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The Snoop

Several weeks ago my husband and I watched several rounds of play at the Phoenix Open at the TPC Scottsdale, a golf tournament sponsored...

Epidemic Response: Area Organizations Continue Opioid, Substance Abuse Talks

By Jason Hoekema Roundtable talks continued Monday evening with several area organizations coming together to work against the opioid epidemic that has gripped the country...

Three Sentenced to Department of Corrections

From the Office of the Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney During a large Circuit Court Law Day Tuesday, Feb. 5, the following individuals were sentenced to...

Ava R-I School To Host Chamber Luncheon Tuesday

Ava R-I School is the host of the Ava Area Chamber of Commerce noon luncheon meeting to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at...

“Grow Your Community Garden” Workshop to Educate Local Nonprofit Leaders, Area Gardeners

SPRINGFIELD, MO - Great Southern Bank presents “Grow Your Community Garden” on Friday, March 1, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the...

Government Open Again

Last week, the gates were opened and signs of life appeared in the snow at the Forestry Service offices in Ava. President Donald Trump...

Making Maple Syrup at Montauk State Park Feb. 15

Montauk State Park is located 22 miles southwest of Salem JEFFERSON CITY, MO, FEB. 1, 2019 – Ever wondered where maple syrup comes from or...

Local Scouts Qualify for Eagle Scout By Completing Benchmarks, Special Projects

Eagle Scout Recognition Ceremony Is Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in Ava. Last week Boy Scout...

Local Art Guild Announces  Themes for August Quilt Show Contest

The contest themes for the 2019 Ava Art Guild Quilt Show are now set. Participants will need to turn in show entries August 12...

CBCO Blood Drive in Ava Feb. 12 

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) tries to maintain a three day supply of all blood types for this area.   According to the...
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Playoff Pictures Are All Uphill

By Jason Hoekema Monday, Feb. 18 marks the start of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 3, District 11 playoff tournaments for...

A Fond Farewell

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