Opinion

Letter to the editor

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A few days back the wife & I were in Dodge City, Kansas. When we went to a restaurant down the street for breakfast we met Charlie Meads (Special Deputy US Marshal). He was decked out in western attire, spurs & all. I asked him if he rode his horse into town & he said, not this morning.

Weekend trip

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The first inkling that the weekend would be unusual was at the Chandler-Millwood football game Friday. A lady who was working one of the sticks on the chain gang was having trouble getting an arm into the sleeve of her orange vest, so I held it up for her.

Importance of voting

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Early this week, the State Election Board issued a voter alert. I first saw the alert in an email on my computer as I was working on stories for this week’s edition.

What is the Stroud Arts Escape Room?

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This is the Fifty-Eighth article in a permanent column for Stroud Arts that appears in the Stroud American. The mission of these articles is to inform, educate and inspire you, the reader, to Make Art Happen in your life and the life of our community.

Town Talk

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Town Talk is busier than ever working on community projects. We start work this week on minor makeovers for some of our downtown businesses.

Wide awake

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Monday afternoon, my nose was running like a candidate for public office. That and the sneezing fit that came later meant one thing: allergy attack.

Updates from Meeker Town Hall

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1. Columbus Day is a National Holiday in many countries of the Americas and elsewhere which officially celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492.

Fond memories of family lunches

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Recently, my wife Pat, our daughter Meghan, our grandson Liam, Pat’s sister Nellie and their mother Ruth Davis and I had one of the most enjoyable lunches we’ve had in a long, long time. It was really impromptu.

The Stroud Arts Escape Room is back

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This is the Fifty-Seventh article in a permanent column for Stroud Arts that appears in the Stroud American. The mission of these articles is to inform, educate and inspire you, the reader, to Make Art Happen in your life and the life of our community.