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Meeker

Loose Ends: Namesakes

July 16, 2011 Dolly Viscardi 0

There are plenty of small towns whose namesake dates back to the town’s origin, passed down from the pioneer settlers and their descendants. A small town in Alabama sports an unusual twist to that tradition. […]

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Meeker

Loose Ends: Measuring change

May 29, 2011 Dolly Viscardi 0

The old saying “The more things change, the more they stay the same,” is not as self-explanatory as it seems. Change in appearance of places and of people is the one visible way to assess […]

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Loose Ends: Supporting the arts

May 6, 2011 Dolly Viscardi 0

Meeker has never been viewed as an especially arts-oriented community, yet there are community members who disagree with that assessment. The performing arts demonstrated by various community theater productions over the years have been part […]

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Loose Ends: Pioneer pines

April 14, 2011 Dolly Viscardi 0

Picking up errant pine cones littering the driveway, the woman suddenly saw them in a new light. The stately old trees were planted by a pioneer family in the 1880s, not long after the original […]

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