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This Week in History 9-14
The following items were compiled by the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library from old issues of the Cleveland Daily Banner and its forerunners, the Cleveland Banner, the Journal, and the Journa...
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inkspots: Surviving the jungle of foreclosure neglect
“They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.” — Sitting Bull aka Thathanjka loythake...
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Joy Writing: Living a dream in ‘... My Father’s World’
Have you ever looked at the clouds? Looked at them for what you can see, not for the rain they might mean? I am sometimes taken with the beauty that can be seen there and how vast the expanse they ...
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Banner publishes ‘Elegy to 9/11’ in observance of 13th anniversary
(Editor’s Note: This poem was written by the late Cleveland Bishop W.R. Nunnery for the victims of 9/11. It is traditionally reprinted in the Cleveland Daily Banner in observance of the 9/11 annive...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our City: Let us pray for our nation and our troops
On this day 13 years ago, terrorists hit our nation in New York City, Washington, D.C., and rural Pennsylvania. Most of us, except the very youngest, can answer without a moment's hesitation the qu...
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Graves' Yard: Remembering ‘Ma’ during Thursday’s WOOPathon
I called her “Ma.” No one ever told me why, but I suspect it was because my early verbal communication skills prohibited me from using the complete formal term “Grandma.” She was actually my step-g...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our County: New ISO rating could mean lower insurance rates
ISO is the acronym for Insurance Service Office. This acronym, and the organization’s recent evaluation, may prove financially beneficial to our residents. ISO is the agency that evaluates and clas...
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Understanding why the Pentagon is five-sided
I am indebted to Pastor Leon Schulz, who lives in Menno, S.D., for the title and a portion of my contents for you today. I got a letter from Pastor Schulz a few weeks ago with the question, “Why is...
Sep 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keeping it Green: Greenway growth made possible by generosity of property owners
As the Cleveland/Bradley County Greenway has expanded over the last 13 years, it has done so due to the generosity of owners of the properties along Mouse Creek, the primary path of the Greenway. B...
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History 9-7
The following items were compiled by the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library from old issues of the Cleveland Daily Banner and its forerunners, the Cleveland Banner, the Journal, and the Journa...
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Inkspots: A tale of two towne, and the cowpeas they grew
“Being pretty on the inside means you don't hit your brother and you eat all your peas. That's what my grandma taught me.” — Lord Chesterfield British Statesman aka Fourth Earl of Chesterfield (169...
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Labor Day marks a season of many changes
As we have just celebrated Labor Day, some people have noted that this holiday tends to signal the end of summer. And with the arrival of September, we not only notice a change of seasons but we al...
Sep 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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A few newsy tidbits to dazzle your friends
Did you know that a shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes? Did you also know that peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite? If you have ever found yourself in a position where ...
Sep 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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