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Memory of scout honored

Boys Scouts of America present ‘Spirit of the Eagle’ honor to Indra

Daniel Indra was a good big brother, doing everything with his younger brother, Liam. He loved sports, video games, and especially activities with his Cub Scout pack.

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NEWS IN BRIEF

*Welcome Home soldiers on Friday*Ag tech innovation group to gather*Accident in Dallas disrupts power

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BIG TOP comes to town

Circus set to wow crowds in Falls City on May 27

The show will be May 27, so get ready for thrilling trapeze and tight rope

Pertussis case confirmed at Whitworth Elementary

A child at Whitworth Elementary School has been positively diagnosed with a case of pertussis, or whooping cough. The Dallas School District sent out letters of the confirmed case on Friday afternoon.

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

*Free container collection Friday*Ristau reads from new novel May 27*Wash your car, and benefit PC Relay*Fractal art at the Bread Board*Yeast breads class set for May 30*Library display to feature shells*County hazardous waste collection*Left Coast Cellars hosts 'Sip & Stroll'

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Lanes brings leagues, kids to forefront

Reed got his start working in or for bowling alleys, coincidently, at Starlite Lanes.

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Indy looks to add positions with 2015-16 budget

Things are looking up for the city of Independence as far as the budget is concerned, Budget Officer and Finance Director Gloria Butsch said at the April 29 budget meeting.

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Show ‘unearths’ beauty of Falls City

“I missed it!” Sickles said of her short “cameo” on Discovery Channel’s “Unearthed,” which was filmed in and around Falls City.

Relay for Life fundraisers set for this week

The community is invited to be part of these upcoming relay team-sponsored activities.

Two communities, one clean-up

Saturday, Riverview Park will be the site to bring any trash, wood waste, metals, yard debris and other garbage building up in your lawn.

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‘Monmouth Engaged’ survey kicks off

Attention all Monmouth residents: your city wants you — or at least, your ideas and thoughts about what the future of Monmouth will look like.

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COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

*Rummage sale benefits Central High Band*Weight Watchers meets at Talmadge*Wind Down returns to Monmouth, Indy*Dance recital will benefit food bank*Container garden class is Thursday*Time to sign up for August Jazz Camp*Dallas youth state finalist for pageant*Learn defensive driving skills*Community fiesta at WOU on Friday*Genealogy seminar at Polk museum*Hiratsuka guest artist at gallery*Dallas Lions Club sale is Friday-Saturday*Tour historic Independence*Piano concert is Sunday at EBC*Wear your bonnet at DCS breakfast*PC Fair looking for superintendents*Heart to Heart host Master's Men

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Perrydale choir competes at state

Small, but mighty Perrydale’s choir takes six singers to competition

Kacie Ryden, a freshman at Perrydale High School, smiles when she recalls her reaction to learning the school’s choir had qualified for state.

DSD board talks construction tax

The Dallas School Board is considering implementing a “construction excise tax” on new construction in the district.

SCHOOL NOTES

*MV Christian Academy celebrates 10 years*Dallas native to study in Nicaragua*Students raise money for victims*Nominate a teacher of the year*Retirement celebration Thursday*Students receive WV Foundation scholarships

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