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AHS Classmates Hold Reunion

Members of the Ava High School graduating class of 1947 held their 69th class reunion August 27, 2016, at Theta Porter’s Café  in Squires, Mo. Those attending from the Class of 1947 are (shown above): Don Walker, C. M. Letsinger, ...

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Looking Backward 9.1.2016

  25 Years Ago August 29, 1991   The Ava R-I School Board was confronted Thursday night by a group of parents upset over a change in policy for middle school cheerleaders, and was also asked to reconsider an earlier ...

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What About This…? 9.1.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Are they nuts? One hundred sixty-eight school days now instead of the 171 we had? Do they think our students are too smart?  Too well-versed in the multifaceted worlds of education? Worried their overly-educated heads will ...

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Looking Backward 8.25.2016

25 Years Ago August 22, 1991 Douglas County has been divided geographically into eastern and western districts for over 100 years.  But the boundary lines are about to be changed.  Missouri law requires that counties be divided into two districts ...

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City Continues to Focus On Improvements

By Sue Curry Jones On Tuesday, Aug. 23, city council approved a resolution allowing the mayor to execute a contract.  Council also approved rezoning a residence, as requested by the property owner.  During closed, however, litigation and personnel issues were ...

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What About This…? 8.25.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano When was the last time you watched a hummingbird in action? It’s an indication of the go-go lifestyle we lead around here that I can ask such a question and compare your response to ours. Our ...

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