Teresa Tucker was among the first group of women to serve aboard ship in the Navy.
She had just landed her helicopter in Saudi Arabia’s searing mid-day heat.Getting out, she took off her helmet letting her hair drop down. A shepherd was watching this. His eyes widened as he raised his hands and began shouting with shock and outrage at the sight of a woman flying an aircraft.
Let’s get down to Waxhaw business! The Waxhaw Woman’s Club is holding a fundraiser, “Ziti With Your Sweetie,” on Valentine’s Day, Friday evening, February 14th, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the Waxhaw Woman’s Club, 200 East South Main Street, in Waxhaw.
The Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe has a variety of fitness classes to help seniors stay active.
Local business ready for Christmas.
It started with 21 women in the home of Mrs. A.M. Crowell. It was Nov. 28, 1913, and the Women of the Word were just getting started. In those days, the group from St. Luke’s Lutheran was called the Women’s Missionary Society, and each woman was responsible for the five-cent dues.