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It is a joy to see a hummingbird at the feeder again as hour by hour spring is more pronounced in Champion.  Monday morning’s hard little rain was just what the garden needed.  The mushrooms will be encouraged to continue ...

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An eventful week in Champion started off in the regular way and then Harley and Barbara came home to look after their place. With some help Harley finally finished up a project that he had started last year when he ...

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After a few warm days a little cold snap seems mighty cold.  In a couple of months people will be complaining about the heat and so it goes.  The only constant is change.  Walnuts are some of the last trees ...

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A few warm, sunny days in a row has lifted the spirits of many an old Champion and some of them are stiff and sore from over exertion after being comfortable around the fire all winter.   Others have farm chores ...

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“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold:  when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” Charles Dickens said those and several pounds of other interesting words. ...

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Snow has morphed to mud and daffodils are emerging as a harbinger of spring.  Flocks of folks were out Saturday night at the Skyline VFD Chili Supper enjoying a chance to socialize after long periods of being shut in.  The ...

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Those nature lovers who are excited about the sight of a full moon on a clean white snow will have this week to revel.   After that, Ron Hurst has said Thursday will be the last day of hard winter.  Esther ...

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The Recreation of the Historic Emporium over on the North side of the Square has been enjoying brisk business as is evidenced by the condition of the parking lot.  Frozen ruts of mud and ice give it a rollercoaster kind ...

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Infrequent visitors to Champion are in for a surprise.  It will shock and sadden some to see that the ancient tree that served as home plate for ball players now in their nineties is suddenly a stump.  Granted, it is ...

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“There’ll come a day in February when a dog is looking for the shade.”  Oscar Krider’s saying proved true as Saturday was just that kind of day.  Sunday was wonderful too.  He and Ed Henson were good friends and neighbors ...

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