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Between the Lines

On wombats, wookiees and other bad ideas The school board of my high school, named after a former president of the United States, voted unanimously this week to change its name. I don’t live in that city and I wasn’t there for the vote, but I heard the decision was remotely related to slavery. Moments…

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Opinion: Walter E. Williams

Historical Ignorance and Confederate Generals The Confederacy has been the excuse for some of today’s rioting, property destruction and grossly uninformed statements. Among the latter is the testimony before the House Armed Services Committee by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley in favor of renaming Confederate-named military bases. He said:…

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Yesteryears by Elizabeth Tanner

70 Years Ago: Forty of the smallest boys to report for football training since Coach V. F. Bingham came to Post met on the football field for two-a-day workouts. The nine letterman returning included Jack Smith, guard; Buddy Davis and Cletus Graves, tackles; Gene Kin and L. W. Evens, ends; Jack Kirkpatrick, Norman Cash, Ronald…

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The 501 by Hanaba Munn Welch

A good refridgerator is hard to find “My old man was a refrigerator repairman.” Recognize that line from the Smothers Brothers? Back when they sang it, “refrigerator repairman” wasn’t a top career choice. Refrigerators never needed repairing. They just kept running. Manufacturers finally discovered how to make people buy new ones. Colors. When avocado was…

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Nancy’s Notions by Nancy McDonald

Five simple ways to boost your energy levels Want more energy? Who doesn’t? We’d all like to be able to do more and feel better doing it. Despite what TV ads tell you, fast-fix energy drinks aren’t the answer. The key to boosting energy is making healthy, lasting lifestyle changes. Here’s a quick rundown on…

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Peggy’s Corner

  By Post Public Library Staff— The electronic card catalog is a really fantastic tool for the library – https://post.biblionix.com/catalog/. However, visiting the website for first time may be a bit confusing. Therefore, we’ve written up some basic instructions that may help you find your way around. Just like the old card catalogs, you can…

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Do You Remember by Vonda Beth Gradine

The first Post High School annual There is a group on Facebook called “I Grew Up in Post.” This group is one of the main reasons I stay on Facebook.  Some of the postings on this group are pictures from some of the old Post High School annuals. My family had the first five annuals…

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Every Cook and Cranny

Tex Mex Chicken and Zucchini   Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 30 Minutes Yield: 6 Servings Ingredients: 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 3 large garlic cloves, minced 2 medium bell peppers, chopped 1 lb boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1” pieces 1 cup corn,…

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Peggy’s Corner

By Post Public Library Staff— Long before writing, people were telling each other stories. Audiobooks go all the way back to that tradition. People who have never listened to an audiobook before say it is a totally different experience. When you read a book, the story definitely takes place in your head. But when you…

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From My Desk By Elizabeth Tanner

Pen Pals While scrolling through Facebook, I recently came across an interesting post from Victorian Senior Care. The retirement and assisted living facility, located in North Carolina, had posted photos of their residents holding white boards with the words “Will you be my pen pal?” written across the top. Below, the residents listed their names…

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