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Celebrating A Century: The Spunk & Spirit Of Cora Spaulding
By Cookie Steponaitis
     The cornerstone of the Bixby Library was laid in Vergennes, Vermont in October, 1911 and a new chapter of Vergennes History was started. During the same month a daughter was born to John Grafton Spaulding and Sara Allen Spaulding in Panton, Vermont. Celebrating 99 years of life this year, Cora Spaulding looks at the century mark as just another milestone in a life that serves as an inspiration to those who know her and get the chance to share her memories and stories.

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The National Museum Of The Morgan Horse Comes To Middlebury
By Larry Johnson
Old Clem was 19 years old when he was drafted into the First Vermont Cavalry at the beginning of the Civil War in 1861. Three years later he was still alive and still fighting. Clem was a Morgan Horse and he was, like the other 1200 Morgan Horses engaged in the fray, a brilliant representative of the best of the best in horse flesh. Only 200 of the 1200 Morgans survived the war but they had, by their stellar performance, earned the respect of the cavalries on both sides of the conflict.
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Whiting Student Earns Scholarship

   The University of Northwestern Ohio located in Lima, Ohio, recently awarded the Senior Northwestern Technical Scholarship, for full tuition, not to exceed $25,000, to Christopher Hogan of Whiting.
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