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  1. City Clerk Goes Off On Mayor

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    October 31, 2013 by wcobserver

    City Clerk Marsha Hungate

    By Steve Winkler– There’s an unwritten understanding that very little can be accomplished by one elected official “bad mouthing” another elected official in the same small town government, especially on the city email for all to see.(due to FOIA)

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  2. Wet/Dry Vote Next Year?

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    October 24, 2013 by wcobserver

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    By WCObserver Staff— For decades some residents of West Fork have wondered why alcoholic beverages aren’t sold in town. One of the most colorful and persistent rumors has been that the churches had control of all the liquor store licenses. Plausible perhaps, but not true.

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  3. Dragons and Crows Invade Winslow

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    October 23, 2013 by wcobserver

    Crescent Dragonwagon

    Special to the Observer from John Ford — Ozark Folkways will be host to two literary events in November with famed author Crescent Dragonwagon and local music legend Crow Johnson Evans. Billed as “An Evening With Crow and Crescent” and “Until Just Moistened, A One Woman Show with Crumbs”, both events take place at Ozark Folkways in Winslow during the second week of November.

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  4. Fiber Arts Fair 2013

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    October 21, 2013 by wcobserver

    Folkways pumpkins

    Ozark Folkways’ annual Fabric Fair was held October 12. As usual the fabric art was fabulous. First Place in Crochet: Clair Detels; First Place Weaving: Debra DuBois, Best of Show, Lace, Pessy Bowey. Judie Sizemore, Needle Point. [other winners will be listed in the comments, hopefully] Music was by East of Zion, a local group from out east of the Zion community and the Woosley Church Community Singers.(they’re from over around Woosley) Beautiful sounds filled the fall air. If you have more information for the community, feel free to use comment space at the end of the article. [The WCO is a little short on reporters.]  

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  5. Okay girls, time to take notes.

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    October 18, 2013 by wcobserver

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    The Observation Post by Steve Winkler- Okay girls, time to take notes. The West Fork Planning Commission needs a few new members. If you’re a female applicant it might help your chances to serve your town if you have secretary skills to offer.

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  6. WF October City Council Meeting Minutes

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    October 16, 2013 by wcobserver

    WF City Admin Bldg.

           Unapproved page 1 of MINUTES Regular Council Meeting October 8th, 2013 6:30 PM INVOCATION given by Brian Bowerman, Pastor of Unity Covenant Church, West Fork, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

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  7. Editorial: Public Forum Rant – October 2013

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    October 15, 2013 by wcobserver

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    The October meeting was dominated with discussions of wage and hour problems created by Mr. Bartholomew, uncertainty as to the status of the Parks  department in the city organizational chart and a proposal by Alderman Sergeant to “legitimize” the position of business manager. Each meeting has two minutes of designated time set aside for citizen comments. Mayor Hime: The chair recognizes Mr. Winkler, we can count on you.

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