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by publisher Roger Allen

MAIN STREET — by Roger Allen, publisher

Too many? Although Western societies and China have cut back the average number of children per couple, other parts of the world overflow with babies. The growth of world population is astounding. In 10,000 B.C. there were about one million … Continue reading

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MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

Another brilliant idea Tourism is a big money-maker. Locally, we draw in a few tourists with the Red Flannel Festival, Start of Summer, Harvest Festival and miscellaneous other special events. Wildly creative promotion could bring us tourists by the truckload. … Continue reading

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MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

North Korea, Syria and Iran represent a few more wars our country could stay out of. If you’re in favor of war, skip down to the jokes. My own low approval of war comes from a long life that goes … Continue reading

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MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

Watch out for weather Weather is always on our mind. Cold winters, hot summers, storms. The really bad ones are rare, but we have had tornados, windstorms, floods and ice storms. On the national level we are recovering from the … Continue reading

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MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

Annual Humor Banquet As you all know, or should, the Squire’s annual Humor Banquet has come and gone. YOU WEREN’T THERE. Shame on you. The Squire always holds its humor banquet at noon the Saturday before April Fools Day. Location: … Continue reading

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