Following the release of Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis,” Elvis Presley’s ex-girlfriend, Linda Thompson, speaks out about not being featured in the biopic. According to Express, Linda Thompson spoke about the Elvis Presley biopic by saying she hasn’t seen it yet. “No, I haven’t seen it yet. The trailer looks very entertaining and Austin Butler appears to do a fantastic depiction. BUT since so many people are left out who were very important and instrumental in Elvis’ life – I wouldn’t call it a biopic.”
Linda Thompson seemingly slammed the new Baz Luhrmann film about Elvis Presley‘s life, simply titled Elvis. While she dated Elvis for five years in the ’70s and lived at his famous Graceland residence, she is reportedly not featured in the movie. Elvis and Linda dated from 1972 to...
COLORADO SPRINGS — The death of 25-year-old Linda Thompson still remains unsolved 49 years after she was shot in a neighbors front yard in 1973. Thompson was dropping her young son off at a babysitter’s house located near the corner of Airport Rd. and Placid Rd. Thompson and her son were in the front yard […]
Almost more than any other industry, music developed by artists inspiring other artists. Rock traces its roots to rhythm and blues, electronic fuses punk and hip hop, and so forth. Similarly, Elvis Presley ended up helping to inspire a hit Whitney Houston song, with a lot of help from Linda Thompson.
While Elvis Presley and Linda Thompson only dated for four years, Linda still likes to share her love for the late King online. She often shares throwback photos to her Instagram page and tells stories about Elvis that fans didn’t know. Linda, now 72, said, “There’s a lot about...
WESTFIELD — To understand where Westfield State University President Linda Thompson wants the school to be headed, it’s important to understand where she’s been. “I lived in foster care until I was 6, then moved to live with my mother, who raised five children as a single parent on welfare,” Thompson said. “My older sister was a teen mom, never finishing high school, and my other sister was addicted to heroin and died of a gunshot wound at the age of 21. I knew I didn’t want to follow that route.”
Westfield State University's president Dr. Linda Thompson is sworn in to become the 21st president by Dr. Robert Martin, chairman of the board of trustees, Friday afternoon, April 29, 2022. (Hoang 'Leon' Nguyen / The Republican)Get Photo. 4 / 19. WSU's presidential investiture. 5 / 19. WSU's presidential investiture. 6...
WESTFIELD — The investiture of Westfield State University president Dr. Linda Thompson was celebrated with a dinner at Scanlon Banquet Hall and musical performance on Thursday, April 28. A social hour and dinner were staged in the banquet hall prior to a jazz performance at the Catherine Dower Center.
Westfield State University president Linda Thompson focuses on ‘leaders of tomorrow’ and making university a ‘thought leader’
Still a junior at Westfield State University, Aaron Lessing, of Chicopee, has seen the institution’s presidents come and go. He was there for the final months of Ramon Torrecilha, who retired in 2020, and for the tenure of Roy Saigo, who served in an interim capacity for the 2020-2021 academic year.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Former Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson has dropped out of the race for the 103rd House District. Her name will not appear on the ballot come May 17. “Regrettably, I have authorized my attorney to cause my name as a candidate for the Pennsylvania General Assembly from the 103rd Legislative District to […]
Former Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson was an unexpected entrant into this year’s race for a redrawn state House seat covering Harrisburg and a portion of Cumberland County’s West Shore suburbs. But Thompson doesn’t think any of those who know her best will be shocked. To her, it’s...
Linda Thompson, the first black and first woman to win election as mayor of Harrisburg, is reviving her political career. Thompson filed papers with the Pennsylvania Department of State Monday to seek the Democratic nomination for the newly-redrawn 103rd District seat in the state House of Representatives, putting her in a three-way primary field with incumbent Rep. Patty Kim and challenger Heather MacDonald, a candidate from the West Shore portion of the new district.
Linda Thompson, Age 82, of Vasa, MN passed away on March 22, 2022, at Mercy Gilbert Medical Center in Gilbert, AZ after a long and courageous battle with Liver disease. Linda Louise (Bratland) Thompson was born in Fargo, ND to Hans and Ella (Radcliffe) Bratland on March 13, 1940. She grew up in Leonard, ND and attended Leonard schools, graduating Valedictorian in 1958. Linda attended Valley City State Teachers college and received her teaching certificate in 1960. On June 10th. 1960, she married Duane Thompson, and in the fall of that year they moved to St. Paul Park, MN. Linda taught school in District 833 until starting her family. Linda substitute taught until the family moved to Vasa, MN in 1970. She worked at Kid Duds manufacturing until its closing. She then went to work for WeeCare Daycare where she loved taking care of the babies. She worked there until her retirement in 2002. Linda was a member of Vasa Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday school, was superintendent of the Sunday School and was a member of the Church Council. She was also a member of WELCA where she participated in many bake sales and garage sales. She loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren. She was an avid camper and loved traveling. She enjoyed spending her winters with Duane in Arizona where she loved keeping warm in the sun.
In the decades after the Civil War, millions of people who had been enslaved navigated freedom in different ways. Many were forced economically and socially to stay on their former masters’ lands as sharecroppers. Though emancipation and the reconstruction period promised freed Blacks equal opportunity to American ideals of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, the rise of the Ku Klux Klan and Jim Crow made life increasingly difficult – and dangerous.
Former girlfriend of Elvis Presley, Linda Thompson, posted a few snapshots over herself with the musician in the last years of his life. She shared a post from an Instagram fan account dedicated to her relationship with the King. “While Elvis and Linda were together, they traveled all over jet-setting...
Linda Thompson says she’s never heard anyone sound more like Elvis Presley than her friend Ron Glaser. Linda Thompson is an actress who is also famously known as Elvis Presley’s ex-girlfriend. The pair dated from July 1972 to December 1976 before Thomspon broke things off. She often speaks fondly of her ex, and honors him on his birthday every year. This year, January 8th proved to be a particularly difficult time for Thomspon, as she suffered an additional loss. Thomspon’s dear friend Ron Glaser, passed away at just 37 years old. The news arrived on the same day as the anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death.
The lyrics to the carol “Silver Bells,” famously sung by Bing Crosby, paint a happy picture of the holiday season: “Children laughing, people passing, meeting smile after smile.” While this rings true, what should be acknowledged is that it can also be a stressful time of year for many individuals, especially young adults.