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Purdy to have picnic, fireworks July 3 The Purdy Community Picnic and Fireworks Show will be held on July 3 at the Gathering Place in Purdy, located at 100 Old Business Highway 37 and Highway C. The event begins at 6 p.m.
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Reaching those who need help

Across the nation, American citizens are dealing with an epidemic with the most heartbreaking of effects — overdoses. According to the CDC there were 70,630 drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2019, with nearly 850,000 overdose deaths since 1999.
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