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Homecoming Week at Ava High School

Ava High School and the entire Ava R-1 School District will be celebrating Homecoming on Friday, Sept. 15. Leading up to this occasion is a week of school spirit driven activities starting with themed dress-up days for high school students ...

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Inmates Start Jail Fire

Douglas County inmates were lined up in the alley outside the jail Saturday morning after prisoners started a fire in the ventillation system. No one was hurt and little damage was done to the jail, but the thick smoke made ...

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Judge Rules: Bamboo Can Stay

Wright County Associate Circuit Judge Lynette Veenstra ruled last week that bamboo growing on a residential lot in Ava “are not ‘weeds’ as defined in the City ordinances as written.” The judgment, issued on June 23, goes on to state: ...

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FEMA Recovery Center Is Apparently Open

Although no¬†announcement has been made locally to let residents know, signs were posted on the PAC building at     Ava High School Wednesday saying a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will open there today and will be open through next ...

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