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Tuesday Night Bunco

Dixie Garrett was hostess for Tuesday Evening Bunco. Winners were: first, Joretta Sawyer, second, Sybil Heckendorn, door prize, Dixie and consolation, Allie Gentry. After one hour of games, refreshments were served by Dixie to the winners, and these other regular ...

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News From The Homestead 1.2.2014

A Homestead Christmas By River Stillwood It’s almost Christmas and just about everyone I know is, to one extent or another, harried. Okay, joyfully harried, but harried nonetheless. Some, especially those with children, are frantically racing around, clutching lists — ...

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Emergency Postage Rate Hike Approved

On Tuesday last week, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) approved the U.S. Postal Service’s full 4.3 percent request for an exigent (emergency) rate hike on Standard Mail, effective Jan. 28. Rates will go up 5.9 percent with the regular CPI-based ...

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Mt. Tabor Church

A very Merry Christmas to everyone as we complete another year at Mt. Tabor Church. We appreciate those who have been so faithful to come and especially those who visited during the year. Bro. Ric read Luke 2 and brought ...

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Miss Merry Christmas 2013

Tina Haden was crowned Miss Merry Christmas at the annual Ava High School Anchor Club Christmas Pageant last Friday night. Tina represented Chamber Choir in the pageant. In the talent portion of the competition, Tina sang and accompanied herself on ...

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Bailey Lee Is Ava’s 3-Point Leader

Ava High School senior Bailey Lee was recognized last Thursday night for two milestones that she accomplished during the 2012-13  basketball season. Above, Lee is awarded a commemorative basketball at center court by Athletic Director Rex Sawyer.

During the 2012-13 basketball season, Bailey Lee broke two 3-point scoring records in Lady Bears basketball. Lee, a senior this year, was recognized before the start of last Thursday’s home opener with Rogersville. Athletic Director Rex Sawyer presented Lee with ...

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What About This . . .? 12.26.2013

By Wayne William Cipriano Did you see that picture in the Douglas County Herald where there were six generations together?  Talk about a huge collection of experience and information!  We don’t seem to value life experience as much as our ...

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What Does “X” Really Mean?

By Dr. Gary Welton I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas, a White Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Season’s Greetings; but most of all, I wish you a Blessed Christmas. Being at our season of life, in those years ...

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What About This . . .? 12.12.2013

By Wayne William Cipriano The weather forecasters got the day right.  They got the time right.  They got the differing types of precipitation right, and even correctly reported when one type would change to another.  They got the amounts right.  ...

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