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Bringing American folklore to life
Davy Crockett may be alive and well in the annals of American folklore, but Bill Gatlin is breathing new life into the “king of the wild frontier” along with legendary brawler and boatman Mike Fink...
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Mason Cross: Filmmaker on the horizon
When moviemakers like Steven Spielberg and J.J. Abrams first made amateur 8 mm films in their youth, little did they know they would inspire a new generation of film students across the country. Am...
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Life in the Holy Land
Lee’s volleyball team finds peace in the Middle East
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A child’s dream to walk: Grayson Harris takes a giant step toward recovery
Grayson Harris, the 6-year-old student at Black Fox Elementary who was diagnosed with a rare condition of the hip called Perthes disease, is one step closer to walking a happy road to recovery than...
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Lydia Carter: A priceless teacher money can’t buy
Preparing a generation of students to compete academically with the rest of the world and face the future with knowledge, innovation and dedication is not a goal worth sacrificing for personal or p...
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Tragedy turns to victory for ‘Brady Bunch’: Local family allows love to overcome family loss
Tresa Brady’s sister, Myra, was supposed to come to Selma, Ala., because their mother who adopted them was dying of esophageal cancer. The doctors had told the family to see their terminally belove...
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Old thesis offers new insight: College Hill graduate discovers principal’s 60 year old research
Few people in Cleveland may remember Arlee E. Martin, principal of College Hill High School for more than a decade. But Dr. Cornell D. Lane has discovered a thesis submitted by Martin which gives a...
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A mother tells her story in ‘Revolving Choices’
By BETTIE MARLOWE Banner Staff Writer For 12 years, Evie West said, she has had a burden to write a book to share her story — to “expose myself.” She has spoken of her experiences at churches, conf...
Jun 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Centuries Farm families feted at celebration
By BETTIE MARLOWE Banner Staff Writer On June 23 Scottie and Lisa Mayfield hosted Century Farm families from eight counties on the Mayfield Farm. Besides being a time of fellowship among area farme...
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Celebrating century-old farms
McMinn County, which was established in 1819, was named for Gov. Joseph McMinn. Athens is the county seat.
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