YARD OF THE MONTH

The Iris Belles Federated Garden Club awarded June Yard of the Month to Cliff and Dixie Conner. They have lived at 213 Westhaven since 1972 and have spent many hours in their yard, Cliff being directed by Dixie. Those who know this couple know they work very well together. Cliff said his wife does the

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Maples found guilty of murder

A Vernon County jury found Jeremy Maples guilty last week of the July 2009 shotgun first degree murder of Belinda Beisley, 47, near Greenfield. The jury deliberated two hours and 35 minutes in Stockton where it was moved Wednesday due to the start of Bushwhacker Days celebration on the Nevada Square. The victim’s body was

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Pound Pets

Dog – female, black with white smaller Pit Bull Terrier-Labrador mix, approximately 1 years old. Her name is Sadie. Dog – female, white with yellow smaller Labrador mix, approximately 1 years old. Her name is Angel. Sadie and Angel are good friends, they will play well with other dogs. Puppy – female, tan and white

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MFA OIL RAISES $165,000 FOR OPERATION HOMEFRONT

MFA Oil Company, a farmer-owned cooperative based in Columbia, announces it has raised $165,000 to support Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization that provides emergency and other financial assistance to thousands of military troops and their families. The money was raised through the company’s second Annual Charity Golf Scramble & Concert, which was held June

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“The Band Plays On”

Band Concert to Honor Lillian Sunderwirth The Municipal Band is honored to play a special concert dedicated to the memory of Lillian Sunderwirth on Saturday, June 18 at 8 p.m. We will take a walk down memory lane as we play songs that were favorites of Miss Lillian’s throughout this hour-long concert. We will hear

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Coach Scroggins optimistic

Football team young but looking good After the first two-week session of summer football camp, El Dorado Springs Head Football Coach Derek Scroggins is upbeat and positive about his young football team. On Friday, he told the Sun, “It’s gone really well. We are going to be really young this year and inexperienced.” “We started

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COOL REWARD

Wild otters aren’t the only creatures who enjoy an impromptu water slide. So do wild Bulldogs. Bulldog Head Football Coach Derek Scroggins set one up last Thursday morning for the athletes who attended everyday of the first two-week football camp. First, 31 football players took the plunge, then female athletes who had worked out with

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MDC searches for vehicle in elk poaching case

Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) agents would like to speak to the driver of a 2007-12 dark gray four-door GM pickup, reported by an anonymous tip to have been at Log Yard Access along the Current River between 8:30 and 9 p.m. on Dec. 28, 2015.  Anyone who was at the Log Yard Access area

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Fishing report

Taberville Report by Linda McCallister Dains Fish Farm I just talked to some people who are trotlining and they say they are doing good on white cats. They are using the bait we’ve got – regular perch and goldfish. I heard some people talking earlier this week. They were checking their lines morning and night

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FROGGING SEASON OPENS JUNE 30

Frogging can be done with a gig, as shown here, and the use of artificial light is permitted. Children under the age of 16 are not required to have a permit. Froggers can use a bare hand (called grabbing), hook and line (with colored cloth on the hook), gig, bow and arrow or a gun.

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