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40 Years Ago  Week of November 25, 1982 Former City Dweller Finds Hunting  Rewarding Experience By: Raymond Blum The Hunting Tradition It is at this time of the year when many of our thoughts turn to the hunting season. While we are all out under the pretense of providing meat...

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10 Years Ago  Week of November 15, 2012 SUGAR GROVE  Richness Is Present in What Money Can’t Buy Everyone at every table needs blessings and encouragement. One acknowledges that the food at the table didn’t just appear; someone grew it, ground it, bought it and baked it. One can savor...

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10 Years Ago  Week of November 8, 2012  The Pendleton Past by Harold Garber This week I want to blend some isolated facts gleaned from wide reading to honor one of the veterans of Pendleton County.  It might be well to first point out the significance of Veteran’s Day. Most...

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10 Years Ago  Week of November 1, 2012  The Pendleton Past by Harold Garber Let me share Dr. Musick’s Pendleton County story “30: The Murdered Prisoner’s Ghost.” “About 1900, the Hall family lived near a so-called haunted hollow on a farm in Pendleton County. Their house was on one side...

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10 Years Ago  Week of October 25, 2012  New FES  Will Cost $10.5 Million  A formal application to the state School Building Authority (SBA) for a new Franklin Elementary School (FES) took a step closer to reality following last Tuesday evening’s regular meeting of the Pendleton County Board of Education....

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20 Years Ago  Week of October 24, 2002  Love to Learn Program Stresses Importance of Reading to Kids by First Lady Sandy Wise   One of my favorite things to do is read to children. I love to sit with a child on my lap and share a good story—and, more...

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20 Years Ago  Week of October 17, 2002  SUGAR GROVE Sadness  Goes Along with  The Beauty of Autumn  Autumn is a lady of many moods. She can be warm, bright and inviting one day, or change quickly to a dark day. The recent rains have washed the slopes clean of...

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10 Years Ago  Week of Sept. 27, 2012  FARM NOTES by Roger D. Dahmer  I want to begin this week with a piece called, “When Zucchini Happens.” It was written by Joseph B. Walker I was walking into the office yesterday, minding my own business, when all of a sudden...

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20 Years Ago  Week of Sept. 26, 2002  Franklin Has  Best Tasting Water  In West Virginia  The best-tasting glass of water in West Virginia in 2002 is found in Franklin, according to the results of the Water System Taste Test held by the West Virginia Rural Water Association at its...

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10 Years Ago  Week of September 20, 2012  Home-Schooled  Students Number 51 Board Told The Pendleton County Board of Education met in regular session on Sept. 4. The board was presented with the names of students who are home-schooled. The number of students so educated is 51. That is a...

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