City Council

Thank a Farmer Week February 3-9

Mayor David Norman (center) presented the Celebrate Agriculture / Thank a Farmer Week Proclamation for February 3-9 last week. Pictured with Mayor Norman from...

Firefighters Thank Ava for Support

Ava Mayor David Norman (left) accepts a plaque from Alderman Burrely Loftin. The plaque was presented to the City of Ava from the Douglas...

Mayor Pushes Through New Weapons Ordinance, Defies Sunshine Law By Denying Access to Public

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava Board of Aldermen passed a new weapons ordinance Tuesday evening, and the rewrite was presented with little advance notice...

Aldermen Take Steps to Resolve Weapons Ordinance, Commit to Broaden the Scope

City councilmen unanimously voted to rescind the weapons ordinance adopted during a prior council meeting. In turn, councilmen reinstated the previous ordinance, which was...

Several Candidates File for Upcoming Election

Candidates file for school boards, health department, and east ward alderman position.  Last week on Jan. 4, Teresa Tost, of Ava, filed her candidacy for...

City Council to Reconsider Discharge of Weapons Ordinance

By Michael Boyink At next week’s meeting of the Ava Board of Aldermen, the council will reconsider the recent changes they made to the city’s...

Candidate Files for East Ward Alderman Position

On Friday, Dec. 26, Billy Stewart of Ava filed as a candidate for east ward alderman, placing his name on the ballot of the...

City of Ava Receives Clean Audit for Year Ending June 30, 2018

The City of Ava was awarded a clean audit by KPM CPAs and Advisors of Springfield, Mo., Tuesday evening during the city council meeting. ...

City Council Hires New Police Officer

The Ava Board of Aldermen held a closed session meeting Tuesday, Nov. 27. During the session, council voted to hire Noah Reese, of Marshfield,...

Council Praises Ava Volunteer Fire Department, Receives Award from Local Betterment Council 

Nina Carter, right, presented the City of Ava and Mayor David Norman, left, with the third-place plaque the local Community Betterment group received in...
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2019 Fall Saturday Soccer Schedules

Ava Parks & Recreation Fall Youth Soccer Leagues start this Saturday. During the season, to confirm schedules or check for weather-related or other cancellations,...