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Blessing the snake  Elizabeth Shaffer, 13, slowly pulls her 3-year-old corn snake, Sam, from the robe of the Rev. Dr. Joe Bowden after it slithered under his collar as Bowden was blessing it at the Blessing of the Animals event at Church of the Holy Comforter in Martinez on Saturday.  JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF
JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF
Blessing the snake Elizabeth Shaffer, 13, slowly pulls her 3-year-old corn snake, Sam, from the robe of the Rev. Dr. Joe Bowden after it slithered under his collar as Bowden was blessing it at the Blessing of the Animals event at Church of the Holy Comforter in Martinez on Saturday.

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ARC to honor 1956 championship team

Because the championship year of 1956 has never lost its glory in Richmond Academy football lore, the team will be honored Thursday at the third annual ARC Hall of Fame banquet, where 10 alumni ...
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