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  1. Greenland Coach Larkan Steps Down

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    September 8, 2011 by wcobserver

    After four years on the baseball diamond for the Greenland Pirates, Coach Lee Larkan has decided to turn over the reins. Larkan also coached at Des Arc for nine years prior to coming to Greenland. He holds a 68-17 record with the Pirates and recorded a Regional Conference Championship and Three District Tournament titles.

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  2. Plans Unveiled for Outdoor Stage

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    September 1, 2011 by wcobserver

    Drawings for a covered outdoor music stage at Ozark Folkways were unveiled last week as the non-profit organization kicked-off a fundraising campaign to raise $10,000 to “raise the stage.”

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  3. Roads to Close for RR Crossing Repairs

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    August 27, 2011 by wcobserver

    Work will begin next week at one of three railroad crossings in Greenland to replace spacers that should result in a smoother crossing.

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  4. Districts Focused on Continued Academic Improvement

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    August 26, 2011 by wcobserver

    While the school year just began for Greenland and West Fork students, district officials have already started focusing on improving their schools’ test scores.

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  5. Journey to India Finds Path Less Traveled

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    August 25, 2011 by wcobserver

    In 1967 a young woman, fresh from college, made her first trip to India. She was idealistic and full of enthusiasm for the role she would play as a member of the Peace Corps. But her early days in India didn’t go as she had planned; the Indian women she had come to help pitied her. By their standards, she was strange.

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  6. Working Together Deserves Kudos

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    August 23, 2011 by wcobserver

    Observant Observer readers no doubt saw the quarter-page ad in last week’s edition for the upcoming Half Marathon and 5K run coming to Winslow.

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  7. Past Remains Part of Present

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    August 22, 2011 by wcobserver

    Generally speaking, people think of the Depression and World War II eras as being very tough times in this country. A recent conversation with Martha Hamilton, who has lived her whole life in the Winslow area, revealed what she believes was a softer, more innocent time.

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