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The Village, as Deward called it, resting alongside Auld Fox Creek, at the bottom of several hills, at the junction of country roads, right where the pavement begins is much recovered from the frightful storms of the previous weeks.  The ...

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Tranquility.  (Okay, that is not a sentence.  Rules of grammar can seem restricting, but overall English is a good language even if it seems a little awkward sometimes.  Aunt Nellie’s daughter says it is a strange language, though through tough ...

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It was all chaos in Champion on Wednesday morning as a thunderstorm ripped through the village with a vengeance.  The storm was at its worst at about 10:30 and when it was over, the whole square was littered with debris.  ...

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RIO BRAVO, TX—March 21, 2016 Along the Rio Bravo towering palm trees sway in tropical breezes to herald the arrival of spring.  Friends and families gather on patios to watch great flocks of red wing black birds alight in trees ...

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It was just a year ago that Champions were surprised to see the ancient tree that had served as home plate for ball players, now in their nineties, had been pruned down to a 35 foot tall stump. It was ...

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Seventy degrees on the last day of January seems a little unusual, but the new norm for weather the world over now seems to be ‘unusual.’ Daffodils are beginning to emerge, as well as, some surprise lilies and the flowering ...

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On Saturday night the big full yellow moon made its way through the clear sky. It was cold. It was a great night for a birthday party for a couple of talented young men who do not know each other– ...

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Champions are forward looking people. Some are looking forward to mushroom season already and are now looking up into the woods grateful for the nine degrees Fahrenheit that may be doing away with some of the ticks and chiggers that ...

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John Buchan said “The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.” Heard around the round table where, supposedly, no lies are told because they come ...

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Brilliant sunshine and warm temperatures helped Champions get a good start on the New Year. By Sunday Clever Creek was crossable by intrepid travelers though it has taken a week for them to build their courage while the water slowly ...

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