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Four Get Prison Sentences At Law Day Tuesday

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, during Douglas County Law Day proceedings, Judge Craig Carter sentenced four defendants to the Missouri Department of Corrections. The following convictions were pronounced, according to the office of Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney Roger Wall. Gary Turnbull, ...

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Looking Backward 10.31.2013

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago October 27, 1988   Mayor Bud Norman said Farm­ers Home Administration, which is funding the city’s sewer improve­ment project, is encouraging the city to enforce its ordinance requiring all households to be con­nected to the city sewer ...

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Not As Bad As it Looks

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This situation that occurred on Highway 76 west of Ava just after noon Monday looked much worse than it was, in reality. The vehicle that is upside down in the roadway was being hauled on the flatbed trailer parked at ...

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The Snoop 10.31.2013

Snoop

Oct. 23-31, 2013, is being observed as Red Ribbon Week. The theme for this year’s observance is “A Healthy Me Is Drug Free”, created by Aly Falck, a 7th grade student in Solon, Ohio. Red Ribbon Week is a pledge ...

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Pointers For Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

SPRINGFIELD – Pumpkins are the centerpiece of fall décor according to Patrick Byers, horticulture specialist, University of Missouri Extension. Yet, picking the right pumpkin is, in many ways, a matter of personal preference because beauty is in the eye of ...

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