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Notes from Hunter Creek – 3.31.2016

Hunter Creek and Vera Cruz History Ozark trapping is currently at one of its low points. Most trappers don’t trap just for the money.  Like a lot of outdoorsmen, they enjoy communicating with nature during winter when there are very ...

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School Board Recognizes Davis, Watson

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Members of the Ava R-I School Board recognized Jeff Davis and Dan Watson by presenting them with a plaque of recognition during the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 22.  Watson and Davis have chosen to step down, and will ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 3.17.2016

Hunter Creek and Vera Cruz Geography Well, I have had a lot of feedback on my series of articles, “When We Were Young”. Some were amazed at the numerous and varied locales the “Amigos” floated. Others were touched by the ...

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Norwood R-1 School Screening Dates Set

Norwood R-1 School will be screening students for early childhood and kindergarten in coming weeks. Screenings are a free service offered to anyone in the district regardless of whether you choose to enroll in any of the programs. This screening ...

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Letter to the Editor 3.3.2016

An open letter to my friends in Ava and Douglas County: Hello from way up in North Missouri! After living away from Ava for nearly 15 years, I still “take” the Herald as my Granny would have put it. The ...

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