A strong love of country and outer space

July 2, 2019 Raiza Giorgi

By Raiza Giorgi publisher@santaynezvalleystar.com Rutledge “Putty” Mills of Santa Ynez has a special affinity for space travel and a special pride in his country. After serving in World War II, he was directly involved with […]

France honors local WWII veterans

July 22, 2018 Raiza Giorgi

By Raiza Giorgi news@santaynezvalleystar.com   In some old soldiers, the fighting spirit never dies. French government officials recently awarded their country’s highest honor to local World War II veteran Rutledge “Putty” Mills, and he immediately […]