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By Pat Edwards
Chronicle Columnist 

A tribute to Latham from Lorane


June 27, 2019

Pat Edwards/The Creswell Chronicle

The recent closing of the Latham Elementary School in Cottage Grove stirs up emotions from when the Lorane Elementary School closed in 2013.

I have been following the story of the closing of the little Latham Elementary School by the Cottage Grove School District this past week. It brings back memories and the heartache that the people of Lorane felt when our own wonderful Lorane Elementary School was closed in 2013.

At that time, on Oct. 18, 2012, I poured my heart and emotions into an essay that I wrote for my friends and neighbors in Lorane, entitled, "Respecting the past; accepting the present; looking to the future:"

Although no one has ever told me directly that I need to quit living in the past, I'm sure that the thought...

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