Betty Jo Newberry, 80

Betty Jo Newberry, beloved mother, peacefully went to her Heavenly home on June 15, 2013 following a brief illness. It was both a privilege...

Daisy J. Mathews, 81

Daisy J. Mathews, 81 years, passed away on June 15, 2013 at her home with her husband, Bill, and family by her side. Daisy was...

R. Charles Haney, 78

R. Charles Haney, age 78 of Seymour, Mo., passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013 in his home, surrounded by his family, after a short...

Gary Lee Dye, 60

Gary Lee Dye, 60 years, passed away on June 16, 2013 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Mo., after a long illness with cancer. Gary...

Kenneth “Ken” Fitzgerald, 82

Kenneth L. Fitzgerald, 82 years passed away on June 8, 2013, at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare, Ava, Mo. Kenneth was born June 14, 1930...

Elizabeth G. Stonerock, 87

Elizabeth G. Stonerock was born April 20, 1925 in Pauline, Neb., and passed away peacefully March 25, 2013 in Mercy Hospital Springfield, Mo. She lived...

L.P. “Junior” Robertson, 68

Lemuel Paul Robertson, Jr., son of Lemuel Paul “Shorty”and Dottie Opal (Henley) Robertson was born July 29, 1944, in Almartha, Mo. He departed this...

Richard E. Putnam, 94

Memorial services for Richard E. Putnam, 94, of Branson, were held on March 18, 1013, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints...

Delsie M. Delp, 90

Delsie M. Delp, 90 years, passed away on March 26, 2013 at Beautiful Savior Nursing Home in Belton, Mo. Delsie was born Dec. 22, 1922...

Raydene Lesser, 72

Raydene Leser, 72, of Ava, Mo., passed away on March 24, 2013 at the Gainesville Healthcare Center. She was born on Feb. 9, 1941,...
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Ava Lady Bears Blast Chadwick Cardinals, ahead 30 at the Buzzer

  Ava High School senior Ashton Bewley (21) gains control of a loose ball during a game against the Chadwick Cardinals on Monday, Dec. 10,...

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