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At last summer is here.  The solstice moon in conjunction with Venus and Jupiter has overseen the arrival of the prime season of the year.  Hay is down, drying in the fields; floodwaters are receding; peas and new potatoes, squash, ...

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Father’s Day is coming around on the calendar again.  Those fortunate children with a living father can celebrate him with cards, gifts and phone calls.  Those who lost him years ago or just recently will remember the good things about ...

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June is the month for weather just like this.  It has been wet and it is humid.   Soon it will be the very definition of hot.  A few short months ago what we see now as green and verdant was ...

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From Champion—Looking on the Bright Side!  Memorial Day gatherings and reunions of families and schools have brought many wandering Champions home to look around and remember. A treat down at the old Champion Store is often a favorite memory that ...

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Memorial Day, Decoration Day and late spring reunions of families, communities and schools combined for a nostalgic whirlwind of social commotion amid weather that had been unsettled for days.  Americans who died while in the military service were duly and ...

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School is out!  It is hard to imagine a year going by so quickly.  Bridge playing friends arrived at the school parking lot early for their rendezvous on Saturday evening and took the time to take an unguided tour of ...

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Mother’s Day in Champion was sublime.   It was written 5-10-15.  Young people showed up.  They called.  They Skyped.  They acknowledged the dear lady with enthusiasm and flowers and with the humility that accompanies genuine gratitude. Emotion ran high all day, ...

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By the time Bud Hutchison’s Spring Trail Ride bunch leaves out of Champion on Wednesday morning and gets back in the afternoon, the regular Wednesday Confab in the Meeting Room of the Historic Emporium will have assembled and dispersed after ...

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This is an exciting time of the year for school children.  Teacher, Terri Ryan, was excited about the cinnamon rolls that would be waiting for her when she arrived at school on Friday.  There had been a ‘Muffins with Moms’ ...

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At this time of the year Champions are loath to leave home for any reason.  Why go elsewhere?   Still, a person venturing out of the country and into the town will find the familiar sights along their roads changing dramatically ...

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