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Out and About – Week of July 5th

     Before I forget, here are the answers to the trivia questions I posed to you last week:  In the 1940s, where were car headlight dimmer switches located?  Answer: On the floor board to the left of the clutch. Why was having milk delivered a problem in northern winters?  Answer: Milkmen left deliveries outside of front doors and milk would ...

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Out and About – Week of June 29

     The Fourth of July is Saturday. You might want to do as I’m planning to do and  top off the car’s gas tank today or tomorrow. I’m not speculating, but I’d put money on the fact that gas prices will jump up significantly before Saturday. It’s called “greed”, and it runs rampant among the oil companies.       Some of ...

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Out and About – Week of June 22

This year’s Three Rivers Water Festival is now in the books, so I won’t mention this again until next year. Despite the weather, it was fun. Next weekend is Relay for Life, another opportunity for the community to come together and do something good for humanity. Relay for Life starts at 10 A.M. next Saturday, June 27 at Armstrong Field ...

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OUT AND ABOUT  by Norm Stutesman      I’ve noticed over the past couple of weeks that some folks seem to be unaware that Water Festival happens this week. I don’t expect everyone to possess the interest that I have, but you’d think that, with all the newspaper and radio publicity that’s been out there lately, more would be aware of ...

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Out and About – Week of June 8th

     I’ve noticed over the past couple of weeks that some folks seem to be unaware that Water Festival happens this week. I don’t expect everyone to possess the interest that I have, but you’d think that, with all the newspaper and radio publicity that’s been out there lately, more would be aware of the fact that this week the ...

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Out and About – Week of June 1st

     The 53rd Annual Three Rivers Water Festival is in its final planning stages. Everything seems to be coming together, as it always does, and the only thing that might hurt us is the weather. So, if you haven’t already done so, mark your calendar for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 18 through 20. From the first ox roast sandwich ...

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