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Blueberry bushes at the Presnell home are recovering from the June invasion of 17-year locusts. Kenneth Presnell and grandson, Randall, still find many ripening blueberries.
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The Graham home has existed off State Street in the Musterfield/Warford Road area for more than 50 years. The house was built by Charlie Graham and Dexter Manning.
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Alvin Holt enjoys his van and still takes short trips about town. He retired many years ago from Alcoa in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Fred and Peggy Giles have been married for 50 years and have lived off Trentham Road since 1986. They grew up and were married in Newport.
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Tamara Carver-Krawczyk, seated, is the physical therapist and athletic trainer at the new Benchmarks Rehabilitation Partners center near Goody's in the Newport Town Center off Cosby Highway. With her is front desk employee Jessica Rich, of Cosby.
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Injured shoulders can be painful, as this local worker knows. He is receiving therapy from Tamara Carver-Krawczyk. She has also been treating a lot of injured ankles.
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Music is always part of the gatherings at Mom's House near Fowler's Grove and Baysinger Hollow. From left are Brittney Smith, Tommy Smith, and Norman Smith.
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A plaque honoring the late Deputy Billy Smith is still on the wall at the Cocke County Sheriff's Dept. Deputy David Crum had to pry it off the wall to photograph.
|309||(c)2008 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
The Smith family at Mom's House in August includes, from left, Shelby Elkins, April (Smith) Wilson, Tommy Smith, and Rose Lovell. They stand in front of parents Jim and Hazel Smith's longtime home off Baysinger Road.
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A table top full of cupcakes should be a tempting treat for anyone. Amanda Cole shows off several varieties she baked to entice people to sign up for her Cup Cake of the Month program.
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The girls join Mom in this photo at the Walt and Amanda Cole home. They are Ayla, age two, and Kaylan, age six. Ayla is the official cupcake taster.
|312||(c)2008 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Roger and Sandra Kelley have been working together this summer to complete the future natural resource center.
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Under the sales tent at Classic Plantings with mums, gourds, pumpkins are Michael and Janet Price; Louise Samples, mother to the "girls;" and Carolyn Ressler. The business is in Reidtown.
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Wilma Frisbee, left, is a long-time friend o Michael and Janet Price and lives across the highway in Reidtown. Classic Plantings is packed with fall decorations.
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This is the birthplace home of Louise Samples in Reidtown where she was born in 1923. The house is next to Classic Plantings & Nursery.
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This is the home at 1614 where Louise Samples now
lives next to her son-in-law, Michael Price and daughter, Janet Price. It is one of the oldest
homes in Reidtown.
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Tunney Moore, at left, former Cocke County sheriff, talks about his moonshine background as a teenager in the mountains. At right is former Cocke Co. executive Charles Lewis Moore, who continues to farm.
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The Moores working at the Moore cemetery last week, from left, are Vaughn L. Moore, Tunney Moore, Billy Wayne Moore, and Charles Lewis Moore. They were placing a new gate in the fence.
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Vaughn Moore used his tractor and auger to drill a posthole for a new gatepost at the Moore cemetery. Vaughn still raises cattle and likes to farm, and drive his Dodge truck.
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Sibel France, at right, and her older sister, Eva Smith relax at Sibel's home in the Douglas Avenue neighborhood where she has lived since 1944. Two other long-time residents there include Drew Douglas and Omega Jackson.
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The Sibel France home has served her for 64 years. She and her late husband, Harley France, first rented the small frame home for $10 per month in Jan. 1944.
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One of the many quilts that Sibel France has done is this cathedral pattern in her home near Douglas Avenue. Some people might spend years doing this pattern, which Sibel did in one year.
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A grocery bill from May 1941 is part of the two-part bill that totaled just over $5 for a load of groceries. Sibel had only $3 and charged the rest.
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Last week I said we would revisit an older cook in the Douglas Avenue neighborhood. I'll try not to forget to tell you a thing or two more about Sibel France and sister Eva Smith soon. You might like to see this burgundy star crescent pattern quilt she co
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World War II veteran Roy D. Brown, of Cosby, shows off three interesting items he weaves into stories in his upcoming historical novel, "Snowbird." These are a pre-Civil War iron pot, 1875 Winchester, and Nancy Price's family Bible.
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Standing at the original oak mantel and mirror and fireplace are Arvis and Yvonne Keys. They started the renovation of the house and motel in spring of 2007.
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Ralph Valentine stands amid thousands of lights at his Buckingham Drive home in Indian Hills. He has added new lights and Christmas music to the display, but don't wait too long to visit.
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James Step, at left, and Arvis Keys relax during the holidays in front of Keys' 1971 restored GMC truck at West Plaza Motors. Step has worked for Keys, a close friend, for more than 30 years.
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Barbara Lancaster was helping customers last week when I visited the Warford Road business, Custom Iron. With her is Gene Gorrell, who operates a paint and body shop off Cosby Highway near the Catholic Church.
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William Lancaster can operate any piece of equipment in his large metal shop off Warford Road. When I saw him last week, he was turning the inside of a pully.
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The Eagle is out of the mold and can be cleaned up by removing excess concrete around the mold seam. The eagle sells for more than $200.
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Last summer, William Lancaster bought a large collection of metal molds to produce various statuaries. Here he is shown removing the inner rubber lining from an Eagle casting.
|333||(c)2008 NPT PHOTO BY RICK HOOPER|
Retiring Cocke County Director of Schools Larry Blazer shakes hands with members of the Cocke County Legislative Body after being honored during Monday's CLB meeting.
|334||(c)2008 NPT PHOTO BY RICK HOOPER|
Charlotte Leibrock, left, was honored as the Citizen of the Year by the Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service (SCHAS) at its 11th annual luncheon Friday at Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center. With Leibrock are her husband Bill, center, and daughte
|335||(c)2008 NPT PHOTO BY STEVE WILHOIT |
At Beetle's from left are Dennis Strange and his mother, Lillie, and Dennis's wife, Linda Lane Strange.
|336||(c)2009 GREENEVILLE SUN PHOTO BY PHIL GENTRY|
Moonshiner Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton, at right, leaves U.S. District Court after sentencing with Assistant Federal Defender Tim Moore, at left.
|337||(c)2009 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Mary Lynne Powers stands in the sunroom packed with Christmas decorations and one of several trees in the Wolf Creek home. She suffers from Chronic Flu Syndrome and has been disabled since 2002.
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Drema Matthews is a long-time subscriber to the Plain Talk. She visited our office in February to renew her subscription. At 88, she still gets about town and does not want to miss a single issue of the newspaper. She has lived long enough to have witness
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James Winter has been behind the counter and operating Sherry's Market off Cosby Highway since 1985. Because of a voice problem he is a little difficult to understand but still loves to chat with everyone of his customers.
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Christine Smith stands in her front lawn off White Oak next to a large angel statue. She holds a Bible that she got in 1984 and takes it faithfully to Greene's Chapel Church near Morristown. The pastor there is Jack Greene.
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Partners of the Cherokee President Dr. Gary Schneider presents a Walking with Partners of Cherokee National Forest award to National Bank of Tennessee President Keith Ketterman, at right.
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Ready to open at Ford's Cruz Thru the last weekend in May are, from left, John and wife, Crystal, Ford and her mother, Agnes Smelcer.
|343||(c)2009 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Zolla Ketner relaxes near a fireplace at the Farm Market back in early April when cool days still drew folks close to the fireplace warmth. Zolla is a Bush by birth, making her kin to the famous Bush Brothers cannery founders of Chestnut Hill.
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If you like fruit cobblers, then you will love Zolla Ketner's strawberry cobbler or strawberry dumplins. She prepares these at the Farm Market most every week. Zolla trusts red label White Lilly self-rising flour for her crusts.
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Betty Bush, at right, is with her aunt, Zolla Ketner, sister to Betty's late father, Shan Bush. Apples in season are a favorite at the Farm Market off Knoxville Highway. Zolla likes to use Granny Smith apples for apple butter.
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Dad Arthur Shelton attended a family get-together during high school graduation time at the Sagebrush. Arthur's sons are Mike, at left, and Larry "Yogi" Shelton. Their brother, Tommy, died in Jan. 1994.
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Sherry's Market is named after Sherry Winter, who is usually at the Cosby Highway
grocery most days. Her husband, James Winter, is semi-retired due to health reasons.
|348||(c)2009 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL |
Joe Bible shows a rare and important photograph given to him in 1971. It shows astronaut James Irwin on the moon's surface during the Apollo 15 mission July 26, 1971.
|349||(c)2009 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL |
New owners at the East Tennessee Coffee Co. shop on East Broadway are Beverly and Fred Myers. They took over the business in early August. Both are retired from the old Detroit Gasket plant.
|350||(c)2009 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
Paul Hall stands next to the train village he assembled during the past couple of years at his Driskill Circle home. There are about 300 trees on the landscape, but the feature is the N scale railroad he set up.
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Sheriff Claude Strange's smile reflects his good health and strong spirit after overcoming colon cancer this year. He will be completing his first term in 2010 and plans to seek re-election, he said.
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Rocky Top Grafix owners are Jeff and Missy Cody at their North Street business in Newport. Today, Dec. 20, they celebrate their first wedding anniversary.
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This old frame house is being converted to a pet grooming shop and has been at Second
Street in Newport for about 75 years. Paul and Kim Gregg along with their pet Jack Russell live next door. Many years ago Paul's parents, Oscar and Endora Gregg lived a
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Imogene Turner, of Ace Antiques, holds a prized ambrinia Fenton glass basket, reddish-yellow, that sells for $195. She offers a large assortment of glassware. The new shop is located across from Newport Hardware
|356||(c)2009 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL|
Kiersten Thompson, right, delighted J. D. Wilburn, left, with her fiddle rendition of the old song "Go Tell Aunt Rhody" at Thursday's Old Timey Night. Kiersten represented Cosby Elementary School in the evening's talent presentations.
|357||(c)2009 NPT PHOTO BY SANDY FRESHOUR|
About 200 motorcyclists rolled into Newport last week for the funeral of their friend, Harold Shoemaker. They traveled from Manes Funeral Home to the cemetery off Hwy. 25/70 west of I-40.
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The parking lot of the Open Door Church accommodated motorcycle riders from surrounding counties and out of state. They parked and went to the Phillips cemetery next to the church where fellow cycle rider Harold Shoemaker was buried last week. He was kill
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District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn observes the search for Megan Maxwell in an old rock quarry Tuesday afternoon. Members of the Cocke County Rescue Squad, Cocke County Sheriff's Office and Newport Police Department continue to search for Maxwell.
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From left, in front, are Clay Moore and Cole Moore. In the back row, from left, are cousin Tim Moore, Dana Moore, Judy Moore, Vaughn Moore and son Carlton Moore.
|362||(c)2010 NPT PHOTO BY BETTY McMILLAN|
Sarah Stokely was named Fairest of the Fair at the 2010 Cocke County A&I Fair on Mondaynight. Presenting the crown, at left, is last year's winner Preanna Davis. Sarah, a senior atCocke County High School, is the daughter of Jimmy and Kellye Stokely of Ne
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Judge Ben Hooper congratulates the new mayor of Parrottsville, Tennessee, with good wishes. Left to right, Mayor Mary Keller and Judge Ben Hooper.
|364||(c)2010 NPT PHOTO BY BETTY MCMILLAN|
The Wright family, Cody, Lora, Carson and Lexie
|365||(c)2010 NPT PHOTO BY DAVID POPIEL|
John David Ford is comfortable whether designing ads, labels, and packaging for Food City or playing his banjo. He lived for many years in Newport before moving to near Abingdon, Virginia, where he works for K-VA-T Foods.
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Lisa Allen, standing, speaks about her 8-year-old daughter Sydney possibly being dropped from TennCare during last Friday's Legislative Breakfast at the Mountain Crest Inn. Shown seated in front in Sydney's father, Clyde Allen.
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Clayton Cody holds a framed photograph of the Rankin Bottoms along the French Broad River that was made in the early 1900s. That was the area where he grew up.
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Curtiss McKnight stands in a parking area off Cosby Highway not far from the post office. He has been a regular roadside vendor of his handcrafted walking and talking sticks since 2003.
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Front to back, Mayor Connie Ball, C.J. Ball holding the mayor's granddaughter, Taelyr. Age 3, Faye Fish, Parks & Recreation Dept. Director Tim Dockery, and employee Mark Hill.
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The Mason family happened to all be together in early June at Wellington Place where Arlie "Pepsie" Mason is a resident. Back from left are Patty Jenkins, Annette Mason, and Tammy Gorrell.
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This home off Lincoln Ave. and 7th Street is where retired judge Kenneth Porter was born in 1934. He refers to it now as the Roberts house at what was 1000 Lincoln Avenue. Ken lived at the house until he was nine years old, moving to Iris Street in 1943.
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Ken Porter sits on a stonewall in front of the house on Iris Place that was his home since 1943 for many years. His parents, attorney John Porter and wife, Bessie, lived there until the 1990s. The house was later sold.
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Tom Edwards and his family lived in this small frame house that still exists off Filbert between 7th and 8th streets. Their daughter, Louise Taylor, well remembers the neighborhood but lives today near Hawkins Drive.
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Josh Dunn, at right, executive director of Sunset Gap Community Center, visits with Stephen Freeman. Freeman is taking care of his mother, Kay Freeman, who lived in this 40-year-old mobilehome at Grassy Fork and suffers from cancer.
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Kay Freeman loves the porch of her home because of its splendid view of Rag Mountain. She cannot go outside much or for long periods because she requires intravenous feeding and medications to battle kidney cancer.
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Some of Armando Fontes's supporters for sheriff are, from left, Ronnie Williams, Dennis Buchanan, Fontes holding daughter Roslyn, Jackie Fontes, Gaylelynne Norwood, and Robert Brannon.
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Kristen Ball has opened Skin Deep, a Newport business that features various skin care techniques and services. She is the daughter of Darrell H. Ball and Freda Ball, of Newport.
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You will usually find Larry Lunsford around tire and tire changing tools at the Western Auto in Newport where he has worked for about 38 years. His family moved from Knoxville to the Lunsford family farm at Jones Cove 40 years ago.
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The Ball family got together for this photo on Oct. 6 at Darrell Ball's land surveying office and building off East Broadway. From left are Darrell and wife, Freda, and children, Kristen, 22, and Stephen, 25, all of Newport.
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Danny Ray Carver has been in the orchard business raising apples most of his six decades at Cosby. He was setting out a crate of bright orange pumpkins for customers last week.
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Most of the time you will find Rick Hansel behind the counter serving great food at his Butcher Shop restaurant, which is now located in the Newport Plaza. You can read and see more about it on Cockecountymarketplace.com.
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Among the folks you will see cooking and serving at the new Butcher Shop are, from left, Jordan Hansel, Dave Gilliland, and owner Rick Hansel. You can learn more about this business and its complete menu on Cockecountymarketplace.com.
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Grant and Sandy Adams are the new proprietors of the Del Rio General Store, and formerly the Tom Burnett Jones Store off Highway 25/70 at the Highway 107 intersection. The property is owned by Tommye Dene Jones
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The old Jones store was built around May 1948 off the Asheville Highway where it became a popular stopping place and community gathering spot thanks to Tom Burnett Jones. Just across the highway is the Highway 107 bridge over the French Broad River
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It was the last day on the job for Brownie and Carolyn Lichlyter, as they officially closed the doors of James Furniture on Friday, Dec. 31. Brownie started with the business when Homer James opened it in 1948, but at a different location.
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Newport Police Chief Maurice Shults talks to members of the Newport Lions Club about identity theft and fraud.
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Family and friends follow as Megan Maxwell's casket is carried to its burial site. Immediately behind the pallbearers are mother Lisa Maxwell and her boyfriend Michael Brady.
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A happy little Santa, Kobe Cogdill, son of Jason and Deede Cogdill, visited the Baptist Convalescent Center recently. Shown enjoying his company is resident Marie Gorrell
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Bush Brothers & Company Board of Directors Chairman Jim Ethier is shown standing in front of one of the displays in the newly opened Bush's Story museum. This large BUSH'S BEST bean can contains a variety of videos on how nourishing beans are processed.
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Dr. Nathan Ford, center, is shown with the Celebrating Our Success award presented to him Thursday by the Cocke County Education Foundation. At left is Ford's daughter, Beth, and at right is his wife, Mary.
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Dragging operations were conducted Sunday in search of a missing boater on the Nolichucky River. Participating in the operations were Rescue Squad members from Greeneville, Newport, Morristown and Jefferson County.
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Kiwanian Paul James turned 93 on Tuesday, February 1. With him is Kiwanian Alvin Watts, right, who makes sure Paul always has a ride to the club meeting.
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Caleb Moore is comfortable at the controls of a large bulldozer and he can operate other heavy equipment for Moore Brothers even though he is only 12 years old
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William McGaha and his mother, Pam Barwick, are kept busy through the week baking, cleaning, and selling cakes at their new bakery downtown, For Heavens Cake. At left is Tonya McGaha's new creation, chocolate cheesecake, and center are a variety of cupcak
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Little Walter survived a couple of harrowing experiences and put more fur and fat on his belly thanks to the good folks at the Tim & Jan Pack home near Newport City Park. Holding their new pets are Jordan Pack and Candice Kohnke.
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Butch Phillips stands by a large poplar tree that got uprooted during late Wednesday afternoon's storm at Bybee. Phillips lives off Mellow Road and was outside when the hailstorm struck, damaging or destroying many of his trees
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Like many families, the Reed family of Parrottsville sought out the shelter of a tree to lounge under in early hot July days. From left are Roy Reed, his wife, Pat Reed, and their daughter, Judy Reed
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Bob and Betty Self stand in front of a favorite summer shelter from heat, a gazebo surrounded by her favorite plants and flowers. They live on land that was formerly her parents, Ike and Bertha lamb
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Lois's Country Kitchen opened at its new location off Cosby Highway last week and the parking lot has been packed for lunch. Lois and Conway Wilson operate the business and lease the building from Sherman Hudson, who operates the greenhouse business.
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Thomas and Vesta Cutshaw visit with Junior Williams, center, who is 91 and a veteran of World War II. The Cutshaw nephews were removing trees from the Williams' yard to improve septic tank line drainage.