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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.

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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.

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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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