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A good measurable inch of rain fell on Champion on Friday evening just before sunset. It was a gift to gardens and to the old folks tending them. The days ahead look hot and dry, so the gardeners will be ...

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“May your horse never stumble; may your cinch never break; may your belly never grumble; may your heart never ache.” Such is the cowboy’s birthday wish to his compadres and to all his folks. Such like is also the wish ...

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Music?  Will there be music at the Champion Spring Celebration… the Spring Fling?  Word from those in the know is, absolutely, especially if you musicians come and bring your instruments!  One is planning to bring extra instruments, because there are ...

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The idea of having to mow the yard before the first of April is circulating through Champion. “Surely,” they say, “this is an April Fool’s joke!”  No joke-things are greening up and growing.  There is, however, something about the time ...

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The most anticipated day has finally arrived at 5:29 a.m.  Is it spring?  It feels like spring.  If it is indeed so, the prominent girlfriend is truly happy.  She has already been wearing her flip flops.  Some Champion gardeners were ...

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Wednesday turned out to be a lovely day in Champion.  Spring Break combined with young visiting Tennessee cousins allowed a hoard of Champion youngsters the freedom to romp up and down the steep hill by the church that was once ...

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Until the Uniform Monday Holiday Act of 1971, George Washington’s birthday was always celebrated on February 22nd. Then it became known as President’s Day and is popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents past and present. The ...

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Champions are pleased to live in a part of the world where there are still wild bears and the sighting of a majestic bald eagle is not a rare event.  The Missouri Department of Conservation has a GPS Tracking Study ...

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Groundhog Day came and went in Champion under a gray and gloomy sky where no shadow was cast by anything, animate or inanimate, ground hog or hound dog.  The Pennsylvania woodchuck saw his shadow.  The Champion whistle pig did not.  ...

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After a couple of days of much enjoyed sunshine, Champions were blessed with a gentle all day rain, the kind that soaks in and trickles right down through the limestone into the aquifer. It is the kind of rain that ...

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