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JERSEY: A blast from the past with the Dearly Departed

By Taylor Wren Jersey Community Historical Society has brought back the Dearly Departed Tour at the Cheney Mansion for a third season and needless to say, it definitely belongs in spooky season. The home is set up to resemble the way it would have looked after Prentiss Dana Cheney I passed away inside the home…

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GREENE – Tornado destroys Wright’s Farm

  By Carmen Ensinger The sky was ominous looking for most of Monday, but by Monday afternoon, it turned wicked and a funnel cloud dipped out of the sky and ripped through the buildings on the Wright Farm in the tiny community of Wrights turning several buildings into a heap of twisted metal and destroying…

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SCOTT: Winchester approves bid for library expansion

By Carmen Ensinger The Winchester City Council, at the Oct. 6 city council meeting, approved the bid from Trotter General Contracting in the amount of $515,000 for the expansion of the Winchester Public Library. The council had tabled the bid last month because it had come in over budget, but thanks to a grant from…

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CALHOUN – The 5th annual Kampsville Knap-In

By Cynthia Haggitt On Saturday, the riverfront was flowing this weekend with a sea of people. Many people floated over from their educational outing at Old Settler’s Days in Kampsville to the McCully Heritage Project ‘s Fifth Annual Kampsville Knap-In. People had an opportunity to learn more about historical practices, live demonstration, as well as…

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