Centralia Feature

If you take the time to read anything today, please sit down and read through everything that’s been done about Centralia in the Columbia Missourian this week.

It’s a fantastic text piece with good mutlimedia and photos, and it was put together by a wonderful reporter/colleague of mine, Elizabeth Pearl.

In the piece she writes:

Centralia residents have set out to prove that modern life is not incongruent with community values, that they can grow like other cities in Boone County without becoming them — fully modernized, ignoring history or losing that family atmosphere that causes people to wave to strangers on the street.

Seriously, give it a good, hard read. It’s a really well written piece by one of — if not the best writers in our class right now.

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