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Back in May, Champions were pleased to report that difficulties caused by the heavy rains were not insurmountable and not as severe as many neighboring communities had experienced.   Evidence of the spring floods is seen in clumps of old ...

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The Champion News

  “As easy as pie” is a popular colloquial idiom which is used to describe a task or experience as pleasurable and simple.  The idiom does not necessarily refer to the actual making of a pie.  One Old Champion remembers ...

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By way of connection with a great friend of The Champion News, J.C. Owsley, the pleasant acquaintance with poet, Frank Martin, has been made.  One of his latest gems is called, “By and By.” “In clouds far off to the ...

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The Champion News

By way of connection with a great friend of The Champion News, J.C. Owsley, the pleasant acquaintance with poet, Frank Martin, has been made.  One of his latest gems is called, “By and By.” “In clouds far off to the ...

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The Champion News

On the way to Champion Sunday morning, just before getting to the pavement, there was a puddle!  An unmeasured amount of rain had fallen during the night and soaked instantly into the thirsty ground.  There was enough rainfall at Champion’s ...

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The Pioneer Heritage Festival of the Ozarks looks like it is off to a splendid beginning.  More than a thousand people attended the first annual two day affair and organizers are pleased with the outcome.  Plans are already underway for ...

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Much will be written about the tragic event in Las Vegas.  It touches all of us in some way.  Outpourings of love and compassion may be joined by a genuine effort to make this mass shooting be the last one.  ...

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“And let us not be weary in well doing,” is a favorite scriptural quote of a favorite Champion born and raised here.  He moved away for a while but came back and lives 200 yards from where he was born  ...

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The Wagon Train in Champion – 2017

The West Plains Wagon Club and the Gee and Haw Wagon Club of Viola, Arkansas combined to make a wagon train of four for the one hundred mile trip from West Plains to Mansfield.  They pulled into Champion on Thursday ...

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The wagon train’s passing is one of the high lights of the Champion year.  While there were fewer wagons than we have seen in past years, this year was marked by the participation of a couple of young men-Seth Keller ...

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