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MDC Predicts Fall Turkey Hunting to be Challenging Brood

Survey Results Show Below-average Turkey Production in 2018. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With fall firearms turkey season and archery season underway, the Missouri Department of...

Forest Service Recognizes Back Country Horsemen for Their Enduring Service

AVA, Mo. (Sep. 27, 2018) – The Back Country Horsemen of Missouri (BCHMO) were nominated and selected for the Enduring Service Award which recognizes...

This Is My Story…

By Kristi Vinson In July 2013 I had a routine doctor appointment.  During the appointment, my doctor thought she felt a place on my breast. ...

2018 Homecoming King and Queen Candidates

Ava R-I homecoming festivities which includes the parade and king and queen coronation ceremony, are on Friday, Sept. 28 when the varsity Ava Bears...

Wall That Heals Honors Ceremony Held Saturday

The bleachers were overflowing with spectators when the Wall That Heals Honors Ceremony began on Saturday with prayer and the National Anthem sung by...

Local Reflections on The Wall That Heals

In Memory of John Edward Ray June 17, 1932 - May 13, 1969 By Lee Ray It’s been so many years now Edd since you were...

Cross Country Team Competes at Mtn. Grove and College of the...

      The Cross Country team ran in the Mountain Grove Invitational Tuesday, October 9th. The Varsity runners ran a 5K (3.1 mile) race, and the Junior...

Lady Bears Volleyball Team Celebrate Senior Night

The Ava Lady Bears Volleyball team celebrated their seniors Thursday night as Rebecca Elliott, Kate McDonald and Lauren Mendel are wrapping up...

Looking Backward

      25 years ago Ava High School senior Chrystal Barnes was crowned Ava High School Homecoming Queen...

A Small Medium at Large: Martin Luther Cleaned Up Just a Bit

Oct 18, 2018 Galen Chadwick “God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also...

What About This . . .? By Wayne William Cipriano

If you managed to hear anything from the news lately besides the confirmation battle concerning...

The Snoop – Oct. 18, 2018

By Sue Curry Jones In this issue of the Herald we are running an article by...

Ramblings of the Ole Parson – Robert E. Thompson, Sr.

Wise Men The wise men from the East naturally sought for the one born “King” among...

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