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The Snoop 1.17.2013

I used to be a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) but I dropped my membership a few years ago because I felt the organization was becoming too radical and I got tired of constantly being harassed for contributions ...

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The Snoop 1.10.2013

The Mule, the Monkey & The Man God created the mule, and told him, “You are mule. You will work constantly from dusk to dawn, carrying heavy loads on your back. You will eat grass and lack intelligence. You will ...

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The Snoop 1.3.2013

The Snoop will be brief this week as we mourn the loss of longtime Herald publisher James E. Curry who passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1. Mr. Curry’s obituary, as well as the front page story about him, only tell part ...

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The Snoop 11.1.2012

Tom Boak, of Ava, brought us a copy of the Mineral County Independent-News (Hawthorne, Nev.) a couple of weeks ago with an article that he thought might be of interest to some of our readers. The story is about the ...

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The Snoop 10.11.2012

The week of Oct. 7-13 has been designated National Fire Prevention Week, a time when we focus attention on promoting fire safety and prevention. While we should practice fire safety throughout the year, it is good to have a specific ...

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The Snoop 10.4.2012

I don’t mean to be sounding poetic, or anything like that. I’ll leave that to Baxter Black and Angelou. But now that October has arrived, have you ever thought about what a special month it is? October fits in between ...

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The Snoop 9.13.2012

I suppose if you make it a practice to stand out in the middle of the highway you should expect unusual reactions from those who drive by. The Ava Fire Department conducted its annual “Fill the Boot” campaign for Muscular ...

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The Snoop 8.23.2012

MoDOT sends out a weekly summary on the progress of the Route 60/65 project in south Springfield, and as I was looking at that report this week I realized that the major part of that job is done. They will ...

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The Snoop 8.16.2012

Congratulations to the Ava Lions Club on their 75th anniversary. For as long as I can remember, there has been an Ava Lions Club, and from my earliest recollections, it has been the organization to look to if you really ...

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The Snoop 8.9.2012

I would be the first to admit that I’m a far cry from the status of Dan Cathy, chief operating officer of Chick-Fil-A, so my opinion or comments have little or no impact beyond the reaches of those who read ...

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