Meagan Thomas

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Baker Community Choir continues with interim director
August 18, 2013
Rehearsals start Thursday
Televison history buffs dig Black Jack Battlefield
August 12, 2013
National Geographic Channel show ‘Diggers’ visits battlefield
Ottawa police investigating woman’s death
June 10, 2013
Twenty-nine year old woman found dead in apartment.
Relay for Life readies for victory laps
June 4, 2013
Annual cancer fundraiser set for Friday
Pottertons leaving Baker/Baldwin City for new opportunity
April 10, 2013
The decision to leave was made after Matthew Potterton was offered a position as choir director at East State Tennessee University.
Health focus: Controlling allergies means answering the question: What am I allergic to?
March 19, 2013
Your nose has been running for almost a month. You sneeze all day long, you carry tissues with you everywhere and your eyes are constantly irritated and itchy. The doctor gave you decongestants and antibiotics a few weeks ago but you aren’t getting any better. Why can’t you kick this sickness?
Douglas County severe weather symposium stresses preparedness
March 11, 2013
National Severe Weather Preparedness Week ended Saturday but Douglas County Emergency Management wants the community to continue to be prepared in case of severe weather.
Retired Baldwin High School teacher, coach born to be pioneer
March 7, 2013
Ginny Honomichl receives national honor
Longtime Baldwin High School cheer/dance coaching partnership coming to an end
February 15, 2013
Baldwin High School business teachers Patricia Lenning and Gayle Dempsey have taught together for 25 years. And they spend a good portion of their week together coordinating the BHS cheerleading and dance teams.
Health focus: Key to fighting obesity is in small changes, not quick fix
04:06 p.m., January 22, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
As the first month of the year comes to an end, so do most people’s new year resolutions, many of which are weight-loss related.

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Recent photos

Baker University director of choir activities Matthew Potterton and his wife, Amy, are leaving the university and Baldwin City soon after the end of the school year with his acceptance of a job in Tennessee. The couple has been very active in the musical life of the community since moving to Baldwin City three years ago.

Sam Beecher has lived in Baldwin City through his childhood and student days at Baker University, but he’ll be leaving for Africa in the months ahead after graduating from Baker.

Melinda Hipple is returning to college this semester after 40 years. The former night shift convenience store clerk has a lot of friends on the Baker University campus because of her work at Kwik Shop and as a fraternity house mother.

Bulldog Days participants run the Liston Stadium steps during a recent evening of the exercise program.

Will Duncan will graduate from Baker University on Saturday with an understanding of the importance of friendship he learned through his college studies and activities and his involvement in the community.

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