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County Opens Bids On Road Equipment

The Douglas County Commission opened bids last Thursday morning on blades and culvert pipes, and awarded the contract to the low bidder on each. The blades were quoted as follows: Viebrock quoted single bevel blades at $10,779.30, and double bevel ...

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Ava High School Band – 1930s

This picture of the Ava High School Band is believed to have been taken in the 1930s. Identified are, from left, back row: Beulah Davis, Howard Pettit, Wilma Sell, Sibyl Ross, John Kyle, Robert Bowles, Lloyd Reynolds Jr., Ruskin Norman, Lyle ...

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Making A Difference – Two Lifestyles

It’s good today, listening to Dr. Charles Stanley,while painting Jock O’Mahoney.  Dr. Stanley says there are two “Lifestyles”  1. The Self Centered Life    and    2.  The Christ-Centered Life… The Self Centered Life is a person who is dedicated to themselves. ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek – Hiking In The Ozarks

The Ozarks welcomes outdoors people with many beautiful opportunities. While I prefer winter or fall hiking to spring hiking, the options are endless. Spring hiking usually involves more stream crossings, more ticks, and quicker weather changes. However, snakes are less ...

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When Will This Weather Break?

Maybe, just maybe, when this current winter storm pattern moves out we will see a moderation in temperatures and a weather change. This region was locked in a winter mode for practically all of February, and since Feb. 15 there ...

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What’s Going On In The Bears Den?

On Friday, Jan. 23, Miss Vicki’s Bears Den Mad Science class held a Science Fair for grades 5th through 8th. Students were required to be creative in planning their projects. They had to know the history behind their experiment and ...

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