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Chapter 51 — I Was Milly

May 10, 2012 Milly Hart’s safe deposit box was opened Tuesday morning and now the world knows what people in Walnut Shade have known for fifty years: that Milly Hart was actually Amelia Earhart. The town has been overrun by … Continue reading

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Chapter 50 — It Wouldn’t Be Saturday Morning Without Breakfast at Shirley’s

May 3, 2012 The Town Council met on Tuesday night and selected Sara Oswald to fill out the term of Mayor Combs, and Delores Gilbert was appointed to fill the vacancy on the council left by his death. The annual … Continue reading

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Chapter 49 — Harry and Bess Visit Walnut Shade

April 26, 2012 Sandy Cramer and Grace Morton wants to thank everyone for the outpouring of condolences and support that have been received at City Hall after the death of Mayor Grant Combs.  The South County High School theater department … Continue reading

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Chapter 48 – Deaths in Paradise

April 19, 2012 We are sad to report Mayor Grant Combs passed away suddenly on Monday. A mass will be said at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church on Saturday, beginning at 11:00 a.m. We send our sympathies to the Mayor’s wife, … Continue reading

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Chapter 47 – Take a Walk

April 12, 2012 Mayor Combs’ overwhelming victory in the mayoral race seems to have improved his spirits, according Marie. Plans are for him to come home from KU Med Center by the weekend. His doctors have told him not do … Continue reading

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Chapter 46 — The Winds of Change

April 5, 2012 The GWSBAS (Greater Walnut Shade Bike Around the Square) was a great success again this year, with forty-six riders. Over $18,000 was raised for Main Street/Pride committee projects and for new lounge furniture at Walnut Rest, this … Continue reading

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Chapter 45 — The Social Register

March 29, 2012 Mayor Combs was rushed to KU Med Center on Tuesday, where doctors performed surgery to unblock three of his arteries. He is doing well, according to Marie, but he’s concerned that he won’t be able to do … Continue reading

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