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The Rountrees

A brief history of the Rountree family in Greene County is recounted in a newspaper article published in 1949.


How to predict the weather

Local Springfieldians and area farmers share their suggestions about the best way to predict the weather, in a 1934 article. Indicators included how the moon was tilted, wind direction, rain crows, and whether water was dripping in caves.


Richard Crouthers turns 101

Richard Crouthers, born on the fourth of July in 1862, is congratulated by Social Security on his hundred and first birthday.


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