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Looking Backward 7.25.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago July 21, 1988   Douglas County Sheriff Leonard Sanders announced this week the appointment of Gary Koop as the county’s chief deputy. Koop replaces Alva Thurman, who is retiring. Drivers who were issued citations for illegal ...

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Looking Backward 6.27.2013

25 Years Ago June 23, 1988   The Douglas County Herald and KY3 News are teaming up to bring Project Town Hall to Ava on July 5.  The old-fashioned style town meeting is being launched to collect concerns and opinions ...

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Ava Swim Team Places 3rd At Mtn. View; Will Host Swim Meet Here This Saturday

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The Ava swim team placed third in the meet last Saturday at Mtn. View. The local team will host a meet this Saturday at the Ava Water Park. Individual results for Ava swimmers at the Mountain View swim meet last Saturday were: Individual Medley: 8 and under girls: Corra Twyman, 3rd; 9-10 Boys: Cade Pinckney, 4th; 11-12 Boys: Jacob Gillies, 2nd; 13-14 Boys: Josh Gillies, 1st; 17-25 Men: Jordan Bittner, 2nd.

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Smith Report: 6.20.2013

At the end of my first week representing Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives I filed legislation to add a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. For the last several months I have talked ...

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McCaskill Report: 6.20.2013

It’s that time of year again. Last June, the United States Senate passed a Farm Bill that would save taxpayers $23 billion, eliminate wasteful and redundant programs while maintaining a safety net for Missouri farmers, and provide critical aid to ...

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Lester O. Stierlen, 86

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Lester Otto Stierlen, 86 years, 5 months, and 4 days old, passed to heaven on June 14, 2013 at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center, in Ava. Lester was born Jan. 10, 1927 in Paxton, Neb.,  to William and  Anna ...

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Betty Jo Newberry, 80

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Betty Jo Newberry, beloved mother, peacefully went to her Heavenly home on June 15, 2013 following a brief illness. It was both a privilege and joy for her daughters to have been with her during this time. She was born ...

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Daisy J. Mathews, 81

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Daisy J. Mathews, 81 years, passed away on June 15, 2013 at her home with her husband, Bill, and family by her side. Daisy was born Oct. 6, 1931 in Douglas County, Mo., to Berley and Alice (Thompson) Hancock. Daisy ...

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