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Retiring Coroner, Doug Norman Receives Award

  Retiring Coroner , Doug Norman Receives Award Doug Norman was presented with an award by the Commissions on Monday, February 1, 2021, commemorating his distinguished tenure as the Schuyler County Coroner. He has held the people’s trust since January 1, 1985, as they kept him in office for 36 years, until he retired December…

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Firefighters Battle Greentop House Fire

During sub-zero temperatures, the Greentop Fire Department battled to extinguish a house fire on Sunday, February 14, 2021. The department received a call around 4:30 p.m. about smoke coming from one of the walls at a home on 202 West Sixth Street. According to Fire Chief John Newland, upon arrival, they found that not only…

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Schuyler Shivers Thru Historic Freezing Lows

Both residents and the area wildlife have been challenged by the snow and ice conditions that have kept Schuyler County in the icy grips of winter for the past two weeks. Local deer have been forced to dig deep down through the snow in search of food. (Photo courtesy of Ron Morgan). Dangerously cold temperatures…

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When Requesting Emergency Services

If you have flu like symptoms, are quarantined, or under self-quarantine, please let the dispatcher know. Sharing this information with the 911 Dispatchers, will help our first responders take the necessary precautions to avoid the spread of the coronavirus.

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Throwback Thursday – Do You Know These Schuyler Residents?

Throwback Thursday – Do You Know These Schuyler Residents? I found these photos in a drawer next to my computer and thought it was about time that we named who they were and what year the photo was taken. Hopefully, our readers can identify some of the people in each of the different photos. Interesting…

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Face Mask Myths By Dr. Julia McNabb

Face Mask Myths By Dr. Julia McNabb Setting aside the controversy regarding whether the general public should or should not wear a face mask while at businesses or gatherings, there are a number of face mask myths that are circulating in social media. Addressing a few of these myths: Myth 1: Masks can be made…

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