Saline County farmer reports harvest of giant sweet potatoes
(Local News ~ 09/22/16)
Dannie Griffitt uncovered a lot more than he was expecting when he harvested this year's sweet potato crop. Griffitt, who planted the sweet potatoes on his farm just north of Marshall for only the second year, harvested multiple potatoes of significantly larger than average size Thursday morning, Sept. 22. The largest of the haul he said weighs in at more than 10 pounds and was found growing among a cluster of eight to 10 other potatoes. Another weighed more than six pounds...
Ronald E. 'Ronnie' Lowe
(Obituary ~ 09/22/16)
Ronald E. "Ronnie" Lowe, 84, of Marshall, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at Mar-Saline Manor in Marshall. Graveside services with military rites will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Monday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com...
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