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‘Papers for Partners’ fundraiser continues

Posted on May 25, 2015 at 9:34 am

ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy Those who enjoy reading the Herald Chronicle and providing help for others will have an opportunity to do both simply by purchasing their newspaper from Wal-Mart in Winchester. “Papers for Partners” is currently underway to raise money for Partners for Healing, a non-profit, compassionate health care clinic that is free to those who qualify in the area. Wal-Mart in Winchester will donate part of the proceeds

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    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 8:46 am

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    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 11:12 am

    The South Central Human Resource Agency is taking applications for the low income energy assistance program. This program helps low income households through direct energy payments to their energy provider. Households with a total annual income below 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines may be assisted once during the program year which began Oct. 1, 2014. Applicants must bring their ID, proof of total household income for the past

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    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 11:38 am


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  • Warmer weather brings motorcyclists

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 7:58 am


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  • Election qualifying deadline Thursday

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 7:55 am


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