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OFF THE CUFF: Law officers deserve appreciation

I was sitting last week with Texas County Sheriff James Sigman as he shared statistical information with me about his department’s caseload in 2014.

Not surprisingly, numbers were substantially up from 2013 – across the board. 799 more words

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Family and meals- a quick observation

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It boggles my mind, I just had breakfast with my dad and it felt like I was in a foxhole dodging loud explosions. 116 more words

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My dog Lucky

Call her Lucky or Locker and she’ll come right over. She is a half retriever half shepherd dog and full of energy. When I am about to make my way home from work or errands, I think of her and it always brings joy to me. 161 more words

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60 Seconds with J. Timothy Quirk visits Off The Cuff

New Milford’s comedy team is on the air in Torrington! Off the Cuff with KJ features the comedic energy of Kathy Johnansen and her husband officially known as C-Bass on air.   99 more words

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OFF THE CUFF: 2014 was not your average year (for me)

From my standpoint, that trip around the sun we just completed was certainly more interesting than most.

Yep, 2014 was chock-full of memorable stuff for this particular resident of the south-central Missouri Ozarks. 700 more words

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Shag of dough, warm yeasty, heavy in my hands.
Not many years ago I would have turned my face in disgust
00 flour, powdered poison. 43 more words



For over 12 years now, you haven’t caught a break
Ridden like a donkey at the Grand Canyon.
Others are sleeping while you pick through last week’s mess. 42 more words