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The Pocahontas Nature Club and the Hillsboro Library Friends are joining forces once again to present their very popular Wild Edibles Festival. This year it will be a two-day affair, on April 17 and 18. Everything takes place at the Hillsboro Public Library and Hillsboro Elementary School next to the library. This event is free. Beginning at 5:30 Friday More...

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By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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I think you have to reach a certain age to become interested in genealogy. I don’t see a lot of really young people tracing family trees. I know when I was younger, even though I loved history, I was simply too More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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“In school, we learned about the world before ours, about the angels and gods that lived in the sky, ruling the earth with kind and loving hands. Some say those are just stories, but I don’t believe that. The More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

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I was standing behind the circulation desk when a boy approached me with a puzzled look on his face. I’m not sure how old he was; maybe a precocious 10-year-old, maybe a short 12-year-old. He looked around the More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

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We all had to “spring forward” this past weekend. I hate that. I love “falling back,” but springing forward just seems to make me grumpy. So, what’s the cure for grumpiness? New books! We have some new More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

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Is it spring yet? I don’t like to wish time away, because some day I’m going to wish I had more time, but I am ready for more sun, warmer breezes, and less snow! In addition to reading good books to help pass More...

By Vicky Terry On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

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I was talking with a library patron the other day as we browsed the shelves. I pointed to a book and declared that it was good, and then found another one and said, “This one is really good.” The patron asked More...

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