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Congressman Jason Smith

Made in Missouri I have always said that southern Missouri is home to some of the most dedicated and talented farmers, workers, and families anywhere. Our workforce has an undeniable strength and tenacity; employers are now recognizing this and finding out that our home is one of the best places to expand, invest, grow and…

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Calendar Of Events

This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same announcement will be limited to two insertions. *** Thursday Night Community Prayer gathering in the Fellowship Hall behind Faith Rock Church. Thursdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Goodhope Ministries (417) 351-2570.    …

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Skyline School Board Met August 22

Skyline School Board held a meeting Thursday, August 22nd, and the following actions were approved.   – The district tax rate was set at 2.7722 for school year of 2019-20. – The bus routes and times were approved for the year. – The board approved to transport students who lived within a mile from the…

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Douglas County Museum Celebrates 30 Years

By Sally Hicks Thoughts of yesteryear came to mind as colorful quilts flapped in an August breeze on the porch of the Wilson House at 401 East Washington Avenue on Saturday, August 24th. Ice cold lemonade courtesy of the local Town & Country Supermarket and sweet treats provided by museum volunteers were on hand to…

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Masonic Lodge #26

August 6, 2019 – This was a regular stated meeting and we met for supper at 6:30 P.M.  All Masons and their families and friends are invited to eat with us. We eat in the basement, which is air conditioned, at 6:30 P.M. and move to the upstairs lodge hall for our regular meetings, which…

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Ava Senior Center Menus, Activities, OATS Bus Schedule

LUNCH Menu subject to change without notice. (If you receive homebound meals please call if you will not be home when volunteers deliver) Mon., Sept. 2 – Closed for Labor Day. Tues., Sept. 3 – CLOSED. Wed., Sept. 4 – Salisbury steak over rice, country vegetables, roll, apple cobbler. Thurs., Sept. 5 – Biscuit &…

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2019 Cat/Dog League

Results for August 22, 2019 JR & Betty Braden   32 Bob & Sis Green   34 Joe & Marla Yeager   36 Mike & Tillie Thomas   36 John & Carolyn Wallace   35 D Duckworth/R Flemming  37 Fred & Connie Bacorn   36 Ray & Anita Madche   41 David & Rhonda Williams…

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Ava softball winds-up, faces familiar foe.

By Jason Hoekema Last year the ladies took to the diamond and ended the year with a 16-10 overall record with two losses in SCA competition against Willow Springs, who was also their district rival. Placing second in the Class 2 District 11 tournament with a 5-3 win against Mansfield and their second loss (16-12)…

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