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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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MoDOT Launches Enhanced Pothole Patrol Today

Report a Pothole by Phone, Online or Your Smart Phone/Tablet JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –– The Missouri Department of Transpor-tation is kicking off an enhanced pothole repair initiative starting today.  Through the rest of March, maintenance crews throughout Missouri are committed ...

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Looking Backward 3.9.2017

25 Years Ago March 5, 1992   Less than 36 hours after a Douglas County stockman’s cattle were stolen last week, a Christian County man was arrested and charged with the theft. Country Oaks Restaurant, locat-ed on North Jefferson Street ...

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