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Between the Lines

The unofficial national candidates quiz As I write this, I am sitting in my den, looking through a wall of picture windows at the blossoming Bradford pear tree looming over the driveway. Things are slow here this weekend and I can only read so many hours in a day. So, it’s either the Bradford Pear…

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From My Desk By Elizabeth Tanner

The Dangers of Online Shopping Since most stores have temporarily closed or become crowded with panic buyers, I’ve been doing a lot of my shopping online recently. This has proved to be very detrimental to my bank account. In fact, it has gotten so bad that I don’t even have to take my debit card…

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Yesteryears by Elizabeth Tanner

70 Years Ago: Materials, including brick and tile, for the new theatre on Main Street near Post City Hall were being unloaded in the middle of the empty lot. The theatre was expected to seat 900 people and be one of the most modern theatres in the area with a glassed-in crying room. “As soon…

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Every Crook and Cranny

By Elizabeth Tanner Mandarin Cake Cake Ingredients: 1 box of yellow cake mix 4 eggs 1 cup of oil 1 (11 ounce) can of mandarin oranges Cake Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients, beat with an electric mixer and put in 9×13 greased baking pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until toothpick…

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Nancy’s Notions by Nancy McDonald

COVID-19 Quiz Have you been listening? Almost every newscast begins with “breaking news” about COVID-19, a specific strain of the corona family of viruses that has caused many illnesses and deaths. Try these questions about strategies recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These steps can reduce our risk of becoming ill…

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Do You Remember by Vonda Beth Gradine

Taba’na Yuan’e Let me be the first to say, do you remember the year of COVID-19? This will be the topic of columns like mine for years. I have a four-year-old granddaughter that may write a piece on COVID-19 sixty-six years from now, when she is my age. Since almost everything is either closed or…

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Peggy’s Corner

By Post Public Library Staff— Yes, the Post Public Library has been closed since Thursday, March 20.  The decision was made in the interest of public safety and we hope that these precautions will help to prevent the spread of coronavirus in our community. “Social Distancing” is an important factor in preventing the spread of…

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The 501 by Hanaba Munn Welch

The three-square rule Three squares. Typically that means three square meals a day. I grew up in a regular farm family that enjoyed three good meals a day. Steaks were common; seedless green grapes were the luxury item. We knew the name of the animal we were eating. I remember Curly. As a child I…

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Between the Lines Column No. 1

A new beginning in the last best place If you’re reading this, you likely already know there is a new owner of The Post Dispatch and its sister papers. The LK Media Group, LLC purchased Blackburn Media Group the first week of December. And I, as the president of LK Media, am pleased to be…

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Devo by Jose Limas

Be Humble A servant’s heart does not exalt itself above others. In this fallen world, most people do not understand the Kingdom definition of a “servant,” which is… “someone who is fruitful and productive for the benefit of others.” It doesn’t matter if I’m rich or poor, educated or illiterate, am known around the world…

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