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Stories from Friday, September 23, 2011

Salem city yard sales Sept. 22-24 (09/23/11)
Salem, Ark., will host its Fall Community-Wide Yard Sale on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Salem Chamber of Commerce invites yard sale enthusiasts to take advantage of the many sales. Besides yard sales, Birdieboo Sales will have its fall/winter children's consignment sale at the Hickinbotham-Miller Building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds on Sept. ...
Shopper thanks Town and Country for medical help (09/23/11)
Although many people hesitate to get involved or don't know how to help when they see a stranger in a medical emergency, that's when Josh Rogers' instincts kick in. Last week, the 30-year-old from Thayer was working at the service counter at Town and Country market when he heard a woman scream his name from one of the store's checkout lines...
Thayer scoreboard on last legs (09/23/11)
Keeping time at high school football games has become a costly venture, but creates a longtime business marketing opportunity for sponsors, Thayer Schools Superintendent Dan Chappell said. Chappell said the district's aged football field scoreboard should make it through this year, but must be replaced before the 2012-13 season starts. ...
Alton School District goes smoke free (09/23/11)
Alton School District recently joined others in the area that are tobacco-free, banning smoking and all forms of tobacco use on district property. The policy includes tobacco use by patrons at sports events. The previous policy banned tobacco use in district buildings...
Thayer considering kennel licenses (09/23/11)
Thayer aldermen heard from two residents Sept. 13 seeking kennel licenses for their homes. One was approved, the other is being studied. Connie Maclin asked for a kennel license to cover six dogs at her home on North Ninth Street. The board tabled Maclin's request to "check into the situation further."...