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The Snoop 3.16.2017

Practically anyone can tell you that today, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day. But few people know, or even care, that March 12-18 is also Sunshine Week. What does that mean? The so-called “Sunshine Law” means any public governmental body ...

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The Snoop 3.9.2017

Have you seen the posters around Ava announcing there is a circus coming to Ava today? Well, it’s not. Someone went to a lot of trouble to put up the false posters, and for what reason? There is no telephone ...

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The Snoop 3.2.2017

In 2015 Steve Harvey announced the wrong winner of the Miss Universe Pageant, and Sunday night Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announce the wrong film winner at the Oscars. So, how do you explain such awkward blunders? Easy. Live TV ...

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The Snoop 2.23.2017

The following story was brought to us by Jan Sparnicht, an employee of the local Walmart store. She asked that the story be shared, and we are happy to do so. A DIFFERENT KIND OF STORY  Written by Jan Sparnicht ...

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The Snoop 12.25.2016

The (real) Reason For the Season “… the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, to a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s ...

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The Snoop 11.24.2015

While I don’t necessarily subscribe to Al Gore’s theory of global warming, fall was sure a long time coming this year. The warmer temperatures hung on a lot longer than usual and even the fall colors were about a month ...

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The Snoop 10.28.2016

Driving along the Glade Top Trail Sunday afternoon I couldn’t help but think back over the years and some of the events I’ve attended there during the past, say, 40 years. I was traveling alone so I could think out ...

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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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The Snoop 9.29.2016

The world lost a couple of legends this past weekend with the passing of Arnold Palmer and Jean Shepard. You don’t have to be a golf fan or even follow sports to recognize the name Arnold Palmer. Arnie was not ...

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The Snoop 9.1.2016

The Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association will begin the 58th annual Show and Celebration of the organization on Labor Day, with the event scheduled to run the entire week, ending on Saturday night, Sept. 10, with the crowning of ...

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