1,000 Points

Ashton Bewley, left, collides with Bradleyville’s Emily Williams as she tries to make a steal  during a non-conference, non-district game Thursday, Feb. 7, in...

Offices To Close for Presidents’ Day  

Presidents’ Day will be observed next week on Monday, Feb. 18, and many local businesses and government agencies will be closed in observance of...

City Receives Grant for ADA Improvements to Ava Square

Mayor David Norman announced on Tuesday the City of Ava was awarded a Community Development Block Grant for the purpose of making the Ava...

Angels and Outlaws: Ava in the National News

By Michael Boyink Did you read it? Back on January 27th, NBCNews.com put Ava in the crosshairs of an article entitled Guns and God: Growing number...

Hoopcoming Royalty 2019

Photo provided by Amy Phillips   The Ava High School 2019 Hoopcoming Queen and King shown above were crowned Friday night just prior to the Ava...

The Snoop

Several weeks ago my husband and I watched several rounds of play at the Phoenix Open at the TPC Scottsdale, a golf tournament sponsored...

Sports

Playoff Pictures Are All Uphill

By Jason Hoekema Monday, Feb. 18 marks the start of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 3, District 11 playoff tournaments for...

A Fond Farewell

ABOVE: From left: Araina Evans, Lauren Mendel, Ashton Bewley, and Emily Stillings pose together following their final home game as high school seniors. BELOW:...

Seniors Celebrate!

The Greatest Show

Bittersweet Victory

1,000 Points

Hoopcoming Royalty 2019

Looking Back

25 years ago A community coalition has been formed to establish an economic development office in...

A Small Medium at Large

“I felt myself zooming straight up, as if in a lift.  It was the same...

What About This . . .? By Wayne William Cipriano

Positive abundance, in almost any form, is a beautiful thing. I say “positive abundance” to...

The Snoop

Several weeks ago my husband and I watched several rounds of play at the Phoenix...

The Snoop

My faith in people was renewed last week.   My spirits were lifted because a kind...

A Small Medium at Large

“Go to a novelty store to buy a dummy rubber hand.  Then construct a two-foot...

Obituaries

Naomi Stephens

Freeman A. Porter

Frances (Fran) Schmitt 

Amanda Chapuis

Freeman Porter

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Playoff Pictures Are All Uphill

By Jason Hoekema Monday, Feb. 18 marks the start of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 3, District 11 playoff tournaments for...

A Fond Farewell

Calendar Of Events

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Looking Back