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Noblett Lake Is Again Open To The Public

Mark Twain National Forest’s Noblett Lake is once again open for public use. Mark Twain National Forest Acting Forest Supervisor Teresa Chase has rescinded the Aug. 31, 2011 closure order placed on Noblett Lake after suspected vandals opened the dam ...

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Flash Flood Catches Ava Man Off Guard

Emergency Responders Perform Successful Rescue Donald Lamb, 25, of Ava, said he did not intentionally drive into the flooded Cowskin Creek last Thursday morning. When he approached the low-water slab on Highway Y west of Ava before daybreak, he had ...

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Cucumber Tree?

You have to look real close, but way up there in that maple tree, there are cucumbers! Margaret Herd said she planted cucumbers next to a maple tree in her yard. As the vine grew, it went up the tree ...

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Historical Society Meets Sept. 17

Douglas County Historical Society held its monthly meeting on Sept. 17. Sharon called the meeting to order.  Pat gave the August minutes and the treasurer’s report.  Both were approved as read. Members discussed Hunsaker Café after a picture was sent ...

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