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  1. ‘Ask Me No Questions … ‘

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    October 20, 2011 by wcobserver

    The Water Commission paid back a portion of the $25,000 bailout they received from the West Fork General Fund in May of this year. A photocopy of the $15,000 check was included in the councilmember’  packets just in case there were any doubters. The remaining $10,000 is to be paid back next month according to the person in charge of water and sewer, Michael “Butch” Bartholomew.

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  2. Lead by Example

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    October 15, 2011 by wcobserver

    West Fork’s nine-member WestFest committee did more than give the town a successful festival. Even before the event ended, the committee was looking forward to the 2012 celebration. We hope the work by this group of dedicated and engaged citizens will serve as an example of foresight for other governmental bodies in West Fork.

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  3. Laugh, Cry or Run for Cover

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    October 6, 2011 by wcobserver

    About a year ago, an editorial appeared in this space titled “Wanted: Skeptical Voters.”  As another fall rolls around, it seems each week another candidate for public office throws their hat in the ring. We welcome and commend individuals who are inspired to step up and offer their time and talent for consideration of public service, and we certainly don’t wish to discourage anyone’s political ambitions. 

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  4. It Takes a Village (Of Storytellers)

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    September 28, 2011 by wcobserver

    Last week, one city official told an old story about a disastrous outdoor job involving dynamite. Like the best tales, it was slow-simmering, amusing and at its conclusion, everyone had a ripe-good chuckle. That story came on the heels of another anecdote about the misadventures of an old Winslow character.

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  5. The Mysterious Case of the Habitual Break-ins

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    September 27, 2011 by wcobserver

    One of the most popular items in any newspaper is the local police report. It piques that insatiable human thirst for scandal, titillating gossip, and offers a peek into the shady side of human nature.

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  6. Working, Workers and Words

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    September 8, 2011 by wcobserver

    Work is a basic human reality and for most people is experienced as an unavoidable fact of life. Work was just as real for the primitive hunter waiting at dawn by the water hole for the first kill of the day as it is for the modern office worker booting up and logging in.

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  7. We Can Always Learn More

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    September 1, 2011 by wcobserver

    As sure as day follows night those flexible summer schedules will firm up on the opening day of school. Like some invisible community clock the schools will for many families determine the rhythm of the home and all the daily life that swirls around it.

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