Veterans and first responders gathered Tuesday at Evergreen Memorial Park for the dedication of a monument in their honor. The monument, erected by Macy & Son Funeral Directors, comprises two granite ...

 

 


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    Golf Fundraiser

    Sunday, September 30

    The 19th annual Backwards Open golf tournament to benefit the Special Olympics is set for 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Bayou Golf Club, 9301 S.W. Bayou Drive, McMinnville. The tournament costs $35 and includes lunch at the Mac Club. Hole sponsorships are available for $25. Raffle tickets are available with the donation of two cans of food.

    For more information or to register, call Teri Richards at 503-472-2482.

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