The Corning City Council has been discussing a way to ease flooding that occurs on Third and Fourth Streets adjacent from the Corning Cemetery.

Blind since birth, Gordon Mote’s faith and music ability have grown throughout his life. He has played with musical groups such as Bill Gaither, Bob Seger and Alan Jackson.

Top: David Bauschlicher drives tractor while Louis Ahrent rides the 1939 rice threshing machine. Above: Michael Ahrent and others gather up rice behind the threshing



The Newport Greyhounds rolled off the bus and took no time getting to work Friday night leading wire-to-wire to defeat the Corning Bobcats 64 to 0.

Newport would score early and often to dismantle and defeat the Corning Junior Bobcats, 46 to 8 in Newport last Thursday night.

The Corning Junior Bobcats scrapped and clawed until the final whistle but fell short to Manila 22-6.


In the past couple of years, I’ve photographed and walked every inch of the Corning cemetery countless times. I photograph and document graves on for genealogy purposes.

It has been predicted that at least 1/3 of all the shopping malls in this country will be closed in the next ten years. What was once a symbol of American culture is becoming a thing of the past.

I’ve been doing a great deal of looking into Corning’s history recently to gather information for readers, for information about the Latimer building and because I’m interested.

Clay County Courier

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