Deb’s Notes

Waukeenah United Methodist Church is seeking to hire a music director. Duties would include serving as church pianist, directing the choir at rehearsals one evening a week and coordinating the selection of music for services and special events. This is…

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Jefferson County Farm Bureau Banquet Have You Thanked A Farmer Lately?   I attended the annual Jefferson County Farm Bureau banquet last week, and what a delight it was. For those who missed the event, you really missed a special…

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Women Over 40 Below is a column that was published by Frank Kaiser. Through the years it has been misrepresented as an Andy Rooney commentary, however, it was not. For all the 40+ women out there, sit back and enjoy…

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Bethel AME Church and its pastor Jeffrey T. Graham along with New Bethel AME Church and its pastor Jimmie F. Dickey will host a Candidates Forum at 410 York Street at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 17. For more information…

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Integrity Integrity, according to Dictionary.com means, “adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.” What is integrity? It is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. It is generally a personal choice to uphold…

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Do Politics bring out the worst in people or do politics bring out the “real” in people? Political Season……. Most of us can’t wait to see it get over! Even those that are running for office seem to anticipate the…