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John Fountain

...a retired Army Veteran having served in W.W.II and the Korean War. He also retired from the Civil service and the Pony Express. He was a member of South Gate Baptist Church. Survivors include his son, John R. Fountain, his daughter, Elaine...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172956128
New first-class stamps are forever

...WASHINGTON --- Rummaging around for 1-and 2-cent postage stamps when postal rates go up is heading the way of the Pony Express.Beginning in January, all new stamps good for 1 ounce of first-class mail will be marked as "forever."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-12-28/new-first-class-stamps-are
Business | Metro | National
Infamous outlaw brings tourist dollars to town

...their city as the place where the Pony Express began, not where James died...Jesse James Home and focus on the Pony Express Museum or the Patee House Museum...museums and the house are owned by the Pony Express Historical Association. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/30/liv_293964.shtml
Life & style
Praises cyclists' support of research

...meeting (on) the same evening the Pony Express ride passed through Aiken...meeting, Rose Hale talked about the Pony Express ride and asked the chapter to...the next day, she presented the Pony Express lead rider a total of $680 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/21/op_236630.shtml
Opinion columns
Punxsutawney Phil's handler stepping down

...the time. Part of the job includes taking Phil to parades and special events. "I could stay in forever, but even the Pony Express changed horses," Deeley said. Deeley joined the Inner Circle - the top-hat- and tuxedo-wearing men responsible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/27/liv_49954.shtml
Life & style
Banking in the fast lane

...checks using digital means, rather than presenting the actual paper check for payment. "Check 21 brings us from the Pony Express into the computer age," said John Hall, a spokesman for the American Bankers Association. For banks, the current...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/29/bus_426760.shtml
Business
Wild West shows thrilled city

...born Aug. 13, 1860, on a farm in Darke County, Ohio. Col. Cody, as later billed, rode on a mail route for the Pony Express, served as a scout for the Union Army during the Civil War, operated a hotel and shot more than 4,000 buffalo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/09/met_267469.shtml
Metro
Postal workers in the front lines

...our mail to our prosperity. United Parcel Service, Airborne, etc., must be vigilant and appreciated as well. The Pony Express and early air mail routes were dangerous professions. Postal workers and shipping employees are now on the front...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/06/op_324495.shtml
Opinion columns
Handwritten letters take on status of appreciated gifts

...electronic communications, stationers say the paper industry and the act of handwriting letters haven't gone the way of the Pony Express. "What we're seeing is that the handwritten note has been elevated to the level of a gift," said Barbara Hornsby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/22/liv_426061.shtml
Life & style
Paper still prominent

...better, these paper-free pioneers are testing the waters of a whole new way to work. "Paper is the pony express, it's worse than the pony express," asserts Michael Radcliff, chief information officer at Toledo, Ohio-based Owens Corning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/12/bus_233157.shtml
Business