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What About This…? 11.17.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano What do you think about early voting?  What is “early voting” anyway? In Missouri we do not have early voting. If we cannot get to the polls on Election Day, and we can come up with ...

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Looking Backward 11.17.2016

25 Years Ago November 14, 1991   Eleven Ava High School students will be competing for the title of Miss Merry Christmas at the annual Anchor Club Pageant next Monday. They are Sarah Semro, Karen Johnson, Kristal McCleary, Jolene Tate, ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 11.10.2016

Fall Firearms Season Ready for the Fall Hunting Season: Shooting/Hunting Hours: ½-hour before sunrise to ½ hour after sunset. Archery, including cross-bow this year: from Sept. 15 to Nov. 11 and Nov. 23 – Jan. 15, 2017. During archery hunting, ...

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What About This…? 11.10.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano As I was looking over the Douglas County Herald to see if the Mayor and the city council had followed my suggestions for renaming some of the city’s streets, I saw a piece soliciting bids for ...

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Looking Backward 11.10.2016

25 Years Ago November 7, 1991   It has been estimated that insurance companies will pay out claims of over $2 million to Ava residents who suffered losses in the recent hail storm. Hail ranging in size from marbles to ...

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What About This…? 11.3.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Pretty much everyone dislikes change.  Even when those changes don’t directly affect me, they may sprout other changes that will, and I might not, probably won’t like whatever will be forthcoming. My Dad frequently intoned one ...

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Looking Backward 11.3.2016

25 Years Ago October 31, 1991   Hen egg-sized hail fell in Ava last Wednesday afternoon as a fall thunderstorm passed through the area, causing hundreds of thou-sands of dollars-worth of damage to buildings and automobiles.  The hail was not ...

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Looking Backward 10.27.2016

25 Years Ago October 24, 1991   Ava High School senior Kristi Pitts was crowned 1991 Home-coming Queen last Friday night during halftime ceremonies of the Ava-Salem football game. Merle Forrest was sworn in Monday night as the newest member ...

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