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Fay Humbyrd, 92


Fay  Humbyrd, 92 years, passed to heaven on Dec. 8, 2013 at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare, Ava, Mo. Fay was born Feb. 22, 1921 in  Longrun, Mo., (Ozark County) to Jim  and  Edna (Gray) Robirds. Fay was a homemaker ...

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Floyd Currier, 83

Floyd Weyman Currier, 83 years, passed to heaven on Dec. 4, 2013 at his home. Floyd was born Aug. 26, 1930 in Douglas County, Mo., to Oscar and Edna Dona (Turner) Currier. Floyd was a life long resident of Douglas ...

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Johnie F. Burton, 85

Burton, John obit photo

Johnie F. Burton, 85, of Hanna City, Ill., passed away peacefully at 2:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at his home with family by his side. He was born on Aug. 1, 1928 in Squires, Mo., the son of ...

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Winter Comes Early This Year

This car was the only vehicle on the square Friday morning when this picture was taken, and it had obviously been there a while.

A powerful early winter storm moved into Ozarks last week, bringing heavy snow, sleet and ice – and bitterly cold temperatures that have kept the region in its grip all week long. The freezing precipitation began last Thursday morning in ...

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The Snoop 12.12.2013


With the snow, ice and cancellations this week, the Snoop has not been very inspired to write anything new. So, this week I share this borrowed editorial (with the writer’s permission, of course). Alcohol, Patriotism and the NFL: The Best ...

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Looking Backward 12.12.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago December 8, 1988   The Ava High School Bears won three in a row at the start of the 1988-89 basketball season and last Saturday night became cham­pions of the Forsyth tournament. Members of the proud ...

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