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COUNTY NEWS ONLINE - INDEPENDENCE WEEKEND EDITION - JULY 3, 4 & 5, 2015

Miss Cora retires after 25 years, will be missed

GREENVILLE – “I will miss the patients,” said Cora Winston. She will be retiring from Wayne HealthCare after 25 years of service to the hospital. She smiled, then continued quietly… “I love the people who come in here as patients.” She recalled once at a grocery store… “This couple walked up to me and said, Cora, do you remember me? “That’s what makes it nice,” she said. She added she’s enjoyed working at Wayne HealthCare. “The people here are nice.” She remembered when she first started, said it was hard... Read More. More Community.

   
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GREAT DARKE COUNTY FAIR
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Down on the Farm… Little Mr & Miss

Applications are now being accepted for The 2015 Great Darke County Fair Little Miss and Mr. Pageant.  The pageant will take place in the fairgrounds youth building, located behind the gazebo.  It will be on Monday, August 24, 2015 with the boys starting at 5:30 and the girls starting at 6:30.  This year’s theme is... Read More. More Events

CELEBRATING JUL 02 1776
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Raising a glass of tea
By Susan Olling

Most Americans seem to have taken John Adams’s recommendations for celebrating what he called the “day of deliverance” (02 Jul 1776 actually, but that’s another topic) to heart.  While Independence Day is an important holiday, there are other dates during the period of 1775-1781 that are more important to this fan of the American Revolution.  Also... Read More. More Opinion.
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MUSINGS OF A SENIOR SCRIBE
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Independence Bought
By Mona Lease

Hi, all! This column is a little hard-hitting. Then again - the truth usually is. You all remember the story of "The Titanic?" Remember how there were not enough life jackets? Remember the icebergs? OK - now scroll backwards another 250+ years or so. Ships were not built as well as the Titanic - luxury wise or even "smooth-sailing" wise. Oceanus Hopkins was born aboard... Read More. More Senior.

AMERICAN POLICIES
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Inspiring!
By Kate Burch

In recent times Americans have been roiled, it seems to me, by increasing alienation, unhappiness, anger, and unrest.  By my lights, the president who promised to bring us together has only increased racial tension and animosity.  Policies touted as benefiting all have damaged the polity, diluted liberty, and caused loss of opportunity and economic... Read More. More Opinion.

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dave knapp  
VERSAILLES HEALTH CARE CENTER
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VHCC honors facility royalty

The staff of Versailles Health Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, recently selected the facility’s 2015 King and Queen, Ohmer and Clara Brandewie. The reigning husband and wife couple was crowned, and each received a sash and red rose to commemorate the event. The Brandewies... Read More. More Community.

COMMISSIONERS CORNER
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Grants awarded; Sheriff Dept. upgrade

The end of June means that the year is at its halfway point. It is hard to conceive that 2015 is on the downhill slide to 2016 already! The good news is we have had more than ample rain for our farmers, the corn looks really good, some bean fields have... Read More. More Opinion.