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Editorial

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A Second Look

An enjoyable evening was spent at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Holiday, near Graysville, Saturday Oct. 11. The event was to celebrate Mrs Holiday’s birthday. There was a late hour lunch consisting of cake, pie, sandwiches and coffee.

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Caregivers Corner

may be experienced by your loved one due to the many people present. This place should be away from noise and commotion in case it is needed. An unfamiliar setting or faces may cause your family member to feel overwhelmed or exhausted. If the loved one resides in a care facility, consider having Thanksgiving there where, perhaps, your family member is most comfortable.

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A Second Look

Miss Hildred Stafford, of the Monroe County Library, was guest speaker at the Kiwanis luncheon on Oct. 8. Miss Stafford told the group of the library’s need for additional funds to increase the usefulness of the library to the public and asked for support for the Library’s drive for a half-mil levy to be voted upon in the November election.

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Conservation Corner

When a landowner has a forestry management plan written one of the common prescriptions to making a forest stand healthier is to control invasive species. Some common invasives that are found in forest stands include multiflora rose and Amur honeysuckle. Another common invasive that I often find along field edges or areas of disturbance is tree-of-heaven. The scientific name for tree-of-heaven is Ailanthus altissima. When talking to foresters or any other forestry professional they will use the name Ailanthus or tree-of-heaven.

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Rinard Mills

Wolfe – “Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves. We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!”

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