Shenandoah river
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Flood of ’89

June 6, 1889 — The rainfall for April and May has been almost unprecedented in the history of this county. During the later month nearly three times as much rain has fallen as during the […]

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Celebrating 100

June 4, 1987 — The Shenandoah First Christian Church, located on Third Street, will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 20. The church’s 31st annual homecoming, a major event in the life of the […]

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June 3, 1965 — Last Tuesday evening, approximately 120 4-H Club members, leaders and parents were present at the Springfield Elementary School for the annual 4-H Share-the-Fun contest. The first place in the senior division […]

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Closing exercises

June 2, 1887 — The principal in his remarks referred to the increased patronage of the Girls Home School during the past year, and stated that he had more encouraging prospects for the coming year. He […]