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Frank Cameron

Frank J. Cameron, 86, Sedalia, died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at Bothwell Regional Health Center.

Funeral services for Frank Cameron were held Monday at Ewing Funeral Home in Sedalia. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery, with military honors by VFW Post No. 2591. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Harvest Time Pentecostal Church Building Fund.

Frank J. Cameron, 86, Sedalia, died Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at Bothwell Regional Health

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Heldenbrand will play in Missouri Lions football benefit

Missouri Lions kick off their 26th Annual East vs. West All-Star Football Game

The Missouri Lions kick off their 26th Annual East vs. West All-Star Football Game at 6:30 p.m. on July 27 in Lincoln University’s Dwight T. Reed Stadium. Joining the West squad at fullback is 2002 Gallatin R-5 graduate Robert Heldenbrand.

Heldenbrand, senior class president and a senior captain for the 2001 Bulldogs, was all-Grand River Conference, All-Northwest

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Gallatin Troop 67 at Camp Geiger

Members of Gallatin Troop 67 spent a week at Camp Geiger.

Members of Gallatin Troop 67 spent a week at Camp Geiger. Pictured around the Union Jack are, front row, Mitchell King, Phillip Arnold, Andrew Pierce, Nathan Tague; second row, Steven Wood, Roger Davenport, Logan Corwin, Joey Severn and Nick Clark (both visiting from England), Jonathan Arnold, Riley Rains; back row, Sean Wood and Jake Gardner. Not pictured: Deven Clark,

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Missouriana

the state will soon have to designate its roads as trails, paths or proceed-at-your-own-risk.

It may require even more correction in the stock market before calls from brokers offering to make us unbelievably rich finally stop.

Judging from tuition increases and new fees being levied by Missouri’s state colleges and universities, public education in the state has never been higher, at least in cost.

If funds aren’t provided to improve

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Coonridge Digest: Nothin’ priceless in that attic

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetin’s from the Ridge.

“Herb, what in God’s name are you doin’ up there?”

“Lookin’ for priceless works of art.”

“In the attic? Herb, there is nothin’ priceless in that attic and that includes when you’re up there.

Now get down here. You’re shakin’ the ceiling fixtures.”

“What’s this in the mildewed Sears sack?”

“It’s my mildewed wedding dress. Leave it alone. Herb, have you gone

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Campaign reform and other popular myths

Those among us who cheered enactment of the grandly titled Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act may want to recount our shares of Enron stock

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

Those among us who cheered enactment of the grandly titled Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act may want to recount our shares of Enron stock for a touch of reality. Unfortunately neither the assurances from those who participated full-force in political fund-raising nor the comforting

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Why are prescription drugs advertised?

I gasped when I received the invitation to my high school class reunion

I gasped when I received the invitation to my high school class reunion. Thirty years! I haven’t kept in touch with many classmates, and other plans may prevent my attendance despite the very

wise venue of barbecue. Thirty years!

The few reacquaintances I have been able to make gasp at me as we exchange brief basics. Liz

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Post Scripts: What’s in a name?

by Joe Snyder

Missouri has some unusual names for its cities and towns. We have Tightwad (there are several of those, aren’t there?, Loose Creek (it’s probably the water) Grassy, Anabel, Arab, Reform, Napoleon, Buffalo, Chloride, Noel, Peculiar (I could name several) Saint Peters, Alley Spring, Climax Springs (I hadn’t better comment further) along with Ash Hill, Archie, Battlefield (should be near Wilson Creek) plus Braggadocio, Bourbon (probably a wild

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Family Daze: Useless Skills

by Debbie Farmer

One thing I’ve learned after all these years on this planet is that there are a lot of people who have, somehow or other, acquired totally useless skills. Oh, don’t start yelling. I’m not talking about things like algebra or English degrees or anything like that. I mean skills more along the lines of, say, touching your ears with your feet, or riding a unicycle with a

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