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Pints in the Park brings the crowd despite change in weekend

As people left work Friday evening, they trickled into the square, and by 5:30 p.m., contestants were steadily ladling chili into Styrofoam bowls, and beer sommeliers were discussing their brews. After being rescheduled from Friday, Oct. 6 because of rain, Pints in the Park brought out a good crowd on Friday, Oct. 13, giving businesses… Continue reading Pints in the Park brings the crowd despite change in weekend

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Thrashers House of Terror faces weather closure in first two weekends

Lauryn Weiss and Jami Tebockhorst walked out of Thrashers House of Terror on Friday, Oct. 13, in a daze. As they felt the cool night air, their heart rates began to slow. “It’s definitely a lot scarier than I thought it would be,” Weiss said as a compliment. “I kept thinking it was going to… Continue reading Thrashers House of Terror faces weather closure in first two weekends

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Take Away Hunger sends food to hurricane ravaged areas

Don and Sandee Fields have a dream of packaging 1 million meals in Henry County to send to hurricane victims in Texas and Florida. Directors of Take Away Hunger, Don and Sandee are changing their focus from sending more overseas meals, to sending more meals within the U.S. “with all this catastrophe here at home,”… Continue reading Take Away Hunger sends food to hurricane ravaged areas

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MP Fire Department’s open house brings scores of families

A volunteer firefighter guided the fire hose as six-year-old Yareli Aranda put her little hands on the lever and discharged the high pressure water at a cutout of a house on fire. She bounced away and let the next student in line take a turn, sharing the excitement with her parents with a huge smile… Continue reading MP Fire Department’s open house brings scores of families

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Mogo Organic featured in book spotlighting female farmers

As Morgan Hoenig looked over the excerpt from “Women and the Land,” a new book that features her organic vegetable farm, she reminisced about her interview with the authors two years ago, a time when she was at the height of her farming career. “When I see this picture (from the book), I think ‘oh… Continue reading Mogo Organic featured in book spotlighting female farmers

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HRSA grant will benefit ‘psychosocial needs’ of Henry County, not just medical

The one-million dollar HRSA grant awarded to Henry County is “beyond medical,” Michelle Rosell said during the Board of Health meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 26. As the Henry County Public Health Department works with their HRSA technical adviser and meets with other grantees, vision for how the three-year grant will benefit the community is beginning… Continue reading HRSA grant will benefit ‘psychosocial needs’ of Henry County, not just medical

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HCHC struggling to trim budget, looking to fill staff positions

Henry County Health Center is off to a rough start this fiscal year, Chief Executive Officer Robb Gardner said during the board of trustees meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21. The board is looking closely at cost-efficiencies as Henry County Health Center (HCHC) enters the fourth month of the fiscal year, which started July 1. At… Continue reading HCHC struggling to trim budget, looking to fill staff positions