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It was just a year ago that Champions were surprised to see the ancient tree that had served as home plate for ball players, now in their nineties, had been pruned down to a 35 foot tall stump. It was ...

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Seventy degrees on the last day of January seems a little unusual, but the new norm for weather the world over now seems to be ‘unusual.’ Daffodils are beginning to emerge, as well as, some surprise lilies and the flowering ...

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On Saturday night the big full yellow moon made its way through the clear sky. It was cold. It was a great night for a birthday party for a couple of talented young men who do not know each other– ...

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Champions are forward looking people. Some are looking forward to mushroom season already and are now looking up into the woods grateful for the nine degrees Fahrenheit that may be doing away with some of the ticks and chiggers that ...

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John Buchan said “The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.” Heard around the round table where, supposedly, no lies are told because they come ...

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Brilliant sunshine and warm temperatures helped Champions get a good start on the New Year. By Sunday Clever Creek was crossable by intrepid travelers though it has taken a week for them to build their courage while the water slowly ...

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Many who were not born in Champion were drawn to the area by the abundance of clean live water. The springs and creeks and wonderful water table are being recharged nicely and perhaps overly, but Champions will voice no complaint. ...

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Champions have been watching out and not crying, not just because Santa is coming to town, but because they are alert and happy by nature. It is a beautiful time of the year, unseasonably warm and full of all the ...

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Once again teachers, parents, siblings, grand and great-grand parents, friends and neighbors gathered in the auditorium at the Skyline R-2 School, leaning forward on their bleachers, benches and folding chairs, watching intently those precious young ones (and that particularly precious ...

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Some old Champions were surprised the other day by a big galumphing, romping puppy-a 90 pound boxer of some kind. He showed up in the early afternoon and spent the day following the old man to the wood shed and ...

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