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On April 17, Adrian and Cain called us at the office and told us a secret that we couldn’t tell anyone. She had just been to her doctor and got confirmation that she is expecting our first grandchild. She told a few family members and close friends. Due date is Nov. 28. She observed later

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I have no doubt that summer heat is here. I got to enjoy it last Friday and Saturday working in the boathouse on a birthday present for Kimball. Monday evening after work the heat was even higher. I almost cooked. I was coveting every little breeze. I had to pace myself to keep from having

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Those of you who know me (and that’s most of the community) have often heard me say, “Only in a small town,” or “I like living in a small town.” Or “I couldn’t run a newspaper in a big city.” Well, a couple of events in the past week just helped cement my preference for

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Hope you had an enjoyable Memorial weekend. We did. Friday Kimball and Davis couldn’t get away so I went to the cemetery and decorated graves planning to go back Sunday or Monday with Davis and Kimball. Sunday was crunched for time. On Monday, Davis had the croup so Kimball and I went to Brasher Cemetery

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Grandpa Long used to say that people make more money in a wet year than in a dry one. I think he was talking about farmers and cattlemen. Of course, farmers have to be able to get their crops out of the field. Judging by my riding lawnmower, harvesting crops will be a mess. I

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As I sit down to chat with you, our youngest is enjoying his 28th birthday in the traditional family way – at work on deadline day. At lunch, I mentioned his actual birth as occurring about 1 a.m. on Tuesday. Kimball corrected me to 1:58 a.m. – I had a conversation today with Derrill Price

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The big news next week is the traveling Vietnam Wall coming to Stockton. If you want to know more about the original Wall, get on the internet to thewall – usa.com. – I just got a press release from Community Springs Health Care Facility that they are having a “date night” for residents – a

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Watch out if you come into the office. Gwen just passed her Tae Kwon Do test to advance from beginner’s white belt to yellow recommended. You know she probably has her sights set on Davis since he is a Tae Kwon Do black belt. But he is totally out of practice, I’d guess. Or maybe

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For those of you who have never heard of Blackberry Winter, that’s what you’ve been enjoying the last few days. Why? Don’t know. That’s just what the old timers called the cold snap at this time of year when blackberries bloom. I know it kinda took the wind out of my sails for mowing the

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Wanna help ElDo win again? You’ve done it every time before.We’ve had several requests for the “Thankful For Our Community” contest mentioned at the Chamber luncheon. The link to the contest voting page is:  https://a.cstmapp.com/voteme/18255/619475838?ep1=fb. Our essay vying for a $5,000 prize is to benefit the Opera House Arts Council for a new Spring Park

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