Marine From Houlton Area Killed in Afghanistan 

A Marine from the Houlton area has been killed in Afghanistan.School officials from Greater Houlton Christian Academy say James Zimmerman died yesterday. Zimmerman was a 2003 graduate of the school. His parents work there and the headmaster says they were notified of their son’s death last night. No word yet from the military on how Zimmerman died. Friends of the family say Zimmerman was a spirited man with a passion for making his family proud and following his dream of serving in the military. Funeral arrangements have not been announced.