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Everyday Leadership

For about a century, one of the indications of authority in the coal mine in Ohio was the “buglight”. The proper name of the instrument is the Koehler flame safety lantern. This lantern replaced the canary as the primary tool for detecting deficiency of oxygen in the 1890s. Prior to 1970, buglights were the approved devices to detect methane accumulations and oxygen deficiency. After 2000, more sophisticated instrumentation replaced the buglight altogether.

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A Second Look

Twins, a boy and a girl, were born to Mr. and Mrs. James Mellott, of Jerusalem Route 2, on Friday, Aug. 9 in the Barnesville General Hospital. The new arrivals weighed seven pounds and 11 ounces and five pounds and 11 ounces and have been named Robert J. and Robin Rae.

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Caregivers Corner

Good friends – those with whom we share a bond of some sort, friends from childhood, college, work, church, just to name a few places friendships are established – these individuals are important t