Writing history: Local WWII Veteran, former reporter to receive award

by | Nov 12, 2015 | Life & Style

Murphy's Wayne Spraggings' office is filled with many momentos of his time in the Navy and as a reporter for various newspapers.

Murphy’s Wayne Spraggings’ office is filled with many momentos of his time in the Navy and as a reporter for various newspapers.

Wayne Spraggings, of Murphy, types up a story on his trusty type writer in his office.

Wayne Spraggings, of Murphy, types up a story on his trusty type writer in his office.

Veteran. Foreign News Correspondent. Business owner.

Without a doubt, Murphy resident Wayne Spraggins has seen and experienced much in his 91 years.

Flipping through the pages of his life, Spraggins illustrious military career started when the Montgomery, Ala. native joined the Navy during World War II at the age of 19, not long after graduating high school.

By David Jenkins • Staff Writer • [email protected]

For the complete story see the Nov. 19 edition of The Farmersville Times or click on the e-edition.

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