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Rome News

It was another beautiful day here in the Ozarks. We got a little rain Sunday morning. It was cloudy most of the day. Norma Cross and I had lunch with Irene Richards, Goldie Miller and Roxie Friday of last week ...

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Red Bud News

A good morning to all our friends, neighbors and our readers. We hope you all had a wonderful weekend. We send get-well wishes to all the sick, the ones in the hospitals and the nursing homes. Our sympathy to all ...

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Red Bank Church

Hello everyone.   I’m writing this article rather late in the evening because I spent too much time outside working in my garden; mostly in the flower section.  I also re-potted some of my porch flowers in preparation of bringing them ...

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Can you believe Autumn is here?  It is time for crisp, richly colored leaves to fall, apples to be picked, hay rides with good friends, family gatherings, warm apple cider, pumpkin pie, apple butter, scarecrows, cozy scarves, bonfires and smores….can ...

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Lewis Wayne Suits, 73

Lewis Suits

Lewis Wayne Suits, 73 years, passed to heaven on Sept. 25, 2013 at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare, Ava, Mo., with his wife and family by his side. Lewis was born Sept. 22, 1940 in East Prairie, Mo., to France ...

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Kerman O. McSwain, 97


Kerman O. McSwain, 97 years, passed to Heaven on Sept. 26, 2013 at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare, Ava, Mo., with his family by his side. Kerman was born July 28, 1916 in Thornfield, Mo., to John Thomas and Lillie ...

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Halle (Hal) Adams, 80

Halle (Hal) Adams, 80, of Ava, departed this life Sept. 30, 2013, at his home near Ava. He was born Feb. 18, 1933, at Jacksonville, Fla. Memorial services will be conducted Thursday, Oct. 3, at 1 p.m., in the Ava ...

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CHART Group Hosts Program Here On Substance Abuse

Douglas County inmate J.D. Day, along with Drug Court Administrator Jennifer Horn and Sheriff Chris Degase were among the speakers at the substance abuse program presented last Friday, hosted by CHART.

Douglas County Community Health Assistance Resources Team (C.H.A.R.T.) and InterAgency Council hosted an informative program in Ava last Friday morning on substance abuse. About 50 people, including school administrators and county officials, but mostly just citizens of the community, attended ...

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Smith Report 10.3.2013

Ending Washington’s ObamaCare Exemption Nothing makes folks back home in Missouri more disillusioned with their government than Washington politicians who say one thing and then do something different. Four years ago when Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi forced ...

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