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By Jennifer McDaniel

After learning a few basic chords from his dad, the 13-year-old slowly swept his thumb up and down across the nylon strings, playing along to his CDs and his father’s old cassette tapes. Although he picked up a few things here and there from other players, the self-taught guitarist began growing more skilled.

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By Tyler Gier

The USD 299 Board of Education began the new fiscal year with their July meeting Monday, July 11, 2016. The meeting also served as the organizational meeting.

Routine Matters

Board members Rhonda Haberer and Laura Griffith were not present at the meeting. The board accepted the June meeting minutes as corrected; closed out the 2016 table journal and accepted the bills and financial statements for 2017. All motions carried 5-0.

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By Jennifer McDaniel

An investigation continues into the reported theft of a quarter-ton pickup truck taken last week from a Lincoln residence and later found the next day in a nearby Kansas county. Lincoln County Sheriff’s officials said they received a report July 12 that a white, 2001 Ford F-250, pickup truck was stolen from a residence within the Lincoln city limits sometime overnight.

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