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What About This…? 1.23.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano It happens with such regularity that it does not even “clang” any­more! I’m not just talking about Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary At War, the new Robert M. Gates book, but so many “tell-all” books and ...

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What About This…? 1.16.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano After packing on a few holiday pounds don’t we become very sensitive to all those early morning and non-network television programs that feature healthy meals? These meals are so low in caloric value that one could ...

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Looking Backward 1.9.2014

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago January 5, 1989   The Douglas County Historical and Genealogical Society is well on its way toward the establishment of a county museum in Ava. The Ava High School Bears will enter the Seymour tournament next ...

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What About This. . .? 1.9.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano Is a promise more powerful than a New Year Resolution?  I made both. It’s all about these slippers.  Evidently, there will be no Peace on Earth, or Good Will Toward this particular man, until they go.  ...

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Amy M. Sherrill, 89

Amy M. (Miller) Sherrill, 89, of Kingman, Ariz., formerly of Ava, departed this life Dec. 27, 2013, at Kingman Regional Medical Center. She was born Sept. 13, 1924, at Wasola. Visitation will be hosted Friday, Jan. 10, at 10 a.m., ...

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Mildred J. Mackey, 90

Mildred J. Mackey, 90 years, 1 month, and 27 days old, passed to Heaven on Jan. 2, 2014 at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare, Ava, Mo. Mildred was born Nov. 6, 1923 in Laredo, Texas, to Thomas Wesley and Maria ...

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Sammie E. Lawrence, 75

Sammie Eugene Lawrence, age 75 of Oldfield, Mo., passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in his home. He was born April 8, 1938 at Keltner and grew up in the Mound community where he enjoyed the farm and rural living. ...

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William “Robert” Henson, 82

William “Robert” Henson, age 82, passed away Friday, Jan.  3, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo., after a long illness.  He was born in Douglas County on Aug. 28, 1931. He was united in marriage to Glenna Lambert on ...

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