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Fairfield’s Triple F Festival Has Full Schedule Saturday

Fairfield’s big weekend is here, with a full-day schedule set for Triple F on Saturday. The Fairfield Public Library will be hosting its annual Pancake Feed from 8-10:30 a.m. at the Fairfield Auditorium. This is a fundraiser to help fix the library’s windows. At 8 a.m., there will also be a sand volleyball tournament, as well as registration for the Color Run 5K. Spots are still open for the Sand Volleyball Tournament. Those interested in playing can register up to the day of, but need to make sure they are there early in order to fill out forms and begin the tournament promptly at 8 a.m.
 
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Benefit for Landon Andersen set for Sunday Evening

On May 17, 2015, 10-year-old Landon Andersen was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma (Bone Cancer). Since then, Landon and his parents, Jill and Floyd (Andy), have made weekly trips to Omaha for his treatment. Ewing Sarcoma is a malignant bone tumor that affects children and can occur anytime during childhood and young adulthood.  Usually, it develops during puberty when bones are growing rapidly. This type of cancer is 10 times more common in Caucasian children.
 
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SPS Sports Complex, Bus Barn Nears Completion

Sutton Public Schools’ exterior facilities have taken on a completely different look over the past two summers in preparation for the unveiling of a new sports complex and bus barn. For as long as many Suttonites can remember, the Mustangs football team has played their home games at Legion Field in the south part of Sutton. This year, however, Sutton Public Schools will christen their new complex when they take on the Wood River Eagles Aug. 28, to open the 2015 grid season.
 
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Friesen Earns 13 & Under 2014 All-Around Title

Four a.m.—jump out of bed, throw on your clothes, brush your teeth and try not to forget your deodorant. 4:30 a.m.—meet at the truck in the hotel parking lot and head for the show grounds. 4:45 a.m.—grain and hay your horse. Remember not to forget her special supplements on her grain and clean her stall while she finishes her breakfast. 5 a.m.—Carefully wrap your horse’s legs with polo wraps and bell boots after picking out her feet and head for the show pen to longe her. 5:30 a.m.—After a good workout, remove leg wraps, grab wash bucket and take your horse to the wash rack to scrub the dirt of her socks, spray the morning’s sweat off her body and wash and condition her mane and tail.
 
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Allegro Wolf Academy Creates Unforgettable Experience

The sounds of music, laughter, singing and feet jumping on stage could be heard well before a person reached the door of the Allegro Wolf Arts Center in Sutton. That cheerful sound intensified once through the door. Walking down the aisle one would find bookbags, pillows, blankets, instruments and booklets spread across the pews.
 
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David’s New Wheels...

David Johnson of Clay Center was presented a new bike for his 60th birthday party on Friday, July 31. The bike was donated to him by a number of groups and individuals.
 
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Landon Andersen Benefit Set for Aug. 16 at Sandy Creek Schools

A benefit for 10-year-old Landon Andersen, who has Ewing Sarcoma (bone cancer), has been set for Sunday, Aug. 16, from 4-8 p.m., at the Sandy Creek High School. Ewing Sarcoma is a malignant bone tumor that affects children and can occur anytime during childhood and young adulthood.
 
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Deweese Festival Set for Annual Run This Saturday, Sunday

The Deweese Community Club is busy making plans for its annual Festival Saturday, Aug. 8, and Sunday, Aug. 9. The Antique Tractor Pull will start off the weekend on Saturday. Weigh-in starts at 11 a.m., with pulling set to begin at noon with the Little Red Sled.
 
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County Board Discusses County Fair, Roads

“It was not the fair’s fault,” Clay County Sheriff Jeff Franklin said when he gave his report  on the Clay County Fair.According to Franklin, the fair board hired Mid-States Mud Drags for this year’s fair, and was told that all the county had to do was run the beer garden on Friday and Saturday night. The company running the mud drags didn’t do their job fully, however, resulting in numerous people being kicked out of the drags, one person getting run over and another being arrested.

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Harvard Hosts Full Day of Activities, Fun

The Harvard High School Marching Band struts down East 7th Street during the parade on Saturday, July 25. -CCN Photo by Tory Duncan

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