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It has been a busy week in Champion with another busy one ahead.  Recent visitors have remarked that there seems to be a lot going on in a place so geographically small.  That is because the community extends well beyond ...

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Champions have been bringing the sheaves into the air conditioning this week, preserving the harvest in their comfortable kitchens during the heat of the day.  One remarks to another, “We have too much food.”  Not nearly everyone in the world ...

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The first Monday after Labor Day was the first day of school for many back in the ‘old’ days.   These days school is already in full swing with all the contingent excitement and anticipation for a good year ahead.  A ...

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Church of the Living God

Thank the Lord for another week, hot, but the Lord still is Lord. We had great Sunday morning and Sunday night services. Bro. Garry Hall brought God’s word. Matthew 7:7-8, ask, seek, find, knock and it shall be opened unto ...

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A little rain would not hurt though Champions are hard put to complain about the weather.  Such cool nights and mornings are a gift.  Days in July and August when air conditioners are not required are blissful, lovely days that ...

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“’T’ for Texas.  ‘T’ for Tennessee. (Repeat) ‘I’ for Iowa also for Illinois, the first is for brothers and the second for Champion boys.”   Other states, nations, and continents may have been represented in the myriad mix of visitors to ...

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Champion

“Home” can almost be defined by that feeling that sweeps through a body returning there after a noteworthy absence.  A few hours, a few days, or longer in the great elsewhere, near or far, can bring a fresh perspective on ...

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Every season has its charm in Champion.  Currently, farmers and gardeners are dealing with the unusual weather, trying to get their hay in and fight the blight on tomato plants from too much rain and not enough sun.  “Dry heat” ...

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Sunday evening’s sunset was splendid. Raindrops sparkled diamond-like on the grass–bright gifts of a sudden shower refracting the last light.  Late night-time lightening rivaled Friday’s fireworks for spectacular display and Monday morning’s mist rose from the hay fields like rain-in-reverse ...

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Champion

Thirty days has September, April, June and November…all the rest have thirty-one, except February, etc.  The old poem does not allow for an occasional extra day in June.  That is what Champion got by the way of Linda’s Almanac from ...

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