Archive for October, 2009

A five-legged heifer

Being a small-town newspaper editor offers some unique photo opportunities. At least I don’t think newspaper editors in larger dailies are offered such chances as the one I was invited to witness yesterday. A guy drove up to the office in his old farm pickup with its typical-looking farm-worn patina pulling an equally scruffy looking […]

A golden Centennial issue that was almost…uh, green?

The Spur Centennial was great fun and a worthwhile celebration of Spur’s first 100 years. The Centennial issue was the largest edition we have published, but worthwhile in the long run for us, and more importantly for our readers. I am happy to mark it a memory now, one that I will hold […]

Spur is 100! Centennial Celebration October 5-11

Where have I been???!!! I have been spending the last few weeks working on our special issue for the Spur Homecoming/Centennial Celebration next week. With two sections in the can, now I have time to write. I’ve had numerous calls and emails requesting a schedule of all of the activities so here they are:
Monday, October […]

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