Friday, July 1, 2016

News Roundup: Family Missing Dog; Post Office Accolades; Legion Open Sunday

Here is what is trending in Dorchester:

Our 'Main Street Improvement Award' Goes To Post Office:  About a year ago, we wrote, "For those who haven't noticed, Dorchester's Post Office Building looks more attractive than it has in a long time, perhaps since the building was erected in the 1960s.  We salute those responsible, including Dorchester's new postmaster.  This is a model hometown of pride and for how buildings along main street should be maintained." Well, more improvements have been done recently.  That is why the post office is being awarded the Dorchester Times "Main Street Improvement Award" for 2016 -- for the attention and dedication to Dorchester's main street appearance.

American Legion Bar Is Open This Sunday:  The Dorchester 4th of July Softball Tournament begins Sunday, July 3.  The good news for all the players is that the Dorchester American Legion bar will be open Sunday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.  On Independence Day, City Slicker's will be open from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. for drinks and off-sale, but no kitchen.  For the Legion BBQ and Legion Auxilary ice cream social, stop by the Legion Hall 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. on July 4.  See Dorchester's full July 4 schedule here.

Dorchester Family Is Missing Dog:  We recently spotted a sign in town, asking for help to locate a family's missing chihuahua.  The female dog is white and four years old, and its name is Chivtia.  The dog "comes from a loving family," according to the sign, which was composed by one of the family's children.  Call 620-408-4854 if you see Chivtia the missing chihuahua.

10-Year-Old Dorchester Boy Wants Mowing Job: Too many kids don't have any ambition to work nowadays.  That's why we were encouraged to see a sign in town posted by a 10-year-old named Dylan.  The sign reads: "I will mow your lawn for $10.  I will need to use your mower.  Call 402-418-1032.  I am 10 years old."  If you need your lawn mowed, we suggest you give hardworking Dylan a chance.


  1. I believe I seen that dog running down the county road around 1300 and F two days ago then heading west through a corn field. Haven't seen it since.

  2. The dog has been found and returned to the family.


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