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Bleachers for the Band

The Ava High School Band has its own bleachers at the south end of the football field. The bleachers for the Ava Pride Band...

Highway 76 Bridge Opens

The Bryant Creek Bridge on Highway 76 east of Ava was opened to traffic Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 14. This route has been closed to...

Ava Lions Celebrate 75th Anniversary

The Ava Lions Club celebrated its 75th anniversary Monday evening with a banquet and musical entertainment. Some 70 people attended the event which began at...

Six From Ava Hurt in Wreck East of Springfield

Six people from Ava were taken to a Springfield hospital Saturday, all with minor injuries, following a wreck east of Springfield. The Missouri State Highway...

Jamboree Will Kick Off Football Season Friday Night

In anticipation and preparation for the 2012 high school football season, teams will participate in the Jamboree on Friday night, Aug. 17. For the Ava...

Storm Knocks Out Power For Many

Ava Electric Dept. employee Toby Sheppard works on a power line in south Ava last Saturday night to restore power following the thunderstorm that...

Synthetic Drugs May Have Been Factor In Store Break-In Monday Night

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a report at 7 o'clock Tuesday morning of a break-in at Mom and Pop's Liquor Store south of...

Dora’s Potato Cave Fire Still Burning

ROLLA – As of 3 p.m. Monday, July 30, Mark Twain National Forest firefighters were working to suppress a wildfire, named the Potato Cave...

Heart of the Hills Gets New Roof Through Generous Donations

Heart of the Hills Thrift Store and Food Pantry regularly give out food, personal care items, clothing and household items to the residents of...

Candidates Speak, Answer Questions at Forum Here July 19

A large crowd of potential voters attended the political forum at the Ava Community Center last Thursday night, sponsored by C.H.A.R.T. Some 16 Republican...
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