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The Snoop 6.7.2012

For several months we have been bombarded with political ads on TV, and it’s only going to get worse as the August primary draws closer and district, state and national races heat up. Television has become the chosen venue for ...

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The Snoop 5.3.12

Tuesday was the first of May. May Day. Do you remember making May Baskets in elementary school? For some reason, I thought about that Tuesday morning while I was watching the Today Show. We would take pieces of construction paper, fold ...

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The Snoop 4.26.2012

I read something this week that really hit a nerve in me, and caused me to think that we just can’t take anything for granted anymore. Living and working in Ava, I never give thought to the idea that the ...

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The Snoop 4.19.2012

A good friend from several years back, J.C. Owsley, stopped by the Herald Office for a brief visit last Wednesday. J.C., a former county agent with University of Missouri Douglas County Extension Office, has moved back to his native Cross ...

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The Snoop 4.12.2012

I’ve always considered myself to be pro-life. I have never had a problem with the question about when life begins. But as I began doing research for an article I did this week on Options Pregnancy Clinic, I will have ...

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The Snoop 3.29.2012

Not everyone will agree – and certainly not Tony Jenkins – but for me it was rather refreshing to see Tiger Woods’ big toothy grin as he walked up to the 18th green Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Despite ...

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The Snoop 3.22.2012

Although more than half of the voters in Douglas County said Rick Santorum is their candidate of choice for the Republican nomination for president back in February, Douglas County will likely go on record at the district and state conventions ...

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The Snoop 3.8.2012

What seems like just a few weeks ago now, the Ava Bears and Lady Bears were getting ready to start the basketball season. A lot of people were watching with anticipation, wondering what kind of strategy first-year head coach Nathan ...

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The Snoop 2.23.2012

The federal court released information last week of a fugitive from England living in the United States, being charged with illegal possession of firearms. Now, as Paul Harvey would say, here’s the rest of the story. The federal fugitive, Eddie ...

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The Snoop 2.16.2012

The Snoop sounds the death toll once again. I just recently got word that Jim Mann, former president of the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association, died in December. Jim was well-known around Ava because of his association with the ...

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