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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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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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