Ed Grisamore

Ed Grisamore

In the shade of the bottle trees

Jerry Payne has a forest of bottle trees on his property that reflect the light and reflect his approach to life.

Ed Grisamore

‘Love’ is more than a tennis score

Jaime Kaplan is the alumni director at Stratford Academy, its legendary tennis coach, a world-class athlete who played at Wimbledon and a cancer survivor. Now she’s the grand marshal of the Cherry Blossom Festival parade.

Ed Grisamore

Sometimes, Santa even gets a casting call

You never stop being Santa, Lewis Chapman has found over the years. When he’s in character, Chapman was hoisted plenty of children to his knee and helped with fundraisers benefiting Jay’s Hope, schools and hospitals, among others.

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'Q' and 'U' get married

Stratford kindergarten students attended the wedding of the letters of "Q" and "U" last week. The girls dressed up as queens, and the boys were quarterbacks. They have been studying the alphabet all school year, and Q was the last letter in the unit. The Rev. Joe McDaniel, of Musella Baptist Church, officiated the wedding.
Ed Grisamore Special to The Telegraph
'Q' and 'U' get married 2:00

'Q' and 'U' get married

Former Sunday School teacher reflects on his recovery 1:04

Former Sunday School teacher reflects on his recovery

Video: Local poet James Brown remembers Martin Luther King Jr. 1:13

Video: Local poet James Brown remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Electronics helped Austin Childers pass time in the hospital 1:19

Electronics helped Austin Childers pass time in the hospital