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News From The Homestead 1.2.2014

A Homestead Christmas By River Stillwood It’s almost Christmas and just about everyone I know is, to one extent or another, harried. Okay, joyfully harried, but harried nonetheless. Some, especially those with children, are frantically racing around, clutching lists — ...

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What About This…? 1.2.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano “It’s not my fault. It was an accident.” Yes, when he encountered that icy patch at 83 mph while texting, he did not mean to slide across three lanes of traffic and head-on into that bus. ...

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Looking Backward 1.2.2014

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago December 29, 1988   Ava got its first measurable freezing precipitation of the season Tuesday, but the snow and ice did not catch road crews off guard. Sheriff-elect Roldan Turner announced this week that Bill Roberts, ...

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Vernon Halton Robertson, 79

Vernon Halton Robertson, 79, of Hampstead, N.C., formerly of Ava, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center. He was born on Jan. 29, 1934 in Deering, Mo., to the late ...

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Chester David Riley, 89

Chester David Riley, 89 years, passed to Heaven on Dec. 25, 2013 at his home with his family by his side, from a short illness. Chester was born Dec. 25, 1924 in Blanche, Mo., to David Edgar and Maude Mae ...

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Hildred Irene Knight, 84

Hildred Irene (Wallace) Knight, age 84, of Aurora, Mo., was called to her Heavenly home on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, while at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. Hildred was born on May 31, 1929, in Chandler, Okla., daughter ...

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Jerry Lester Ghramm, 76

Pauline Fay Hargis, 93 years, 10 months, and 14 days old, passed to heaven on Dec. 30, 2013 at James River Care Center. Pauline was born Feb. 16, 1920 in Squires, Mo., to James Wesley Nash and Beulah Mae (Whitacre) ...

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Jerry Lester Ghramm, 76

Jerry  Lester Ghramm, 76 years, 8 months, and 18 days old, passed to Heaven on Dec. 26, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., with his wife by his side. Jerry  was born April 8, 1937 in Richland, Mo., ...

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