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Norwood Gleanings

Howdy. I have been asked where the word “gleanings” came from, so I asked Ruth Bradshaw. She told me that in the Bible, in the book of Ruth, Ruth would go behind the reapers who picked corn out of the ...

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Howdy. We sure had a gully-washer Wednesday and Thursday. There were car run-offs, people had to be rescued, homes had to have their basements pumped out because they were full of water. But aren’t we glad in this area that ...

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Howdy. Ruth Bradshaw gave a birthday surprise party Sunday evening for her caregiver, Gale Robertson. There were a lot of people there. She received a dozen pink roses and several gifts. Cake and ice cream was served. Laurel Hall and ...

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Howdy. Well, I think Friday morning the peepers weren’t peeping and the gobblers were probably quiet as church mice. The good thing about it snowing in spring is that it doesn’t stay long. Prom turned out fun for all. Our ...

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Howdy. Can’t wait for spring, which is the 20th of this month. Elms begin blooming, turkeys start to gobble and the spring peepers (frogs) start talking. The end of this month the ruby throated hummingbirds begin to arrive. Spring is ...

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Howdy. We had a good rain Monday night. I believe it rained almost all night long. The kids got their wish. No school on Tuesday, with a little snow. We got a little over 2 1/2 inches. Wanda Helms has ...

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Howdy. On Valentine’s Day Joe Wright was hospitalized. He had to have a stent put in, but he is doing much better now. Sorry to hear that Julie King passed away. She lived here when I was in school. Her ...

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Howdy. Ruth Bradshaw called me this week. She had a lot of company and wanted to let people know how much she appreciates everyone calling or coming by. Marlynn Walker, Larry Quin and Marlynn Flake from Hartville came by. Carlyn ...

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Howdy. My husband says the weather is changing so much, it’s like my mood swings. But have you ever seen it 70 degrees one day and 30 the next? The school will be out the 7th at 12:20 and all ...

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Howdy. Tuesday morning was just another day of getting all four kids ready, getting them to school and heading to Springfield. But Shawn and Shelly Chadwell didn’t know while they were in the big city, someone was breaking into their ...

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