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Corral Dust: Reunions, flags, toys and royalty — oh, my!

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Marty and Melvin Gill are seen here riding in the Grangeville Border Days parade, circa 1980, when Melvin and Deward had the rodeo stock under Ralph Stephens, Inc.


Contributed photo Marty and Melvin Gill are seen here riding in the Grangeville Border Days parade, circa 1980, when Melvin and Deward had the rodeo stock under Ralph Stephens, Inc.



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Corral Dust: Border Days news from the Ole' Cowpoke

— Grangeville High School’s class of 1957 will celebrate its 60th reunion Sunday, July 2, 4 p.m., at The Gallery. Cost for the meal is $20. For questions call Linda Luehrs Dial at 790-1350 or Janice Inghram at 983-0616

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All past Border Days royalty, along with current royalty who will be in the July 4 parade, are invited, to the royalty luncheon Tuesday, July 4, noon at the Eagles Hall.

For questions call Scott Eldridge at 983-1004.

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A tradition 16-years running, American flags will be placed in yards across Grangeville starting today, Wednesday, June 28. Approximately 1,500 flags will be placed, which takes three days to complete. This annual July 4 holiday treat is provided by Grangeville Health and Rehabilitation (GHR).

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GHR is also sponsoring the annual toy scramble (also in its 16th year), set for Monday, July 3, on Main Street following Street Sports. This is for ages 6 and younger. This year an estimated $700 value in toys will be up for grabs.

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Check out the Border Days special section in this week’s Free Press for a feature on the fish pond, now in its 35th year. Grangeville Volunteer Fire Department personnel operate this popular game at Heritage Square July 1-4. It’s cheap fun for the kids … and Mom and Dad, you can play, too!

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Also in this week’s paper is the story on Lee Woods and the Lee Woods Memorial Roping Events at Border Days and the Shiznits Concessions story about Justin Sickels and his internship.

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There’s a lot going on! Look for your Free Press staff to be out and about at a variety of events this week. Cut ’em Loose!



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