To the late Laurence Lloyd of Charles Town, W.Va., a longtime weather observer, a master of Morse code and a fine gentleman, in a era when we have too few of those.
To Charlie R. Rowe of Clear Spring, who's barbecued at least 6,000 chickens a year for 12 years for a variety of charitable causes. He charges nothing for his labor, and says he does it because he just like to help people.
To Michael Gossard, who volunteered to serve on the Mont Alto Borough Council at a time when it's been tough to get citizens to run for office there. As councilman Robert Rock said, it's a civic duty.
To U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson and his fellow Republicans, who tried to link the White House to illegal financing of a union election without proof, then had to back-pedal. Wasn't this the guy who pledged to prove a Chinese connection?