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    • DBE Last Day of School Assembly Highlights

      June 12, 2024

      By Kathy Miller  On Friday, May 24, Daniel Boone Elementary (DBE) held its Annual Last Day of School Assembly, which was led by the principal, Kevin Armour. The following are some of the highlights from the assembly.

    • 30th Anniversary and Re-Dedication of Friendship Stone 

      June 12, 2024

      By Kathy Miller  The New Melle Friendship Society hosted a distinguished delegation from Melle, Germany, New Melle’s Sister City, for a 30th-anniversary visit in May.

    • 21st Augusta Plein Air Festival Winners

      June 10, 2024

      The 21st Augusta Plein Air Festival concluded on Saturday, May 4, with the final awards and sales.

    • The “Skeleton House” on Hwy DD

      May 21, 2024

      By Kathy Miller     If you have ever heard anyone mentioning the "Skeleton House" on DD in Defiance, there is a good chance that you already know which house they are referring to. If you are unfamiliar with it, you can find The Powers Family's house one...

    • Marthasville Heritage Celebration

      May 18, 2024

      The Marthasville Heritage Celebration took place on Saturday, April 27, to commemorate the 225th anniversary of Daniel Boone's arrival in the area and the 200th anniversary of Gottfried Duden's arrival.