Monthly Archives: August 2018

Chapter 43 — The Ides of March

March 15, 2012 Last week’s Town Council meeting was attended by almost everyone in town, it seems. Mayor Combs and Lois Thompson announced that the Post Office has been given a reprieve and will remain open indefinitely. In addition, in … Continue reading

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Chapter 42 — A Bicycle Trip

March 8, 2012 Jeff Beck wants to let people know that he’s nearly caught up with bicycle repairs, but he hopes that folks don’t wait until the last minute to bring their bikes in before the GWSBAS race on April … Continue reading

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Chapter 41- Billy and Dorothy Visit New York

March 1, 2012 This is a Leap Year and yesterday was the big day. Folk lore says that on February 29, women may propose marriage to men. We won’t name any names, but there is a certain young lady in … Continue reading

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Chapter 40 — The Correspondents’ Lunch

February 23 It’s been a slow news week in Walnut Shade and in Miller County generally. The boy’s basketball teams at both high schools have been losing the last couple of weeks after getting off to a great start. On … Continue reading

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Chapter 39 — Our Buddha in a Bathtub

February 16, 2012 Lorene Robertson decided to retire from the ASCS office after 33 years in that post (minus the three months she was “on leave” at the Farmers Bank in Fremont). During that time, she amassed 3,424 hours of … Continue reading

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Chapter 38 — The No Bell Prize

February 9, 2012 The Ecumenical Handbell Choir returned from Kansas City on Wednesday, where they placed second in the “Under 100 Church Members” category of the North American Bell Choir Competition. Congratulations to conductor Arlene Cornett and all the members … Continue reading

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Chapter 37 — A Little Fiber in the City Diet

February 2, 2012 The Town Council voted at its January meeting to invite Google to install its fiber system in Walnut Shade. The company had been looking for a small community to expand to and we stepped right up. Once … Continue reading

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