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A Look Back at Last Year’s Top News Stories in Review

As the calendar closes on 2022 and begins the new year of 2023, the Buffalo River Review—as always—looks back on the year that was and remembers the top new stories from the previous twelve months.

This week, the third quarter of last year, with the final installment—October through December—next week.



The weather was hot—in the 90’s all week—but it didn’t deter the “Stop the Summer Slide” Family Fest at Linden City Park, sponsored by Save the Children and the Perry County Community Collaborative. Kids cooled off at the splash pad and received free backpacks, school supplies, and learning materials.

To help with cooling costs, the Review held its first “Hot Days, Cool Contest,” which invited readers to enter for a $100 credit toward their electric bill. The contest ran for four straight weeks—and will return soon for a winter version.

While the Review had been carrying candidates’ political announcements for several months, the second week of July saw a slew of them on the front page—eight, to be exact—ahead of early voting which began Friday, July 15 for the upcoming ……………


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