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Stories from Wednesday, July 6, 2005

Dianne McClung retiring from Lakeside Nursing Center (07/06/05)
Dianne McClung, assistant administrator at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City, retired recently due to her health. She said she may not physically be on the job every day but her heart will remain at Lakeside. "I will miss the residents, the staff, and the families," McClung said. "Retirement is not easy for me. I loved working here. I was hoping I would be able to come back to work, but my doctor said I needed to retire."...
Retirees enjoying raising sunflowers (07/06/05)
"How does your garden grow?" Harold Vines and Jimmy White, both of Manila, can answer by saying a lot of work, a lot of water and a lot of care. The two men have joined their expertise in raising fresh vegetables, added a crop of sun flowers and created VW Produce. They recently built a produce shed on Manila Highway 18 Bypass, next to Circle Inn to offer their produce to the public...
Monette Council sets Aug. 7 as National Night Out (07/06/05)
The Monette City Council made plans for the first National Night Out, slated for Aug. 7, focusing on crime prevention awareness, when the council met Monday, June 27. "The people who work and live here in Monette sincerely care about their community," Police Chief Brian Carmichael said...
Gena Alberda sworn in as new Monette postmaster. (07/06/05)
A special swearing-in ceremony and reception was held for Gena Alberda, Monette postmaster, Wednesday. Larry Denny administered the oath of office to Alberda, during the reception held in her honor at the post office in Monette. "It is an honor to swear in Gena," Denny said. "She has been waiting for this a long time and is a very deserving person."...
Jeff Rea named Caraway 2005 Man of the Year (07/06/05)
Jeff Rea of Caraway was named the 2005 Person of the Year at the 59th annual Fourth of July Celebration held on Saturday. The award was presented following the parade and the flag raising that kicked off the all day activities. Harold Browning, president of the Caraway Lions Club, presented a plaque and the community's appreciation for Rea's dedicated service. Rea has taken an active role to help make the community a better, safer place to live...