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The Snoop 10.6.2016

October 2-8 is National Newspaper Week. “Big whoop”, you may say. There won’t be any parades or  proclamations, and we certainly won’t be getting any time off to observe the special occasion. (We don’t get time off for much of ...

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Highway Patrol Investigates Wrecks In Area

The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated traffic accidents in Douglas County during the past week, resulting in minor to moderate injuries to those involved. On Thursday, Sept. 29, officers were called to a one vehicle wreck north of Squires on ...

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Notes from Hunter Creek 10.6.2016

FAQs for Canoeing It’s important to realize that as Ozarkians, we reside in the middle of the best stream floating area of the United States if not the world. Occasionally, I am amazed when I run into someone who has ...

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Jones Honored by Missouri Press

Sue Curry Jones, publisher and news editor of the Douglas County Herald, was recently recognized by the Missouri Press Association for a series of news articles entitled, “Ava School Board Threatens Bus Route Owners.”  The honorable mention was in the ...

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City Council Holds Informal Sessions

By Sue Curry Jones Mayor David Norman and three city aldermen held a special work session on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to meet with landscaper Zach Uhing, and review options for improving the grounds around City Hall.  In the meeting, Uhing ...

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Homecoming Royalty 2016

Seniors Kelly McDonald and Lacy Diel were crowned 2016 Homecoming King and Queen for Ava High School during halftime ceremonies of the football game here last Friday night. King runners-up were Benen Canape and Jacob Luebbering. Runners-up to the queen ...

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