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Eric Anderson kneels next to the skull of an elk he harvested with his bow. He said he was hooked on bowhunting after his first hunt with the weapon. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

Don’t bow out: Bowhunting requires patience, practice, persistence

Eric Anderson doesn’t get discouraged by a hunt that ends without a kill. For him that’s part of the challenge — and fun ­— of bowhunting.

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Holyoke City Park was the site of a Glover family reunion in the late 1940s. The Glovers arrived by covered wagon in 1886 and settled just east of where Holyoke now stands. In 1892, they moved 12 and a half miles southeast of Holyoke. George T. Glover was one of the earliest settlers in Phillips County. A 1904 issue of The State Herald congratulates him on his marriage to Flora Norris and notes that George was “one of Phillips County’s most prosperous ranchmen.” — Source: Pat (Starbuck) Altstadt

Peekin’ into the past

Five Years Ago

Oct. 15, 2015

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Holyoke Enterprise

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