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In the early morning hours of Sunday, August 9, a Douglas County residence at DD and West 76 in the Goodhope area was burglarized. The items stolen included a 2014 side by side, guns, and tools.  In the early morning hours of Thursday, August 13, the Redbank Store on O Highway, just south of NN...
The Museum of Imagination is a  privately owned museum of natural science in Brockwell, AR.  It is a learning experience for children and adults. Former educator and now Museum Director Barbra Knight  empathizes with school children who are necessarily homebound because of Covid-19.  Barbara...
Missouri Medicine, the Journal of the Missouri State Medical Association, reports in its July/August 2020 issue, that illicitly manufactured fentanyl and related synthetic opioids arriving from China are primarily responsible for fatal narcotic overdoses in Missouri. Despite the COVID-19...
St. Louis Consumer Fraud Task Force (CFTF) warns area consumers to be wary of romance scams during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With people isolated and turning to the internet to communicate because of the pandemic, scammers are working hard to take advantage of the health crisis. Task...
Presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden announced this week that Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) would be his vice-presidential running mate. By picking Senator Harris, Joe Biden has reaffirmed his commitment to abortion on demand at any time for any reason and paid for by taxpayers...
With human trafficking on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)  introduced the bipartisan Leveraging Information on Foreign Traffickers (LIFT) Act to combat modern day slavery. This legislation supports survivor-centered efforts...
The Cabool Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting Summer Fun Fest on Saturday, August 22 at their Chamber Grounds at 320 Cannaday Lane, next to the Ozarks Older Iron Club.  This free event begins at 10:00 a.m. and lasts until 5:00 p.m.  Later that evening, they will be hosting a concert by the band...
A fundraising breakfast at the Willow Springs Senior Center is scheduled every third Saturday at the Willow Springs Senior Center. The breakfast offers a menu of biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, egg casserole, orange juice, milk, and coffee for $5.00. The August breakfast took place on...
 The Mountain View City Council met August 10 in regular session. Among the topics of discussion was a set of regulations for yard sales or garage sales being held in Mountain View. Under the ordinance, residents are only allowed to have three yard or garage sales per year. One of the main points...
The Monday Night Jam at the American Legion Hall in Willow Springs resumed August 10. After taking a break from the weekly gathering in March, the potluck meal and jam is back with a few modifications. In a post-COVID 19 world, the musicians are not using microphones, and their instruments are...

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