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November 15, 2016

November 18, 1966

Ever wonder where your tax monies go?

Some of Sweet Home’s city funds this week went to pay for several men to hunt up water meter lids.

A total of 51 water meter lids were removed from their spots over the weekend , and some of the city working personnel spent the entire day looking for them. All but three were found.

Most of the 48 meter lids found were close to where they had been removed. Weight of the lids apparently made it infeasible to pack them very far.

The war in Vietnam claimed its first victim from the Sweet Home area last week when Cpl. Fred Joe Willi...

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