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Sheriff Report 3.9.2017

During the week of Feb. 24 to March 6, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has answered 192 Calls for Service and has arrested 23 subjects.  There are currently 13 subjects incarcerated in the Douglas County Jail with two subjects being ...

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Plant Rhubarb In March

COLUMBIA – Fans of the popular public radio show “A Prairie Home Companion” know that rhubarb cures life’s ailments. When life cannot get any worse, “one little thing can revive a guy, and that is a piece of rhubarb pie,” ...

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Ilene M. Easley

Ilene M. Easley, age 77, of Fordland, Mo., passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Ilene was born Feb. 24, 1940, in Ava, Douglas County, Mo., one of six children born to Lorenzo D. Letterman ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek – Hiking

Hiking Personally, I prefer day hikes to overnight hikes. Toting around a heavy backpack on my shoulders reminds me of U.S. Army days in 1969 and 1970. I never did consider that a form of enjoyable recreation. Again, I prefer ...

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