Latest Payne Stewart Stories

2014-06-11 23:10:56

Dr. Ira Williams, author, surgeon, and retired USAF major, discusses how Payne Stewart’s tragic death provides everything one needs to know for how to perform painless and humane legal executions. States where executions are permitted should take a lesson from the deaths of Payne and several of his friends. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 “It is the most peaceful way to die!” says Dr. Williams. “Useful consciousness is reduced to 60 seconds or less at the equivalent...

2014-01-28 23:32:42

The answer lies in the tragic death of golfer Payne Stewart and technology by the US Air Force. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 How do the 1999 tragic death of a world-renowned golfer and the recent highly criticized execution of a convicted Ohio inmate provide the clues for offering the most painless and humane method for future legal executions? The US Air Force provides the method, and Dr. Ira Williams, author of “Find The Black Box” provides the answer in a newly published...

2009-09-21 14:39:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company asks fans to honor the 10th anniversary of the Payne Stewart Award by donning Payne Stewart's signature red hat. By wearing the red hat, fans will display their support for golf, grace and giving and honor Stewart's legacy. The red hat symbolizes how fans share Stewart's respect for the traditions of the game and a commitment to uphold the game's heritage of charitable support. (Logo:...

2005-08-19 07:04:32

By Brian Williams ATHENS (Reuters) - Tests on victims of a Cyprus airliner crash showed no carbon monoxide poisoning on Friday, which appeared to rule out one theory for the disaster. Investigators hope tests will shed some light on why the pilot, co-pilot and many passengers on the Helios Airways Boeing 737 apparently fell unconscious before the plane crashed near Athens last Sunday killing all six crew and 115 passengers. One theory for Greece and Cyprus's worst air disaster was...

2005-08-17 16:22:58

By Brian Williams ATHENS (Reuters) - Cyprus's president said on Wednesday the weekend crash of a Cypriot airliner was "peculiar" with only one precedent, indirectly suggesting a link to U.S. golfer Payne Stewart's similar plane death six years ago. President Tassos Papadopoulos did not name the 1999 Learjet crash that killed Stewart and five others as the precedent in question, but Greek authorities have consistently highlighted it as their only known close comparison to Sunday's...

2005-08-14 17:35:00

ATHENS -- A Cypriot airliner that crashed in Greece may already have been a flying tomb when it plunged to earth with some of the 121 people aboard already either dead or unconscious, early indications suggest. Sunday's crash, the worst air disaster in Greece and the worst involving a Cypriot airline, perplexed aviation experts astounded by what appeared to have been a catastrophic failure of cabin pressure and or oxygen supply at 35,000 feet -- nearly 10 kilometers (six miles) up, higher...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.