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Births for May 25

MI TOWN

The Independence Downtown Association hosted the very first Home-Based Business Fair on Friday at the Independence Elks Lodge — and it was a great opportunity to meet and greet folks in MI Town and nearby areas who have put their creative and inventive ideas to very good use.

MILITARY

Matt McCammon graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy OCS program on May 4, receiving his commission as ensign.

PEDEE NEWS

The nice thing about Mother’s Day is that everyone does what they want — no turkey or ham to cook, no real expectations.

MI TOWN

We’ve all survived yet another Friday the 13th, full moon and a primary election that happened during the past few days, so now it’s time to move on to all the other items on the various lists around our houses and/or work places.

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Milestone Birthday

Virgil Coragliotti turned 101 on Friday, May 6.

PEDEE NEWS

Juandeane Skidmore was thrilled by the number of Skid’s family and friends who came to a luncheon in his honor on Friday, in Dallas.

MI TOWN

After a very busy weekend of plant sales and book sales and celebrating Mother’s Day, it would be just wonderful to curl up with a cat in a comfy chair and let the rest of the world go by.

PEDEE NEWS

Former Pedee resident Skid Skidmore died April 26. Skid, 89, died of heart failure and dementia, peacefully and in no pain.

MI TOWN

Last Sunday we turned the calendar page to the brand-spanking-new month of May, and what happy news for those of us who love springtime and all the goodness it brings.

PEDEE NEWS

The Pedee Women’s Club spent the last Wednesday wrapping up the work on the top of the next raffle quilt benefitting their soldier fund.

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Slug expert helps combat slimy pests

Oregon farmers battling slugs in their fields will soon have a new ally in Rory McDonnell, a slug and snail expert who joins Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences this summer.

MI TOWN

It’s great to be back in MI Town again after a weeklong visit with my sisters, Sue and Barbara in Sierra Vista and Bisbee, Ariz.

PEDEE NEWS

Sixteen guys from the Pedee area drove to Willow Springs Guest Ranch near Paisley for a weekend of hunting rats, fun, and fellowship April 8-10.

MI TOWN

That seasonal affliction known as Spring Fever is highly contagious and has hit MI Town like the proverbial ton of bricks.

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