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ARCHIVES POSTED APRIL 8, 2004   

highcountryWEEKLY....................................

Missing Dog Found On Ledge In Park
A woman who has been searching for her dog, Quincy, constantly during his 10 day disappearance was elated last week when her friends found the dog during a six mile hike as they searched for the missing Old English Sheepdog.

Don’t Purchase Easter Pets Without Thinking Ahead
With Easter around the corner, baby chicks, ducks and rabbits are popping up in stores across the state.

Mountain View Finishes Third In Regional Battle Of Books Competition
Mountain View Elementary School finished with top honors Friday in the third place winning spot at the regional Battle of the Books just weeks after taking home the first place trophy in the recent county competition.

Tales Of Myth, And Homecoming
Professor returns home after new book release.

Bluegrass Book
Author, Musician Speaks At Library About History Of Music Genre

“Dead Man Walking” Author Speaks April 19 at Appalachian

Southern Accent And Robby Norris Release New Projects


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Local Kiwanis Flip Flapjacks in Fundraiser
The Kiwanis Club of Boone raised over $5,000 for area’s kids’ programs at last Saturday’s Annual Pancake Breakfast at Watauga High School. This was one of the best fundraising pancake breakfasts.

Cleanup Day, Litter Sweep Promote Pride In Area’s Appearance
Foes of High Country litter have the perfect opportunity to clean Boone and Watauga County roadsides this month.

Chefs Show Slice Of Sophistication With Super Supper At Salute
Hundreds of High Country culinary connoisseurs went home full and content last weekend.

OM Believable
Odyssey Of The Mind brings state’s best to Boone.

>>Meet The Mastermind Behind Local OM

First Baptist Announces Women’s Conference
Six women from the Bible will make an appearance next Saturday at the First Baptist Church on King Street.

Joyce Watson Closes Her Ledger
Boone Finance Director Retires

ASAP Promotes Local Food
Calls for Listings in 2004 Guide, Schedules Workshop

Reaching New Heights

Prudential Mountain Properties Launches Campaign To Benefit Children With Cancer

Wonderful World Of Worms

Terry Taylor Is April Woman Of The Month


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New River Zoo Plans Earth Day Celebration
The New River Zoo will soon be holding an Earth Day Celebration complete with music, food and more and will also be celebrating the recent birth of an endangered species, a new baby ring tailed lemur on March 23rd.

Local Mountains-To-Sea Task Force To Form
All volunteers are invited to meet at the parking lot of Station Inn on NC-18 near the Parkway between 8:30 and 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 17.

Artist Residency At Alternative High School
Who were those these masked people at the Alternative School resently?

POW/MIA Ceremony To Be Held April 23
Information needed on POW/MIA.

Dial Screening At Westwood Elementary

Meeting Wednesday To Address Food Entrepreneurship Center

Ashe Republicans Host Successful Convention

Local Artists Participate In Fundraiser To Benefit A.S.H.E.

Spelling Bee Champion Honored

Pancake Breakfast To Celebrate Week Of The Young Child

Local Man Deployed To Japan

Workshop Addresses Chemical Mowing With Round-Up

School Board Member Recognized

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10 months old, 25 pounds full grown. She is a very sweet and affectionate spayed female, vaccinated.


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