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Poor health stats reflect us poorly

Reading in last week’s edition about Baker County’s dismal rankings in key health-related areas prompts one to wonder how others absorb the information.

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Eschews etiquette when it applies to remote

As promised, here is part two of my everyday etiquette column. Last week my son Dylan pointed out how there needs to be a new kind of etiquette for everyday items, because people have become rude, and I agree. So here are some more observations of ordinary things that should have their own unwritten rules of conduct. Or written – since that’s what I seem to be doing.

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Extension centennial

Dear Editor:

This year, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Lever Act that established the Cooperative Extension Service. In Florida, extension allows us all to benefit from the research and education of our land-grant universities, the University of Florida and Florida A&M University.

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Softball field built without Little League funds

Dear Editor:

Twenty-plus years ago I was head of the Baker County girls’ softball league with 16-plus teams. The problem we had then was the girls had only one field to play on and we shared it with the church groups and the men’s softball. That gave us only Saturdays to play. Read More »

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