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2017 Review: Tragic deaths and football playoffs


January 12, 2018

Lynn L. Martin

Using small pumpkins to play a chess game, the Brinkley family has a good time on the courthouse lawn at the Fall Fest in October. From left: Ashey Brinkley, Aiden Brinkley, Ava Leigh Brinkley and Ashley Brinkley.

The final quarter of 2017 was marked with the tragic deaths of two young men, Dustin Goodrich and Cory Washburn. The Goldbug football team made history in the their path to the playoffs, making it all the way to the semi-finals before losing to Millwood.


October news opened with an OSBI investigation launched in the homicide death of Dustin Goodrich.

The Fall Festival featured a decoration contest, pumpkin painting, craft booths and other fun on the downtown square.

Lincoln School held a Math-a-Thon with many teachers plastered with whipped cream pies by the winners.

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