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November 9, 2023

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Ten Years Ago

November 7, 2013

On November 8, 1899, a 30-foot high arch draped in patriotic colors stood in the center of Waitsburg's Main Street. A bell – brought from the Philippines – hung from the center of the arch and was rung continuously by a boy dressed as Uncle Sam and a girl dressed as Columbia. A crowd welcomed home the soldiers of Waitsburg's Company K as they passed ceremonially beneath the arch before taking part in a town-wide celebration that included a banquet, fireworks, and a dance. On Friday, 87-year-old William "Bill" V. Hinchliffe will...



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