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A cold, wet Halloween with dense fog gave way to sunshine and mild temperatures for All Saints Day.  It all seems just right in Champion, particularly with such a glorious win by the Kansas City Royals in the World Series ...

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The Hunter’s Moon will be full on October 27th.  In the middle of the night, when the skies clear for a moment, it is there in all its wakefulness shining in the window like a flashlight on sleeping eyes.  At ...

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“The Douglas County Health Department nurse will be in Champion at Henson’s Grocery and Gas from 9:00 to 11:00 on Tuesday, October 27th to do free blood pressure screenings.” Home is where the heart is and to return there after a ...

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“The Indians are so naive and so free with their possessions that no one who has not witnessed them would believe it. When you ask for something they have, they never say no.  To the contrary, they offer to share ...

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RIO BRAVO—October 5, 2015 Reports are that beautiful weather, if dry, is the mode in Champion these days.  Mornings want a little fire just to take the chill off, though frost is not yet on the pumpkin.   Already colors are ...

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Moon watching parties were all the rage in Champion and around the world on Sunday night.   Images from Great Britain, from the Mount Washington Observatory in New Hampshire, from the Rabbit Ears formation near Sedona, Arizona and from Lannie Hinote ...

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The West Plains Wagon Club and the Gee Haw bunch from Viola, Arkansas pulled into town a little earlier in the day than it has in years past.  The eight wagons had set out from West Plains on Monday and ...

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Another Monday has arrived and the universal exclamation about the Swift Passage of Time is amplified by the realization that the Wagon Train is rolling into town again!  How boundless will be Champion joy to see old friends again with ...

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Grover Cleveland established Labor Day in 1887, to honor the American labor movement for its contributions to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the country. The eight-hour day, forty hour work-week, over-time, and other benefits that are easy to take ...

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The full Green Corn Moon showed itself magnificently on Saturday night all over Champion.  Scattered clouds only added to the drama as the big golden orb broke out and dazzled the Square and all roads leading to it from every ...

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