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Coming Back to School

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

By Josh Runyon For most people coming back to school is either really exciting or really dreadful. For me, I was ecstatic to come back to school. Doing nothing all day and not seeing any of my friends was becoming boring. I enjoy seeing all my friends and my favorite teachers again.  By far my favorite part of coming back to school is definitely starting football season. I love starting

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  • Celebrates 93rd birthday

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 4:15 pm

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    Aldon Veach celebrated his 93rd birthday on Aug. 21 by playing golf at the Pike County Country Club. John Veach furnished the cake and ice cream. He is shown here with his fellow golfers at PCCC. Front row, left to right: John Veach, Aldon Veach and Fred Bridwell. Middle, left to right: Joe Martin, Harry Benn, Terry Dean, Tom Wallace, Kenny Allen and Galen Johnson. Back, left to right: Steve

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  • Clarksville yard of the month

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 3:13 pm

    Vicki Lagemann

    The Clarksville Garden Club yard of the month committee, Janet Church, Pat Feilner and Maisie Keeser, chose the Vicki and Bill Lagemann home, 211 Smith St., Clarksville as the yard of the month for August. They have a beautifully landscaped front and back yard and both porches. The front yard includes the Donnie garden. They built this garden, where Vicki is standing, in honor of their son, Donnie who died

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  • Hallows family meets for annual reunion

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    The descendents of William and Louisa Hallows gathered at the home of Douglas Hallows, son of Luther Hallows, on July 4 for their annual reunion. The weather was ideal, no rain or extreme heat, just right. Others attending from Luther’s family were Mickie Hallows Stewart and Don Stewart. All of the original 10 children and many of the grandchildren of William and Louisa are now deceased so the numbers are

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  • Artists to Flock to Louisiana

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    Artists will be flocking to Louisiana Missouri on September 13 for the 3rd annual Golden Hills of Louisiana MO Plein Air Painting Event. After a fantastic second event of unparalleled success last year, this year promises to be even better. Visual artists from 3 states participated in last years event to paint “en plein air” the hills, valleys, buildings and people in and around Louisiana. “En Plein Air” is a

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  • Battle, Derr to wed

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    alysha and david bw

    Dan and Tracy Battle, with Malinda Derr and the late David Derr of Troy, would like to announce the engagement of their children, Alysha Nichole Battle and David Lee Derr. Alysha is a 2009 graduate of Troy Buchanan High School and a 2014 graduate of University of Missouri with a degree in bio-chemistry/bio-technology and clinical laboratory science.  She is currently employed by Barnes/Jewish Hospital as medical technologist. Alysha is the

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  • Davidsons celebrate 50th

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:06 pm

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    Tom and Lillian (Spires) Davidson, of Middletown, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 22, at their home with a family dinner party.  The couple were high school sweethearts and were married June 23, 1964. They have lived most of their married life as residents of rural Middletown.  Farming has been their main occupation and both remain active on the farm today.  They have been blessed with four children, Tammy Robinson

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