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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

More shenanigans have been going on and it would seem to be youth. One of our neighbors had her phone number “hijacked” and this number was used to call all over this nation, apparently during overnight hours. Several people then ...

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The false “bomb report” at Ava Schools last week has been described by some as just a childish prank. Does that mean the “wet noodle” punishment usually given that will make many youngsters giggle? Or has a proper discipline been ...

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Apparently I am not the only one who did not receive last week’s Douglas County Herald. The Herald staff tell me quite a few subscribers north and west of Ava did not get the paper, although, they were mailed out ...

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Here are some quotes you may not have heard about: “Socialism only works in two places: Heaven where they don’t need it and hell where they already have it.” Ronald Reagan “The most terrifying words in the English language are: ...

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This Weeks News -We are advised not to judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge all gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Why are we cutting benefits for ...

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“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.” Albert Einstein Sunday afternoon my dogs were reacting noisily to something. Upon investigation I saw that it was a Copperhead ...

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The attached short speech from Winston Churchill was delivered by him in 1899 when he was a young soldier and journalist. It probably sets out the current views of many, but expresses in the wonderful Churchillian turn of phrase and ...

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Common sense is a flower that doesn’t grow in every one’s garden. A friend lent me a booklet, The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale. I find it is helping me as I have been on a downward ...

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Do you recall? There was a time when alcoholic beverages were banned from television, as well as, advertisements for very personal items (won’t mention them here, but they are prolific in ads these days). There was a time when open ...

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“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. The only way they can inherit the freedom we have known is if we fight for it, protect it, ...

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