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Stories from Monday, September 12, 2011

Shepherd's View hosting National Assisted Living Week activities (09/12/11)
Shepherds View Assisted Living Facility in Alton will celebrate National Assisted Living Week (NALW) Sept. 11-17, with the theme "Forever Proud." The center invites the public to celebrate residents' lives and thank volunteers, family members, staff and others during the events...
Fulton County tax land auction nets $18,659.79 (09/12/11)
The Commissioner of State Lands office conducted an auction of Fulton County tax-delinquent properties recently at Salem City Hall in Salem. A total of 19 interested bidders attended the sale, which is held annually by the state to dispose of land on which the taxes have been past due over two years...
Former teacher receives Sidney Cardinal Award (09/12/11)
Nola Marlin Weaver of Batesville was presented the Alumni's "Cardinal Award" during the biennual Sidney School Homecoming on Sept. 4. Weaver, who attended school at Sidney, returned and taught at the school during World War II. She has been active in reunion events since the gatherings started in 1981...
Mountain Lion sightings on the rise in the Ozarks (09/12/11)
Although Missouri's mountain lion sightings have increased in the past 15 years, wildlife experts say no attacks to livestock, pets or people have been reported. The increase in sightings also may be attributed to technological advancements. The most recent confirmed sighting, near the junction of highways 160 and 19 in Alton, was captured on a game camera...
Myrtle Yester-Daze organizers looking for historic photos (09/12/11)
Among the many events scheduled for the 14th annual Myrtle Yester-Daze, new this year will be a contest for residents to bring in historic area photographs. Myrtle Yester-Daze begins at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, and includes activities throughout the day...