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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Look for the Poll results in the next edition of the paper.
How do you celebrate Mother's Day?
 Take your mother out to eat
 Cook a meal for your mother
 Shower your mother with gifts
 Spend time with family

The embers glowed softly and in their dim light, I gazed around the room, I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, My daughter beside me, angelic rest. Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, transforming the yard to a winter delight...
Kelsea Martin Staff Writer "I have come to have the utmost respect and appreciation for these people that work here," said Sheila Brown who is the secretary at the Oregon County Sheltered Workshop. Back in the mid 1970's, a local group of people got together to create the workshop, which employs handicapped or disabled adults. ...
From the Ozarks to the West Indies (01/15/14)
Thayer graduate on a mission to bring hope, healing to the far corners of the world
Faces and Places: Thayer resident takes trip of a lifetime to the Big Apple (12/18/13)
"New York City has always interested me," said Gary King, a Thayer resident who recently returned from a trip to the Big Apple. "I was in Springfield and I saw an advertisement for Sunnyland Bus Tours, and called and inquired about the New York trip and decided to go."...
Faces & Places: Thayer Country Club at risk of closing it's doors (11/27/13)
The Thayer Country Club, a landmark in the community for many years, is at risk of closing down. The club, which from its start has been run mostly by volunteers, is struggling to survive because of financial problems. Businessmen in the community began planning for the Thayer Country Club in the mid-1970s. 38 stockholders contributed $2,000 a piece to buy the 162 acres of land that the golf course was built on, and it officially opened to the public in 1987...
Faces & Places: Crawford overcomes illness, attends Missouri's Boys State (10/18/13)
Thayer High School senior Cullen Crawford recently participated in the 74th session of the American Legion Boys State of Missouri, which ran from June 15-22 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Crawford was nominated by Thayer Sr. High School administrator's during Crawford's junior year and he was selected by The American Legion based on his leadership, citizenship, academics, and character during his junior year at Thayer...
George D. Hay Hall of Fame Awards honor and preserve country music (09/18/13)
Saturday, Sept. 14 was just another unpredictable day in the life of country music singer Allen Karl. "I left Nashville at 2:30 p.m., and got here at Mammoth Spring at 1:30 in the morning," Karl laughed, explaining his trip went well until he reached Jonesboro and got on a highway that took him up into Missouri -- way up into Missouri -- before he realized he had gone astray. "When I finally saw that sign for the Riverside Motel, it said 'Heaven' to me."...
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