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Brothers in arms still give support

As the World War II veteran rose slowly from his chair to be recognized Monday during the Marion County Veterans Day program, one of his brothers in arms seated next to him placed a hand on his back to help hold him up. The assistance was both needed for practical reasons  and symbolic of the bond America’s veterans share.


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Board smart on sales tax

For too long the state and federal governments have either cut spending to local governments or required new spending without allocating any funds for it. That allows politicians at those higher-up levels to brag on themselves without having to bite the bullet and face the on-the-ground consequences.







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Qualifying starts Aug. 8

By MARK ROGERS,

Qualifying for three school board spots and the county prosecuting attorney begins next week.

Marion County Circuit Clerk Janette Nolan said those seeking the offices up for election on the Nov. 6 ballot can qualify from Aug. 8 through Sept. 7.

Qualifying will be held for:



Cheese: A short primer

By FRAN GINN,

As early as 1500 BC, cheese was an established food. The Romans were very adept at making many different kinds of cheese. It is said that more than 600 kinds of Cheddar cheese are made in Britain alone. General, and later president of France, Charles de Gaulle said in 1962, “How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?”


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Dennis Wayne Sharp

By STAFF,

Dennis Wayne Sharp

78, Camden

Memorial services will be held in Honey Bend, Ill., for Dennis Wayne Sharp, 78, of Camden, formerly of Brooksville and West Point, who passed away on June 9, 2018, at his residence. 

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Tracy Jolynn. 


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