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You Know It's a Small Town When. . .

Reader's Digest, Contributed by N. Janelle White

When we moved to a farm just outside a small town, I decided to check in with the police and fire departments in case we ever had an emergency. I dialed the number listed for the police department and a woman answered. "Courthouse," she said.

"May I have the police department?" I asked.

"He isn't here now," she replied.