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Carolyn Cary's picture

There is an advertisement currently showing on television. It’s for Ancestry and shows a lady all excited because she found her grandfather’s World War I draft card on her computer. I am pleased to say that I actually have my father’s World War I draft card in my possession.

Getting over it

David Epps's picture

“Do you ever get over it? Does the pain ever go away?” The question was asked recently by a person who had lost a loved one.

Friends had told her, “You’ll get over it,” or “The pain will go away,” and “This will get easier with time.” Well, yes and no.

School buses

Carolyn Cary's picture

In the mid 1950s there were six school buses in the county, all owned by farmers or small business owners in Fayetteville.

When I came to town in 1966, there were 11 school buses, ten of them privately owned, one owned by the school board.

Bamboo Panda

Rick Ryckeley's picture

Experts say bamboo grows about a foot per day, so fast you can actually stand in front of it and see shoots and leaves sprouting.

That’s what my three brothers and I believed for those seven magical years we spent growing up at 110 Flamingo Street.


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The Kiwanis Club of Fayette County is sponsoring its second Fayette County local craft beer and local wine festival, Suds On The Square. The event is October 10 from noon to 5 p.m.