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After Martin Luther King Day, more chances to help

Oops! Martin Luther King Jr. Day just zipped by. It was Monday, in case you missed it. If you did miss it, that’s OK....
Jordan-Peek — Cassal

UNIONVILLE — Joyce Jordan-Peek and Bruce Cassal were married at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, in the couple’s home on North Tunnel Road in...
Trees with gnarly knees — what are knobs’ purpose?

A spongy path, softened by the reddish-brown needles of bald cypress trees, led us along the marshy shores of Yellowwood Lake’s north end. ...
An education partnership: Helmsburg, Sycamore Land Trust

“Are we going to go outside today?” This question was enthusiastically asked by each third- and fourth-grade group I met as a...
A proper place in history

A small group climbed about a mile up a logging road in Yellowwood State Forest in search of a Civil War veteran’s grave. ...
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Alliance members discuss art marketing, careers Rosemary Bolte and Michele Pollock will present a program on selling art at the Art Alliance Brown County meeting...
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Is there something peculiar in the woods around Brown County? Chris McDaniel, a Hoosier paranormal investigator, is keeping his eyes and options open. The heavily wooded...
In case of death, owners need to plan for pet’s future

Losing a beloved pet is heartbreaking, even though most people are prepared to outlive their pets. But what if you don’t outlive them? Have you...
Saving cemeteries

In a quiet corner of Hamblen Township, Jim Connor lightly brushed dirt from the face of a tombstone he had just lifted from where...
Combat service, charity honored

A local U.S. Army veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq received a Congressional Veteran Commendation for the Ninth District of Indiana on Dec. 11. ...

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