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Notes From Hunter Creek 7.26.2016

Fireworks and RIV-ETT With hot weather comes fireworks –– and with fireworks I am reminded of future activities of night-fishing, crawdad gathering, and frogging. First of all, kudos to all of the good people of the community who encourage and ...

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Looking Backward 7.28.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago July 25, 1991 Three Ava businesses have sold recently and all are now operating under new management.  Benny’s Restaurant, across from the Ava High School, was recently purchas-ed by Ralph and Sandra Turley.  Ava Used Furniture on ...

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What About This…? 7.28.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano I don’t like camping.  I mean real camping out in the boonies, in a tent, for some time.  I’ve done my share.  Motorcy­cle camping trips for thou­sands of miles (no motels), and lots of just plain ...

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George the Peacock Dead at 10 Years Old

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For nearly three years, the resolute perseverance and  caw-cawing of a neighborhood peacock has wafted through the southeast section of town, near water tower hill.  Wandering far from home, the peacock came to town and found a new roosting spot ...

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Looking Backward 7.21.2026

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago July 18, 1991 The 1991 Douglas County Fair ended with a big bang – or actually several big bangs – Saturday night with the running of the traditional Saturday Night Smash-Up demoli-tion derby.   The feature event was ...

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What About This…? 7.21.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano I’d like to make a case for voting the entire ticket of a political party, and not choosing the “best” person for each individual office. I’m suggesting this because on the big issues – freedom, justice, ...

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