Ava Bears Sport Shirts for Cervical Cancer Awareness

 January is cervical cancer awareness month and the Ava Bears will spotlight it by wearing these special warm-up shirts for their home game Friday...

Winter Ice Storm Hits Ava and Surrounding Area

According to reports, certain areas spanning from Dogwood to Sparta were cited as receiving a heavier glaze of ice during the recent winter storm. ...

Filing for Spring Election Closes With Several Names Added to Ballot

Candidate filing for the General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, April 2, closed this week with several new names added to the...

‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ Eclipse Occurs This Sunday Night

by Michael Boyink 2019’s only total lunar eclipse will happen this Sunday night. The edge of the moon will first enter the shadow of the...

SBU Announces Winter 2018 Graduates, Fall Honor Roll

BOLIVAR, Mo. — Southwest Baptist University has released its Winter 2018 graduate and Fall 2018 honor roll lists. Graduates from the Ava area are listed...


Future Wildcat: Ava’s Kate McDonald to Further Education, Play Volleyball at...

By Jason Hoekema Another Ava High School student will be moving on to continue their education and compete at the collegiate level.  Kate McDonald signed a...

Free Reign: Ava Bears Roll Past Lutie High For 8-5 Record,...

THEODOSIA - Out for two game, Nate Swofford made an in-game appearance for 13 points before taking time to continue recovering from an ankle...

What About This . . .? By Wayne William Cipriano

Whenever we go anywhere in the car, I always seem to be the one who...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Winter weather has been flirting with the Ozarks since a pre-season snowfall blanketed...

A Small Medium @ Large

“Sometimes feeling positively may be just as threatening as negative feelings.  We must want to...

The Snoop

The latest trend in the high-end real estate market is to own a house that...

What About This . . .? By Wayne William Cipriano

There is a certain time in our lives when a man’s daughter changes from a...

The Snoop

The Soviets were the first to take the risk and venture into space in October...


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