IDLEYLD PARK — Students from five Douglas County Schools spent the day in a different kind of classroom Wednesday.
GLIDE — In 1971, Larry and Roberta Hall purchased a 300-acre parcel of land along Lone Rock Road on the east side of this rural community. They made the purchase despite Larry Hall being told the land had no value because it had been clearcut and had very little standing timber.
A hot weekend turned into a busy one for firefighters who fought three small blazes, two of which were caused by people.
A cold front moving into the area brought strong wind gusts and heavy rain to much of Douglas County Wednesday evening and this morning.
GLIDE — Maynard Mai and Ted Damewood were named Glide’s First Citizens at the annual celebration held Saturday evening at the Glide Community Center.