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Ten 2015 Homer High School graduates have committed to playing at the collegiate level next year....

Trojan boys second in league

Trojan boys second in league

by Mike WarnerThe Homer varsity baseball team saw their streak of Big Eight Conference titles end...

Litchfield students to perform ‘Annie’

Litchfield students to perform ‘Annie’

by Mike WarnerA group of mostly young - but talented - Litchfield Community Schools students will...

Hunter Weeks sets sight on second high jump title

Hunter Weeks sets sight on second high jump title

by Mike WarnerFor Homer High School senior Hunter Weeks, any chance of back-to-back state titles...


Hunter Weeks sets sight on second high jump title

by Mike Warner
For Homer High School senior Hunter Weeks, any chance of back-to-back state titles in the high jump might come down to his ... well ... back. Weeks, who will try to win his second state high jump title Saturday during the state meet at Comstock Park High School, has been battling a bad back all spring.

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Three finalists chosen for principal slot

by Mike Warner
Interim Homer Elementary School Principal Geoff Howe is one of three finalists for the permanent position. Five candidates for the job were interviewed Monday, May 18. Two, Andrea Nessel, behavioral support specialist at Marshall Public Schools, and Trudy Wright, third grade teacher at Columbia School District and adjunct professor at Siena Heights University, were eliminated after the initial interview round.

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Trojan boys second in league

by Mike Warner
The Homer varsity baseball team saw their streak of Big Eight Conference titles end at two this year, but they were able to defeat Quincy Friday 8-6 in the conclusion of a suspended game to make sure they would finish no worse than second, behind Concord.

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Homer girls split with Bath in night twinbill

by Mike Warner
The Homer varsity softball team finished the regular season Friday by splitting a non-conference evening doubleheader with Bath. Homer used the strength of three home runs in the first game to pull away from the Bees 14-4. However, the Trojan bats went silent in the nightcap, as they dropped a 4-2 decision.

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Government-forced solutions rarely work well

by Albert D. McCallum

We all trade. Mostly we produce things we don’t want and trade them for what we want. Typically we exchange what we produce for money. We then exchange the money for what we want. When we spend the money we are really spending what we traded away to get the money.

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Take time to examine motives behind do-it-yourselfing

by Kristy Smith

Do-it-yourselfing has become the ultimate national pastime. You can’t get much more American than hotdogs, baseball and apple pie, provided you baked the pie yourself, preferably over an old cookstove you personally refurbished, fueled by firewood from a tree you felled yourself.

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