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Duck Dynasty, watch out!

Hooterville looking for own reality show

There's an old saying (or maybe a successful marketing slogan) that goes like this: What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. And, while some will maintain that what happens behind the closed doors of Ortonville's Boat Bar, probably should stay in the Boat Bar, hold on to your sweet bipees a minute....more >>

Opinions

Goodrich's Wheelock-Watkins drain

I have been reading for a long time about Goodrich's Wheelock-Watkins Drain and its flooding. This was an agricultural drain built 115 years ago and was not intended to handle what it is right now....more >>

Andrea's Anecdotes

How lucky we are

I was watching the news recently and I saw three little girls on television in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan. I just knew in my heart the little girls were cold, hungry and scared....more >>

Spiritual Matters

Find strength in God's presence

Can we say it is official? Is highway repair season behind us? Are the orange barrels and signs put away? Now we can look forward to the other Michigan season, winter! For the greater part, harvests have been gathered, garden plants removed, leaves fallen and raked, our homes and our yards prepared for the coming cold....more >>

Guest viewpoint

Importance of preplanning

By Russ Burns We are always complaining that there just isn't enough time in our lives. We may be too busy with work, school, the kids, and other family matters. That's understandable given how quickly things move in society today....more >>
Donald Turner
The Oxford Leader
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Born January 25th
1882: Virginia Woolf, English author (Mrs. Dalloway and Orlando).
1933: Corazon Aquino, president of the Philippines.
January 25th
in history
1956: Khrushchev says that he believes that Eisenhower is sincere in his efforts to abolish war.
1959: American Airlines begins its first coast-to-coast flight service on a Boeing 707.
1972: Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to U.S. Congress, announces candidacy for president.
1972: Nixon airs the eight-point peace plan for Vietnam, asking for POW release in return for withdrawal.
1984: President Reagan endorses the development of the first U.S. permanently-manned space station.