Security Bank picks up national acclaim

Laurel — Security Bank was named the top extraordinary bank in the United States by The Institute for Extraordinary Banking™ on Sept. 12 in Minneapolis. Security Bank was recognized with the Institute’s top honor after competing against three other bank finalists. The finalists were chosen based on their performance in five areas of banking – […]

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Miller can’t stop canning

LAUREL — The signs of fall are all around these days. For many area residents, the start of autumn means the end of gardening season. The bounty of a healthy garden translates into many full jars of produce through the winter months for at least one area resident. Canning is a family affair for Cindy […]

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LCC School set to celebrate Homecoming

LAUREL — This year’s Homecoming celebration is a milestone for the school. It marks the 65th year that the school has held Homecoming festivities. Back in 1952, the school first celebrated Homecoming festivities with an early dismissal for students and a parade. The parade consisted of the pep club, band, and floats carrying the candidates […]

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Laurel Cruise Night set for next week

LAUREL —  Last year’s Laurel Cruise Night turned out to be such a success that even more events are planned for this year. Area residents are urged to dust off those saddle shoes, take out those poodle skirts, shine up that classic car and head to downtown Laurel Aug. 24 from 6-9 p.m. Activities begin […]

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Pony Express mural brings PO to life

LAUREL — Area residents are benefitting from a local resident’s dream. For a long time, Postmaster Jan Anderson looked at the east wall of the Post Office as a canvas where she could create a mural that would honor the Postal Service. Her sister, Rae Brown, had done large-scale projects in the past, such as […]

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LCC avenges loss to Cedar

HARTINGTON — A strong fourth quarter propelled the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Bears to a 51-46 win over Cedar Catholic here last week, avenging their only loss on the season. LCC senior Jayden Reifenrath put on quite a show to lead his team to the victory. Reifenrath had 22 points including a 3-point buzzer beater, a fast break […]

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LCC Giving Tree provides surprises for area kids

LAUREL —  An Elementary Giving Tree will be making a difference in the lives of a large number of kids and families this Christmas. The Giving Tree, located in the activity area near the elementary rooms at Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School, includes gift tags that could be used to purchase a gift for kids from families with […]

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Cedar County 911 system gets an upgrade

HARTINGTON  —  The Cedar County 911 system just got better. Cedar County now has a new dispatch system which uses digitized records to improve speed and accuracy. The new system was a necessary upgrade, said Cedar County Emergency Management Director Kevin Garvin. Garvin said his favorite new function is that at the dispatch desk the […]

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