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39th Street to open on May 23

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A ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new 39th Street Extension in Bethany will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, it was announced today. The street completes the connection between East Miller Street and Bulldog Avenue.

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Hot air balloon mystery solved

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The second part of the following story was missing from this week’s newspaper. We are reprinting it in full. A hot air balloon that was seen rising from the parking lot of the South Harrison Middle School on Sunday morning created a mystery in Bethany among local residents who saw the flight. Curt Fletchall, who…

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South Harrison to host divisional games Friday

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South Harrison will play two Western Division opponents on Friday night in the divisional playoffs in the Grand River Conference. The Lady Bulldogs, 4-3, will play North Andrew, 5-2, at 6 p.m. on Friday in the playoff between third-ranked teams. The boys will play St. Joseph Christian in a sixth place matchup. Both teams have…

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Gilman City tournament update

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Scores from Tuesday night’s games at the Gilman City Tournament: Girls games: Tri-County 19, Princeton 62 Union Star 6, North Harrison 52 Boys Games: Union Star 33, Princeton 87 East Harrison 51, Gilman City 54

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Students to perform in 4-State Choir

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  Three South Harrison choir members will be performing with the 4-State Choir at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan.21, at the Performing Arts Center at Northwest Missouri State University. Choir director Stacy Harvey said soprano Kierra Shelby, alto Hailey Peery and baritone Daniel Rickey were chosen to perform in the concert.

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South Harrison, North Harrison to play in title games

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The South Harrison’s basketball tournament’s title game have been moved up to Friday evening because of the approach of a winter storm. The South Harrison boys defeated Putnam County last night to advance to the boys’ championship game against Mercer at 9 p.m. Friday night. The North Harrison girls will play Mercer at 7:30 p.m.for…

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Shamrock girls advance to title game

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The North Harrison girls defeated South Harrison 59-54 in overtime to advance to the championship game of the South Harrison Basketball Tournament. Because of the possibility of inclement weather, the tournament finals have been moved back to Friday night using both the high school and middle school gymnasiums.

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Snow, ice make driving hazardous

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Icy roads have made travel hazardous this weekend leading to numerous accidents and one fatality near Pattonsburg and a serious accident north of Bethany where two young children were injured. Four-year-old Remington J. Doolittle of Hatfield was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital after receiving serious injuries Friday afternoon when a car driven by his…

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Fire destroys hog barn at Walnut Grove

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A large fire destroyed one of the Walnut Grove hog barns north of Blythedale on Saturday. Some 8 area fire departments responded to the fire. More details will be in this week’s newspaper.

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Bethany man dies in wreck

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Robert B. Loman Jr., 54, of Bethany was killed on Thursday, Dec. 1, when his car went off I-70 near Boonville and crashed into a river bottom, according to the Highway Patrol. Mr. Loman was driving eastbound at the 93-mile marker when his car went off the left side of the roadway. The accident occurred…

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