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Daily Archives: July 16, 2012

Letter to the Editor – MoDOT

In response to the MoDOT article about putting signs along road right-of-ways, I would rather see signs than weeds, brush, trees growing to block the view of cars when pulling out of my driveway. MoDOT wants people to pick up ...

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Emerson Report 7.5.12

Bad Taxes & Downright Dangerous Taxes I hate taxes.  They pull resources from our families, from our small businesses and from our local econ­omy, putting hard-earned dollars into the hands of federal bureau­crats.  Every dollar the government takes from us ...

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Items, Photos Requested for Museum Exhibits

FORSYTH, Mo. ––  Final plans for 2012 original exhibits at the White River Valley Historical Society (“WRVHS”) and the Branson Centennial Museum are currently underway, according to WRVHS Managing Director Leslie Wyman. “While we have a large number of photos and objects ...

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Looking Backward 7.12.2012

Due to the great response to the Friday night music events on the square, programs have been sched­uled for July 17 and again on July 24. Entertainers are invited to come down to the square and join in the informal musical program on Friday evenings. The Douglas County Fair opens for a 4-day run. Miss Ruth M. Miller, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Frank A. Miller, Ava, received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the Southwest Missouri State University. Several students from Ava High School recently participated in Bobcat Basketball Camp that was held June 22-26 at the School of the Ozarks. Those attending: Brad Jumper, Chris Bekas, Aaron Miller, Halle Adams, Scott Sallee, Dean Guill, Scott Silvey, Gary Jenkins. April Eller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Eller, Thornfield, and Lorie Haden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dall Haden, Squires, received the 1987 Presidential Achievement Award for academic excellence at the close of the 1986-87 school year. The girls are 1987 graduates of Thornfield Elementary School. Inez Dobbins was hostess for the Arno Club on July 1, which met at the Fair Grounds Pavilion at 11 a.m. A picnic lunch was served to eight members and three guests Joyce Norman, Edna Mae Huff and Jessica Lynn Jenkins. The blessing was given by Gerry Hartley.

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