 4, Kanesville Elementary School, 3112 S. 3500 West, West Haven •Thursday, Aug. 5, Legacy... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
It's hard for a parent to see their child get hurt, even if it's just a small bump or scratch. Sometimes it can be hard to tell when children need medical attention or when a home treatment will suffice. Parents know best Though doctors and qualified medical professionals can provide guidelines on when injuries are serious enough to merit a doctor's visit, it's important to remember that, as... Read more
Lee Anne Hensley, Hilltop Times correspondent
The Belle of the Ball free dress loan program will host a donation drive Aug. 10, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the Base Theater, Building 441. "Unfortunately some of the dresses in our inventory are a little dated which is why we like to have an annual dress drive to keep our inventory current," says Kay Zobrist, spouse of Col. Scott Zobrist, 388th Fighter Wing commander, and co-organizer of... Read more
Catherine McNally, Hilltop Times staff
This year's 22nd annual Rod Run, hosted by the base Arts and Crafts Center and Auto Shop, will take place on Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Centennial Park. It might be the first year Kevin Henrie, auto shop manager and member of the 75th Force Support Squadron, has managed the Rod Run, but he is as excited as ever to get the event rolling into high gear. The Rod Run will feature a plethora of... Read more
Mary Lou Gorny, Hilltop Times Editor
With phase two scheduled to begin the end of this month, the 75th Medical Group facility will be coordinating several changes in its lobby. The Optometry Clinic will move into its renovated space, the Family Medicine Clinic will move to its new location and access to the dental area will come through the entryway near the Family Medicine Clinic.Among the major changes anticipated in September are... Read more

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