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Notes From Hunter Creek 3.17.2016

Hunter Creek and Vera Cruz Geography Well, I have had a lot of feedback on my series of articles, “When We Were Young”. Some were amazed at the numerous and varied locales the “Amigos” floated. Others were touched by the ...

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Norwood R-1 School Screening Dates Set

Norwood R-1 School will be screening students for early childhood and kindergarten in coming weeks. Screenings are a free service offered to anyone in the district regardless of whether you choose to enroll in any of the programs. This screening ...

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Letter to the Editor 3.3.2016

An open letter to my friends in Ava and Douglas County: Hello from way up in North Missouri! After living away from Ava for nearly 15 years, I still “take” the Herald as my Granny would have put it. The ...

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Mental Health Training Program

Mental Health

Douglas County CHART, in association with Community Partnership of the Ozarks, presented to the public a free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training on Feb. 23 . Participants represented various sectors of the Ava community, such as law enforcement, education, ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 3.3.2016

Okay, it’s mid to late February and you have unfortunately realized spring is still at least a month away. I know there are a lot of folks that seek snow, skis and mountains in February; but, as I have gotten ...

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Alert Issued About Deceptive Business Mailer

JEFFERSON CITY – Secretary of State Jason Kander alerts Missouri business owners about a deceptive mailer that claims to be a “Notice of Potential Compliance Violation” from a group calling itself the “Compliance Division.” These postcards are not affiliated with ...

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