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Douglas County History & Folklore – Rome

In the year 2014, Douglas County, Missouri is losing one of our one-hundred-year-old landmarks—The Rome Bridge. The village of Rome, Missouri was once a thriving settlement and commercial center and important to the commerce of this county. Many descendants of ...

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What About This…? 7.31.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano Almost everyone you talk with agrees we need some sort of health care reform. Most also agree the most important part of reform is to somehow control the escalating costs. And there are almost as many ...

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Looking Backward 7.24.2014

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago July 20, 1989   Attendance at this year’s Douglas County Fair was clearly down, but those involved with the production of the annual event have reason to be encouraged about the fair’s future. This was the year ...

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What About This…? 7.24.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano This is just plain offensive! I am talking about Amendment 1 Ballot Title that is supposed to summarize Amendment 1 proposed to the Missouri Constitution that will be on the August 5, 2014, election ballot. I ...

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Arthur Archie Porter, 87

Arthur Archie Porter, 87 years, 16 days, was called home by his Heavenly Father on July 8, 2014 at Cox ER Medical Center South, Springfield, Mo., with his loving family by his side. Arthur was born June 22, 1927 in ...

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Mary Mitchell, 73

Mary Ellen Mitchell, 73 years, 7 months, and 24 days old, passed to heaven on July 11, 2014 at her home with her family by her side from a long illness. Mary was born Nov. 17, 1940, in White Salmon,  ...

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