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Masters honored for service

Posted April 2, 2014 at 9:25 pm

On Saturday, March 29, at Parker’s annual Fire Department fundraiser, Bob Masters was honored for his 13 years as fire chief for the organization.

Masters, who was elected chief in 2001, recently stepped down from his post but is still on the department.

“I would like to thank the department and community for there support over the past 13 years as Fire Chief. I am extremely proud of what we have accomplished and look forward to many more years on the department,” said Bob Masters.

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    Chancellor Cafe opens with new owners

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    However, members of the tiny Chancellor community didn’t have to wait long to get a home cooked meal because on Wednesday, Jan. 1, Tiffany and Chad Skadberg of Freeman purchased the cafe from Reiners and opened their doors on Saturday, Feb. 1.

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