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Celebrating Royals…from afar

Celebrating Royals…from afar

Our non-view at the moment of the Royals? confetti drop. ?This is crazy, but?how interested might you be in going to Kansas City for the Royals? World Series parade?? My friend awaited my response as I attempted to process an unexpected Monday night phone call. The Royals had just won the World Series the Sunday before with a 7-2 Game […]

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Fun at the Marion County Fair

Fun at the Marion County Fair

Zack Lewman, Marion, competes in the saddle bronc competition at the Marion County Fair on Thursday. Phyllis Richert Photo Fair board member Kelli Olson, aka the ?Pah-Teat Queen,? advertises the celebrity goat-milking contest during the Marion County Fair parade Saturday morning. Janae Rempel / Free Press Blaine Malik (left) and Blaine Nickel (right) show off the 2nd place turtle at […]

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Redneck Fourth returns at Ramona

Redneck Fourth returns at Ramona

The self-proclaimed ?Miss Trash 2015? was a $100 prize winner at the annual Redneck in?Ramona parade on the Fourth of July. Playing the part was Ramona resident Jessica Gilbert. The grand marshall for the parade was longtime resident Margaret Stroda. Organizers agreed there couldn?t have been a more deserving person to be the 2015 guest of honor. The next edition […]

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A salute to local heroes

A salute to local heroes

Patty Decker / Free Press Patty Decker / Free Press 13 classes represented in Old Settlers Day parade In the Old Settlers Day parade competition among class floats, the sophomore class (top photo) took first place with its theme, ?Caution! Heroes at Work,? depicting firefighters, nurses and other emergency personnel saving lives. Taking a cue from their upper classmen, the […]

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Parade, fireworks highlight Peabody Fourth of July

A young onlooker waves to a passing entry during Peabody?s Fourth of July parade Friday. The parade was just one of a number of events to highlight the 93rd annual celebration, which drew a crowd of more than 5,000 people over the course of the weekend, according to event organizer Lisa Hodges.

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