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Yesteryears – As Time Goes By

90 Years Ago • Jan. 5, 1923 Dark Churches Force Union – Inability to get current for lighting local churches since a breakdown at the plant has plunged all the town…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

“I Do” Being married can be one of the most wonderful things we experience but at the same time can be one of the most trying.  It is all about…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Thank You… Thank You One and All… It is the last week of the old year (2012) and next week is the first week of the new year (2013). It…

Yesteryears ~ As TIme Goes By

90 Years Ago •  Dec. 29, 1922 The Appeal has arranged with the banks at Holliday, Madison, Duncan’s Bridge, Granville, Stoutsville, Florida, Santa Fe, Shelbina, Lakenan and Monroe City to receive…

My Turn ~ by Richard Fredrick

The Same Old Story XVIII As 2012 comes to an end we have seen in that year floods, huge fires, destructive tornadoes and hurricanes here at home and elsewhere in…

Just a Thought ~ Lisa Talton

“Things” I will be the first to say that parenting is no walk in the park and if someone says it is then they really need to write a book…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Safety and Security… Last Friday’s images are leaving shock and saddened hearts with parents and children alike. Locally, schools are in discussion with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department looking to…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Taton

“I Have No Gift To Bring” One of my favorite Christmas songs is, “The Little Drummer Boy”.  I think this song really epitomizes the true meaning of Christmas.  In this…

My Turn ~ by Richard Fredrick

No They Are Not Taking Our Guns In the aftermath of the Newtown tragedy there is a national understandable frustration and desire to take action, any reasonable action, that would…

Yesteryears ~ As Time Goes By

90 Years Ago •  Dec. 8, 1922 All the old-timers are grooming and turning their prize fiddles for the big contest. The second annual contest for the champion fiddler of Monroe…