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Books, Books and More Books

Books, Books and More Books by Debby Miller

About a month ago I finished reading Sue Grafton’s book “Y if for Yesterday.” I bought the book awhile back but had a hard time picking it up to read. 915 more words

Life

Roy's Ties to Stella's Hotel

The story today begins with the birth of Stella Bates on June 12, 1872 in Grafton, Illinois…or does it.  Our German Family Tree says that she was born on June 12th, but after doing plenty of research on this story, I discovered that her gravestone and death certificate indicate that her birthday was on July 12th, not June 12th.  1,320 more words

Grafton- History of Fry Street Burial Ground

When the settlement on the Clarence River was established in 1839, no one could own land. It was all vested in the Crown, and people could only occupy with a license, which had to be renewed annually. 2,331 more words

Local History

Square Rooves #4

The roof of the Grafton Art Gallery which used to be the home of Dr Prentice early last century

More roof tops and wonder at Beckys

Photos

AAA Driver Helps Elderly Couple Out Of Burning Home

GRAFTON (CBS) — A AAA driver is being cited with saving an elderly couple from their burning home in Grafton Wednesday.

Norman Strom said he was passing by when he noticed smoke coming out of the garage attached to a Millbury Street home.  242 more words

News

QLD Police suspect 12yo Boy’s Kidnapping linked to International Extortion Racket

A SUSPECT accused of kidnapping a 12-year-old boy on the Gold Coast is on the run, with police launching a manhunt amid fears the abduction may be part of an… 345 more words

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