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Be careful what you wish for
Posted Friday, July 29, at 5:42 PM
By the numbers it is indeed impressive. Two boys, 28 years experience in 4-H and FFA combined. 16 county fairs, 12 state fairs and numerous livestock shows. At least 34 calves -- with names that indicate the years they might have shown, like Holmes -- as in Priest; Dante -- as in Hall; or T-Rich -- as in Tony Richardson. It's easy to remember that year, 2003, the year our beloved Kansas City Chiefs started out at 9-0...

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Flood of 2011 illuminates question of priorities

Posted Thursday, July 7, at 5:58 PM

If you gave a starving person a choice like "Do you want to do something fun, like play on a lake?" "Save an endangered species?" or "Eat a meal?" It is pretty obvious what they would choose. The same would be true if you gave a homeless person similar choices...

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Marcia Gorrell is the agriculture reporter for The Marshall Democrat-News. She specializes in featuring FFA and 4-H students and writes an ongoing series on Century Farms in the county.
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