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  • 99 percent

    In Matthew 18:10-14, Jesus says, “Don’t be cruel to any of these little ones! I promise you that their angels are always with my Father in heaven.”
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Shiloh survivors meet

    On April 6, 1906, Clarke and Lucas Counties Association of Shiloh Survivors met in Osceola to celebrate the 44th anniversary of the famous Civil War b ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Revenue estimating conference sets preliminary estimate for FY 2016

    The revenue estimating conference (REC) met last Thursday to begin the budget process for fiscal year (FY) 2016. The three-person panel met to review ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Robbers meet sheriff and posse

    One of the most desperate acts that happened in the county occurred Oct. 21, 1921, when Murray farmer Charley Jones was dragging the road some three m ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Futility

    Romans 8: 18 -25 18 I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory about to be revealed to us. 19 For the ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Faith and suicide

    The recent death of Robin Williams brought the tragedy of suicide to the attention of the country — at least for a moment. 
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Property tax reform saves $127.33 million for Iowans

    Last week, Gov. Branstad released data from the Iowa Department of Revenue that showed Iowa counties were receiving over $78.33 million in state dolla ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:58 am
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