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The Story of the Bell

 

Last updated 10/13/2021 at 10:32am



I told this tale quite a long time ago, but I have been asked recently about it. I have also been told that it is now gone! Well, read on and get the real answer.

When I taught at Aragon Middle School, there was an old bell, mounted on the comer at Main Street. At lunch time, teachers sometimes stood there at lunch time. Yes, if you lived nearby you could go home for lunch, but that is another story. The reason the teachers stood there was to control the number of students across the street, mainly going to Barney’s store! The well known grocery store where they bought (or stole) candy....



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