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Board Holds Session on Transportation


Administrator deceives board members and bus route owners – whether actions were intentional or unintentional damage was done. By Sue Curry Jones The Ava R-I School Board held a transportation study session Monday, June 6, with four board members present ...

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What About This…? 6.9.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Did you hear about the Beef Checkoff?  Not the one we already have that takes a dollar for every head of cattle we sell, but the new one from the state of Missouri that wants to ...

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Looking Backward 6.2.2016

25 Years Ago May 30, 1991 The streets of Ava will host hundreds of visitors from a wide area during the next three days as Ava celebrates Poke Salat Days.  This springtime celebration began back in the 1970s, was renewed ...

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School Board Holds Closed Session May 27

The Ava R-I School Board met in closed session Friday, May 27, and accord­ing to information provided by BJ Sterling, secretary to Dr. Nancy Lawler, superintendent of Ava R-I Schools, the board voted to approve a transporta­tion settlement adden­dum, which ...

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What About This…? 6.2.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano What is all this noise about orchids?  Good looking?  Sure, but how much arrogance is involved?  How much of the desirability of orchids is all about how expensive they are?  Must be wonderful if they cost ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 5.26.2016

Weather, Weather –– Everybody Has Some Yes, I know. I boldly predicted back in mid-February that spring was just around the corner. And for a change, I was correct, sort of! But I, in my effervescent hopes and dreams of ...

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Looking Backward 5.26.2016

25 Years Ago May 23, 1991 The Ava community has moved a step closer to seeing a new post office facility become reality.  The Postal Service is soliciting proposals for a facility to be constructed on their lot at the ...

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What About This…? 5.26.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano You could call me a motorcycle freak.  I have never been in the motorcycle business but as an over-indulgent enthusiast I once owned nine motorcycles at the same time.  I still own three.  So when a ...

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