Emily Mentzer

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Everyone wins with food drive

Monmouth, Indy businesses compete for Golden Can

In a sort of sibling rivalry for the best of reasons, Monmouth and Independence police departments are in a heated — albeit friendly — competition to see who can gather the most donations to the Ella Curran Food Bank.

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WOU to perform ‘Radium Girls’

“Radium Girls” takes the audience on a historic journey ripe with facts, sprinkled with humor and warmth, recounting the story about women who worked for the U.S. Radium Corporation.

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Treasures abound in Timeless Antiques

Dawn Lynn, vendors share love of old, repurposed things, interesting collections, and furniture

Step into the welcoming atmosphere of Timeless Antiques and More and it may be difficult to step out empty-handed.

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Central stages ‘The Addams Family’

The angst and pain that comes from growing up — for both teenagers and their parents — is perhaps the biggest story told in “The Addams Family: the Musical.”

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Welcome to your nightmare

Warning: Organizers of “Welcome to the Movies,” a haunted house at 877 Main St., Dallas, ask all who enter to sign a waiver.

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Friends to host bi-annual sale

What started in 2016 as a way to let volunteers spend Summerfest with their families has turned into a financial benefit for the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.

Tryoneers bring year-round 4-H to Pedee

A new, year-round 4-H club has popped up in Pedee — the Tryoneers. The group has 15 signed up so far, and more are coming in, said Heather Traglia, Tryoneers 4-H leader.

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Off to the (zucchini) races

Students at Mid-Valley Christian Academy filled the gymnasium on Friday afternoon to see whose zucchini creations would travel the fastest and farthest down a ramp.

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Airstreams to converge on Main Street

Roughly 20 Airstream trailers will line Main Street in downtown Independence this weekend, starting Friday and leaving Sunday.

New 4-H club to go year-round

The group has 15 signed up so far, and more are coming in, said Heather Traglia, Tryoneers 4-H leader.

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