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Sunrise fire ballot prop fails

A Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District ballot question, whether to levy an additional property tax of $.09 per $100 assessed valuation to support fire district operations, was defeated in a special election Tuesday, Aug. 8 in Camden and Morgan counties. A Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District ballot question, whether to levy an additional property tax

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Good Shepherd to review pharmacy bids

The Good Shepherd Nursing Home District board of directors Tuesday, Aug. 1 agreed to table a decision about which pharmacy they will contract to provide pharmaceutical services to the district’s facilities in Versailles and Laurie. Legal counsel for the district, Andrew Hardwick, reported there were six pharmacies which responded to a request for bids. Those

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Fire destroys Deer Valley home

by Janet Dabbs The Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District was dispatched to a structure fire 2:20 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 6 at the Deer Valley Campground, near Frankie and Louie’s Restaurant in Sunrise Beach. On arrival at the lakeside restaurant, firefighters were unable to find the fire. “We saw a glow up the hill beyond the

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Arson sparks wildfire

by Janet Dabbs Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District personnel were dispatched to a natural cover fire 11:03 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 on Indian Park Road, off Lake Road F-10 in Sunrise Beach.  According to Assistant Fire Chief Jamie Karl, dispatch reported a citizen saw two youths on a golf cart start the fire. The citizen

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