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The Rock Wall

I was looking through previous issues of the Rock Wall when I ran across the one where I told Mark Koca, then superintendent at Humansville, about the upcoming vacancy in our leadership position and told him he should throw his hat in the ring. He said he might do that. I wrote then that when

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You are invited to a fish fry benefit fundraiser p.m. 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday. May 13, in Fair Haven Park. Menu: Tasty fried fish and hush puppies, baked beans and cole slaw along with homemade bread and butter. Dessert: Freshly cranked ice cream and home made pies. Your freewill donations go to Stoney

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I start each Sunday watching the Old Fashion Gospel Hour while I eat breakfast. It is aired at 7 a.m. on Channel 27. We set our TV to record it and we watch it at 8 a.m. The program is sponsored by about 25 Missionary Baptist Churches in Kentucky, Tennessee and Indiana. Marlon Collins told

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Just got the bad news Monday afternoon about former superintendent Mark Koca who passed away in a Springfield hospital Monday. His family will make arrangements Tuesday at Bland-Hackleman according to Brent Bland. Our condolences to the family. Mark was always fair to me and the newspaper. He had a dry sense of humor so you

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Spring turkey season started Monday morning without Davis and me. I didn’t feel like walking, he thought it was too cold. That, and he broke a spring on his shotgun a year ago and didn’t bother to have it fixed. A lot of years ago I didn’t have a turkey gun or more than one

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You can learn a lot about medicine from doctor shows. And in my case, I always preface my diagnosis with “I’m practicing without a license.” Y’all know that Kenny has spent a lot of time in the hospital and he just finished a three week Medical “incarceration” – First week at CCMH, second week at

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I went to the Fine Arts Gala Friday Night. Kathie Truitt looked great in her long pink tutu. After viewing the artwork, I sat down and had more than my share of hors d’oeuvres. It was a lovely evening and once again y’all should have been there. You probably would have known more people there

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The Cedar County Library in El Dorado Springs presented an excellent program on Wednesday, March 23. Members of the Alexander/Madison Chapter of the KC Area Buffalo Soldiers were at the Civic Center to share their history which began in 1866 with the formation of the 9th and 10th Calvary Units of the United States Army.

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I started the day with a hot shower and it looks like I’ll end it with a chilly one. It is officially Spring which brings wet unsettled weather. The Old Farmers Almanac said we could have some snow maybe in April. How do old farmers know all of that? How old do you have to

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WOW! Congratulations to the Lady Bulldogs Basketball Team. This is the second time that the Lady Bulldogs Basketball team has celebrated a State Championship – both coached by Beau Swopes. It was a lot of fun watching the games on Thursday and Friday and I don’t think anybody was at work on Friday. It is

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