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Off the Editor’s Spike

by Darryl Wilkinson

by Darryl Wilkinson

This is the week to mark time. Tonight we plan a quiet evening with special friends to observe their wedding anniversary. Much of the rest of the world will observe New Year’s Eve in various ways, making a much bigger deal about things.

I certainly don’t need reminders about time marching on. This past week, for instance, I read about a landmark in downtown

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Sheriff’s Department

Bradford Ballenger, 47, Gladstone, and Randy D. Bowen, 47, Kearney, were each charged Dec. 28 with possession of a controlled substance, Class C felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, Class A misdemeanor. They were arrested during a traffic stop on I-35 by the Highway Patrol and processed by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department. Both were held at Midwest Security Housing until arraignment on Dec. 30 when they each posted reduced

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Budget hearing discussions held at Dec. 22 Commission meeting

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County Commission

James Lewis, bridge supervisor, met with the commission reporting on the condition of equipment and routine repairs being made.

At 9 a.m. as advertised, the preliminary budget hearing was held. Linda Adkins, Circuit Clerk, met with the commission reporting that her budget would have no significant changes from last year. The Associate Court’s budget was submitted. The commission discussed priorities for the coming year.

Billy Hunter,

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Post Scripts: Brace yourself

by Joe Snyder

A recent ruling in Massachusetts will likely set the stage for next year’s presidential election. That state’s highest court ruled in favor of gay marriages which could bring about a very ugly year in U.S. politics. Sandy Rios, president of the conservative Concerned Women of America told her radio listeners they needed to do something to fight the ruling or face a future where "you see the

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Family Daze: Children’s Resolutions

by Debbie Farmer

Oh sure, we all know that many adults view the New Year as a time to make a fresh start, and improve their lives through resolutions. But what about kids? I mean, you never really hear a child say, "Gee, this year I’m going to play fewer video games, earn some extra credit in math class and improve my dodgeball game."

So, just for fun, here are

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Coonridge Digest: Take a breath

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetin’s from the Ridge.

It was just about the most magnificent Christmas present I’d ever seen. An orange and black Monarch Speed-Master bicycle, complete with training wheels, a thumb-operated bell and plastic streamers flowing from each handlebar. The bright orange streaks just shouted "Speed!" and the very thought of cruising Coonridge on Christmas morning made me giddy.

The two blocks to Grandpa’s Feed Store became the

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The Wisdom of Father Time

Good Thinking by Dr. Don Kuehle, United Methodist, Retired

by Dr. Don Kuehle, United Methodist, Retired

Ever wonder why things are called what they are? Why are some flying insects called wasps and others bees? Why are some animals called cows and others horses? Why are newspapers titled with names such as Chronicle, Journal, or Courier? Why is this column titled “Good Thinking”?

It began with God! God had some

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Two suspects caught after chase covering parts of Daviess and Caldwell counties

Ronald Engle, 40, Belton, and Aaron Pycior, Hamilton, were each charged Dec. 28

Felony charges have been filed against two men who led law enforcement officers on a weekend chase spanning Caldwell and Daviess Counties.

Ronald Engle, 40, Belton, and Aaron Pycior, Hamilton, were each charged Dec. 28 in Caldwell County Circuit Court with one count of assault of a law enforcement officer first degree, Class A felony; one count

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Raid at wrong house brings lawsuit

Jameson couple has filed a federal suit against law enforcement officers

A Jameson couple has filed a federal suit against law enforcement officers for executing a search warrant on the wrong home two years ago, according to an article in the Dec. 31, 2003, issue of the St. Joseph News-Press.

Terry and Charlene Kinnison are suing Daviess County Sheriff Kevin Heldenbrand along with officers and deputies of the Daviess County

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