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FFA Advisors Presented with New Jackets

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day the Ava FFA Booster Club presented Rebecca Perkins, FFA Advisor (left) and Brent Lakey, FFA Advisor (right) with...

Lieutenant Governor Hosts Senior Service Awards

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On Monday, May 7, a large crowd filled the Missouri State Capitol’s rotunda to recognize the 2018 Senior Service Award...

A Special Last Ride for Seniors

On Wednesday, May 9, at 7:30 a.m., seniors in the graduating class of 2018 lined up on the Ava Square for the annual Senior...

Ninety-Six Seniors Graduate From Ava

The commencement ceremony for the 2108 graduating class of Ava High School was held Friday, May 11, at the C. E. Harlan Stadium, west...

Local Fire Departments Receive Funds for Protective Gear

Douglas County has recently been awarded a regional grant for personal protective equipment (PPE), items also called turnout gear for area volunteer fire departments.  Seven...

Ava Ambulance Expands With New Building

Submitted by Keith Moore After months of bidding, rejecting bids, rebidding and negotiating contracts, the Ava Area Ambulance District began construction this week on an...

Defense Sinks Bears in District Championship Game against Mountain Grove Tuesday

The Bears season came to a close Tuesday evening in Houston as Mountain Grove emerged victorious in the district championship game 11-3.  Mtn. Grove jumped...

Ava’s Boys and Girls Finish First In Cross Country Meet at...

Ava’s cross country team competed on the campus of College of the Ozarks this past Saturday at a race hosted by School of the...

Looking Backward 6.28.2018

25 Years Ago July 1, 1993 Performing at the Douglas County Fair on Friday evening next week...

What About This…? 6.28.2018

What is the deal with these plants? You buy your seeds: florals, vegetables, whatever, from a...

A Small Medium at Large 6.28.2018

Today’s edition, the last of a four part series, continues looking at the Farm Resettlement...

The Snoop 6.28.2018

Many of you may have read or heard about the recent death of Charles Krauthammer,...

The Snoop 5.17.2018

Tree houses are for kids, or so it has seemed over the years.  But recently,...

What About This…? 5.17.2018

The other day I heard two people talking about the differences we see in the...

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