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Four Get Prison Sentences At Law Day Tuesday

On Tuesday, Nov. 4, during Douglas County Law Day proceedings, Judge Craig Carter sentenced four defendants to the Missouri Department of Corrections. The following convictions were pronounced, according to the office of Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney Roger Wall. Gary Turnbull, ...

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Not As Bad As it Looks

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This situation that occurred on Highway 76 west of Ava just after noon Monday looked much worse than it was, in reality. The vehicle that is upside down in the roadway was being hauled on the flatbed trailer parked at ...

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New Bridge Opens at Rippee Access

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A new bridge across Bryant Creek at the Rippee Access Conservation Area east of Ava is finished and was opened to traffic Wednesday. The new bridge should provide much better year-round access to the east side of the creek, according ...

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Neighborhood Watch Organized In Squires Area

On Sept. 26, the Squires community held its first Neighborhood Watch meeting in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Squires Fire Department. Thirty citizens initially signed up to participate and become members of the Neighborhood Watch. Sheriff Chris Degase ...

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