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Wingfields' goats rank top nationally
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

The Wingfield family doesn’t kid around when it comes to Boer goats.

Their goats win top prizes at competitions around the nation.

Jill and Gerald Wingfield and their daughter, Autumn, have 53 goats on their Figsboro property. Their farm is called Virginia Boer Ranch.

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It’s time to get your lawn in shape
By TARA LUCAS - Bulletin Accent Writer

Fall is usually not the time of the year when most people think of having a nice lawn.

However, it is the perfect time to whip your lawn into shape before spring.

Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent Melanie Barrow talked about the dynamics of renovating a lawn at a recent NCI lecture, “Fall Fitness for your Lawn and Garden.”

“Now is the time to take care of the lawn,” she stressed.

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Singing along
By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Accent Editor

When it comes to good music, sometimes you can’t let lyrics get in the way.

When we’re singing along with a song we love, sometimes we make up the craziest words to replace those that we just don’t understand.

Think of one of the best feel-good songs ever, “September,” by Earth, Wind & Fire. How many times have you belted along with it at the top of your lungs, and what words do you make up at ‘Ba-dee-ya, say, do you remember / Ba-dee-ya, dancing in September’?

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Forms are available from the Accent Department to announce engagements, weddings, births, anniversaries and birthday milestones in the Martinsville Bulletin. Normally, completed forms and photographs that are returned by noon Wednesday may qualify for publication the following Sunday. These announcements are published free of charge.

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