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  • Life is changing

    By Sarah Duggan on June 22, 2017

    Life is always changing, but what is it about going back to your hometown that makes you feel like you are 17-years-old again? Even when I roll across the Franklin County line in my grown-up car with...

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  • Train for the Speedy PD, Join a walking group to get ready for this year's race

    By Jeff Heidbreder on June 22, 2017

    The time has come to start preparing for the ninth-annual Speedy PD Race for Parkinson’s Disease, which will take place Saturday, August 26, at Tuttle Creek State Park. A walking group led by Hannah...

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  • Wall of Watercolor, Donated paintings on display at Verna Belle's Cafe

    By Becky Fitzgerald on June 22, 2017

    School’s out for summer, but that doesn’t mean the art display at Verna Belle’s Café will be absent. Several donated paintings are now on exhibit on the café’s south wall, where pieces created by...

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  • A couple of friends

    By Sarah Duggan on June 15, 2017

    Making friends can be hard to do—especially when you are on the hunt for “couples friends.” Since Edward and I have been married, we have acquired a few married friends in the area and the process is...

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  • The Law of Guge Family Vacations

    By Sarah Duggan on June 8, 2017

    When I was seven-years-old, my parents took my younger sister, Holly, and I on our first summer family vacation. The destination was San Antonio, Texas and there are two things I remember well from...

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  • Let there be light!

    By Becky Fitzgerald on June 8, 2017

    Arriving home to Meadowlark Hills one night after flying into Manhattan’s airport, Anna Walsh, apt. 408, noticed something amiss as she looked toward the visitors’ entrance. Our American flag, which...

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  • Outdoor Encounters: June 1, 2017

    By Nathan Bolls on June 2, 2017

    For many years, beginning in the late 1700s, a young woman or man in the Northern Hemisphere, hoping to increase the magic of that special date, might have applied a drop of “smell-good” that most...

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  • Who’s Who in Clovia Award

    May 25, 2017

    Pauline (“Polly”) Wood Ferrell was selected to receive a “Who’s Who In Clovia” award at the 2017 Meeting of the National Association of Clovia on April 8, 2017 at Kansas State University in Manhattan...

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  • Back in the saddle, again

    By Sarah Duggan on May 25, 2017

    The past six weeks were filled with baby snuggles and cries punctuated with the occasional opportunity to sleep. Baby Eilish attended daycare with her sister for the first time on Monday; a...

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  • Grow Green Match Day 2017

    By Becky Fitzgerald on May 25, 2017

    During a 24-hour period in late April, 866 donors gave more than $400,000 to 51 local non-profit endowment funds. Local business leader and former Meadowlark Hills board member Phil Howe provided...

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