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JERSEY: Historical Society holds annual meeting

By Steven Spencer The Jersey County Historical Society announced the naming of the genealogy center to The Lois Lock Genealogy Research Center at their annual meeting on Sunday, March 19. The Historical Society said Lock is one of the longest serving volunteers and has been largely responsible for the growth of the research facilities and…

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Straight From Home joins the Winchester Square

By Carmen Ensinger Winchester’s newest business isn’t really a new business at all. However, it is new to Winchester and it has taken a new form. Becky Fearneyhough has operated Straight From Home from her home in Bluffs, selling all different kinds of sewing items and homemade craft items for many years, so when Square…

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PIKE: Spring elections looming

By BETH ZUMWALT The 2023 Consolidated Election will be held April 4. Early voting began in the Pike County Clerk’s office Feb. 23, and will continue till April 3 for any registered voter in Pike County. The hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. The office will also be open Saturday, April 1, 9…

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SCOTT: Winchester signs agreement with Constellation Energy

By Carmen Ensinger Winchester electric customers who want to choose who provides their electric service should be watching their bill in the coming months as the city of Winchester signed an agreement with Constellation New Energy to be the electric provider for the city. Winchester Mayor Rex McIntire explained the situation to the council. “You…

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