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November 9, 2022



Nov. 9, 1972

Voters in the Midway and Foster area turned down annexation to the city of Sweet Home in this week’s election, with 540 against annexation compared to 237 favoring it. Sweet Home voters felt differently, with 891 in favor of and 386 against the annexation.

Leon Jay Olson, 28, is listed in fair condition following a hunting accident in Quartzville. He was hit by a bullet fired by Eddie Leroy Shank, 31, when Shank shot at a deer. The bullet struck Olson, who was in the line of fire. The bullet passed through his back, exited at the shoulder and struck his right cheek and thum...



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