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Christmas spirit in Parker

Posted December 12, 2014 at 3:57 pm

Christmas

spirit in

Parker

For any Scrooges who are not fond of this time of year, Parker was not the place for them on Saturday, because the Christmas spirit was in abundance.

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual Hometown Christmas took place over the weekend, and although a parade was not held this year, there was plenty of events and activities full of holiday spirit.

From turkey bowling to bingo and photos with Santa and Christmas shopping, the day was full for those who came to Parker.

Approximately 30 vendors had booths at the Community Building and

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    History in the making

    For the past 90 years, Parker’s water tower, which has sat in the city park, has served the town sufficiently with its 60,000 gallon tank.

    But, as time has gone on, both repairs and the need to a new tower became evident.

    For months now, crews have been working on installing the new 250,000 gallon tank, and last Tuesday, installation was complete. A 350 ton crane from Minnesota came to town to erect

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    SET THE HOOK

    Buller wins sixth annual derby

    Shane Merrill | sports, smerrill@ncppub.com

    As if in almost a repeat, the 2014 Parker youth fishing derby once again brought tough weather conditions, as kids piled into Jim’s Sporting Supply last Saturday, June 7. The weather, as well as other activities did soften the overall turnout, but in all over 30 kids participated in this year’s

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    Season ends for WWG/RRC Speech

    Posted April 10, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    The 2019 speech season comes to a close for WWG/RRC Speech.  Though it didn’t end the way we would have liked, our team did us proud.  Elizabeth Wiggins, Ethan Price and Jack Derickson competed Saturday at the 3A section

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    Gardening with Jesse James

    Posted April 10, 2019 at 3:54 pm

    My gardening world opened when my mother gave me a packet of marigold seeds. Watching those tiny seeds become blooming plants was miraculous. The learning continued through hands on, a lot of

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    Impacting the world

    Posted April 10, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    sentrib@ncppub.com

    On Thursday evening, April 4, people from the community gathered at the Westbrook Community Center to hear a

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    Out of this world treasure

    Posted April 9, 2019 at 4:07 pm

    sarahm@ncppub.com

    Join Inwood Christian School for a night of treasure hunting. But be prepared to find a treasure that is not of this world. Kindergarten through

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