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I still don’t know what to say about the shock of Jordan Cantell’s death. She was two months younger than Davis. I can’t claim to have known her well. I know her parents and grandparents on both sides a lot better. Jordan was always a very pleasant young lady. Never heard a bad word about

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I’ve been working on my cough so I can get clearance to go see that baby. He turned one month old on Tuesday, Nov. 28, his original due date. At his doctor’s appointment Monday, he weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz., up from his 5-15 birth weight. He is now strong enough to scream all night.

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Just got off the phone with two fine young businessmen – Mike Burns and Kevin McCollough. Mike is the president and owner of Auburn Pharmacy which bought out the Wilkinson Pharmacy chain Aug. 1, 2017. The name AuBurn Pharmacy is a compilation of his last name and the last name of his partner in the

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Members of Boy Scout 230, Scout leaders, the Fire Chief and I were at the Veterans Memorial in City Cemetery at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the time the Armistice was signed ending WWI, but there was no one there to conduct the ceremony. Scouts (and leaders) to the

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Did everybody Fall Back OK Sunday morning? Kimball set some of our clocks back before we went to bed. You may need that extra hour of sleep Saturday morning if you get up to go deer hunting. I think it’s supposed to be cool and maybe wet. I call cold below 40 ̊ where you

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He’s here. Adrian called us from the hospital at 8 a.m. Saturday and said the staff told her she would have a baby before she went home. Change of plans – Adrian and Cain planned to take their nephew, Gus, to the zoo that day. Robert Van Gilfoil was born at 6:16 p.m. on Saturday,

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Late in the Bulldog/Versailles football game Friday night, one of the refs told me, “This is the kind of game that makes better players, coaches, fans and refs.” I didn’t reply. I know he was right, but I would have settled for less character development and about six more points. Our players and coaches and

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Adrian called Kimball after her doctor’s appointment Tuesday. Dr, Boudreaux told her she thinks it may be a December baby. She originally predicted Nov. 28. Just as long as he and his momma are healthy. -I discovered this week that I am exactly half bright. That may be the first time that I got that

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We held our breath while Hurricane Nate was a loose cannon in the Gulf. Adrian and Cain live in Baton Rouge. We finally knew Saturday evening that Nate was going to go east of them. Adrian said they got rain during the day Saturday but not from the hurricane. It’s about 50 days until Baby

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When I came into town Tuesday, as I passed the Police Chief Barn, as Davis used to call it, (Kimball said someone at City Council called it the Cop Shop) anyway, the red, white and blue was at half staff.  I just nodded my head and said somberly, “I agree.” When I went by the

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