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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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The Snoop 7.26.2012

Three farmers – a Texan, A Kansan, and a Missourian – all died on the same day. All three men were cremated. The Kansan and the Texan were reduced to ashes in a matter of minutes. The next day, the ...

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The Snoop 7.12.2012

I learned some of the greatest lessons in life from my parents, Sunday school and the Andy Griffith Show. I am fortunate to be able to visit with my mother almost daily, I attend Sunday school regularly, and thank goodness, the ...

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The Snoop 6.28.2012

The Fourth of July – Independence Day – will be observed next Wednesday, but the national holiday will actually be celebrated Friday, Saturday and Sunday with three major events planned in the Ava area. Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center ...

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