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Memorial Day, Decoration Day and late spring reunions of families, communities and schools combined for a nostalgic whirlwind of social commotion amid weather that had been unsettled for days.  Americans who died while in the military service were duly and ...

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School is out!  It is hard to imagine a year going by so quickly.  Bridge playing friends arrived at the school parking lot early for their rendezvous on Saturday evening and took the time to take an unguided tour of ...

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Mother’s Day in Champion was sublime.   It was written 5-10-15.  Young people showed up.  They called.  They Skyped.  They acknowledged the dear lady with enthusiasm and flowers and with the humility that accompanies genuine gratitude. Emotion ran high all day, ...

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By the time Bud Hutchison’s Spring Trail Ride bunch leaves out of Champion on Wednesday morning and gets back in the afternoon, the regular Wednesday Confab in the Meeting Room of the Historic Emporium will have assembled and dispersed after ...

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This is an exciting time of the year for school children.  Teacher, Terri Ryan, was excited about the cinnamon rolls that would be waiting for her when she arrived at school on Friday.  There had been a ‘Muffins with Moms’ ...

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At this time of the year Champions are loath to leave home for any reason.  Why go elsewhere?   Still, a person venturing out of the country and into the town will find the familiar sights along their roads changing dramatically ...

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It is a joy to see a hummingbird at the feeder again as hour by hour spring is more pronounced in Champion.  Monday morning’s hard little rain was just what the garden needed.  The mushrooms will be encouraged to continue ...

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An eventful week in Champion started off in the regular way and then Harley and Barbara came home to look after their place. With some help Harley finally finished up a project that he had started last year when he ...

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After a few warm days a little cold snap seems mighty cold.  In a couple of months people will be complaining about the heat and so it goes.  The only constant is change.  Walnuts are some of the last trees ...

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A few warm, sunny days in a row has lifted the spirits of many an old Champion and some of them are stiff and sore from over exertion after being comfortable around the fire all winter.   Others have farm chores ...

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