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Looking Backward 7.7.2016

25 Years Ago July 4, 1991 Ava Drug Co. Has New Owner –– In a transaction that became effective July 1, ownership of the “drug store” passed to Bill Mackey, an Ava native who has worked off and on at ...

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What About This…? 7.7.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano I heard a well-known Sunday news show host comment on how parochial our legislators have become.  “This is the inescapable result of so much redistricting [which assures that by carefully drawing district borders to include majorities ...

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Looking Backward 6.30.2016

25 Years Ago July 4, 1991 The Ava R-I Board of Educa-tion voted last Thursday night to make kindergarten a half-day pro-gram in a cost-saving effort that trimmed almost $100,000 off the 1991-92 budget. Other cuts ap­proved by the board ...

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What About This…? 6.30.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano The other day I heard that in all of 2015 there were only 12 (yes, twelve) re­ported cases of polio in the entire world; all, I think, in Pakistan and India. With such a relatively small ...

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Looking Backward 6.23.2016

25 Years Ago June 20, 1991 The heat and humidity started earlier than usual this summer, and rainfall has been very limited. Sassafras Sprouts Hoedowners participated in national clogging competition at Silver Dollar City last weekend and came away with ...

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