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Shihtzu Mix

Hi. I am a shih-tzu mix but also look like a wiry haired little gentleman. My owners are moving and can’t take me with them. I am about 10 months old, male and am black and tan. I am a little shy at first but then very friendly. I don’t think I will get real large, so I will fit …

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Schmidt’s Family Amusements in town

Schmidt’s Family Amusements is back in town with many fun rides and games for the young and daring during this year’s Three Rivers Water Festival! The midway will open at 4 p.m. on Thursday (June 13) and will remain open until 10 p.m.; Friday’s hours are from noon until 11 p.m., and Saturday’s hours are from 11 a.m. until midnight. …

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Out and About – Week of June 10th

If you had placed a wager as to whether or not I’d mention the Water Festival this week, and said that I wouldn’t even mention the parade, you would have lost the bet. Water Festival is probably the biggest event of the year for those living in Wildcat country. It used to be called “Water Carnival”, but because of all …

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Grand Marshal of parade

Former Three Rivers Mayor Ken Baker has been named the grand marshal of the 2013 Three Rivers Water Festival parade. Baker was chosen by virtue of his many years of service to the city, including his time as chief of police and later as mayor. Baker also is lauded for founding the Friends of Riverside Cemetery organization as well as …

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Milo

Hello. My name is Milo. I am a german shepherd/sheltie mix and I need a home. My family brought me to Animal Control because they said they couldn’t keep me anymore. I am about 7 years old, brown with medium short hair and a curly tail. I am good on a leash and housetrained AND I have already been neutered. …

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Out and About – Week of June 3rd

With the passing of Memorial Day, we are officially into summer. Although summer doesn’t officially begin until June 22, the gentlemen may now wear their white shoes and the ladies may wear whatever they usually wear, without fear of embarrassment. Please don’t accuse me of slamming the ladies, but I really am not aware of what the style is for …

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Baby Girl

My name is Baby Girl. I am very sad because my owner passed away and now I need another loving home. I have lived with another dog, so even if you have a dog, I can still be your pet. I am about 7 years old and am a red german shepherd/husky mix. I am good when being walked on …

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Out and About – Week of May 27th

About a month ago, I made a couple of changes in my column. I decided to make the column a bit more personal. I did this by sharing some of my experiences, with hopes that some readers might have experienced some of the same. Every so often, I throw in a few trivial things that might be helpful hints or …

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Beagle

Hi, I’m this week’s Pet of the Week. I am a tri-color beagle about 1-2 years old. I’m not a big guy and I’m very sweet and loving. I walk nicely on a leash and like people. I know how to sit and am friendly with the resident cat at Animal Control. I also am friendly with other dogs. I …

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Out and About – Week of May 20th

Backyard BBQ chefs will be happy to hear about a new attraction to this year’s Water Festival. It’s a Backyard BBQ Competition. All backyard chefs are invited to compete in this event on Friday, June 14, from 2 until 9 PM. Century Bank and Trust has agreed to sponsor this first-time ever competition. The entry fee is $55, which covers …

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