MDC Forecasts Challenging Spring Turkey Season

Poor production in recent years will make for a more challenging season.  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri turkey hunters can expect a challenging spring season...

Local Students Host National Honor Society State Convention

Missouri Association National Honor Society Executive Director Linda Whitford, above left, is shown presenting Ava High School’s National Honor Society President Stephen Copeland and...

City Judge Recognized for Service

  Municipal Court Judge Shannon Bryant Gamble, center, was recognized on Friday, March 15, for 15 years of dedicated service to the City of Ava’s...

Attorney General  Announces Revamped Sunshine Law Book During Sunshine Week

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Missouri celebrates Sunshine Week, Attorney General Schmitt announced today a redesigned and more user-friendly Sunshine Law Book. One of...

Highway 165 Bridge Across Table Rock Dam to Temporarily Close

BRANSON, Mo.  - The Corps of Engineers will close both lanes of Highway 165 across Table Rock Dam from 8 p.m. March 16 until...


A Small Medium @ Large

The process of composing the last episode got me to thinking about the writers’ conceit,...

What About This . . .? By Wayne William Cipriano

Rosalie came up with an easy fix for the “Wall Disagreement” that is so simple...

Looking Backward

25 years ago In an abrupt but resolute move last week, the Ava R-I School District...

A Small Medium @ Large

Today, I was all set to write a recap of my first year of articles. ...

What About This . . .? By Wayne William Cipriano

Some time ago we found how a short-term interruption in our electrical service due to...

The Snoop

Controversial issues saturate the news. It appears mainstream media works overtime to promote angst and...


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