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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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Chapter 36 — The Return of Sgt. Hunt from Afghanistan

January 26, 2012 Sgt. Jared Hunt was laid to rest in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Fremont on Saturday. Jared was the son of Elaine and Dale Hunt. Jared’s wife, Lisa, and children, Chris, ten, and Matthew, seven, who live in … Continue reading

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Chapter 35 — Jesus Sells

January 19, 2012 We received four inches of snow on Sunday and another two on Tuesday afternoon. People went about their business pretty much as usual. Shirley said that her breakfast crowd was larger than normal on Tuesday and Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Chapter 34

January 12, 2012 County Extension Horticulture Specialist Nathan Crane reminds producers that the annual examination for pesticide certification will be from 9 am to 12 noon on Thursday, January 18 and January 26. If you haven’t picked up your study … Continue reading

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It’s about time…

Chapter 32 December 29, 2011 There is no weather forecast this week, nor will there be one in future weeks. I’m off the hook. It seems that Miss Cecelia Davenport’s great niece gave her a “weather station” for Christmas, which, … Continue reading

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Harvey Maria

Chapter 30 December 15, 2011 Forecast for the week of December 18 to 24: This looks like it could be a snowy week, with rain turning to the white stuff on Monday and continuing off and on through Thursday. Daytime … Continue reading

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