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Activity Report – From The Ava Police Dept.

Reggie Johnson,Chief Phone 417-683-2900– Answered 24 Hours a Day Calls By Type December 2 - December 8  Alarm - 1 Animal Call - 7 Assault - 2 Agency Assist -...

Part Two: Sugar is B.A.D.D. (Body Altering Destructive Diet) 

So why is sugar so BADD for us? It tastes so good and helps many things taste better RIGHT!? Well, lets get some facts straight...

Ava, Douglas County Under Winter Weather Watch

By Jason Hoekema The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a “Winter Storm Watch” on Thursday, Dec. 6, ahead of the arrival of a...

See Ya’ Seymour!

By Jason Hoekema The Ava High School Lady Bears took to the asphalt against the Seymour Tigers Thursday, Nov. 29.  The varsity and junior varsity squads...

Loss, Not Lost

Mansfield Hands Ava Varsity Squad First Loss of Season, Junior Varsity Moves Up, 2-0. By Jason Hoekema The Mansfield High School Lions handed the Ava varsity...

Preliminary Hearing Set for Case Against Ava Teacher

By Jason Hoekema An Ava Elementary School teacher’s attorney, Joseph Passanise made an appearance on behalf of his client, Doris Chunn, on Tuesday, December 4,...

Ambulance District To Host Chamber Luncheon Tuesday

The Ava Ambulance District is the host of the Ava Area Chamber of Commerce noon luncheon meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 12 noon. ...

Secretary of State Certifies Nov. 6 General Election 

JEFFERSON CITY - On Friday, Nov. 30, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, along with 19th Circuit Judges Daniel Green and Thomas Sodergren, certified the...

Significant Winter-Weather Event Possible Over Weekend

By Jason Hoekema The National Weather Service office in Springfield wants residents to keep a keen-eye on the forecast for this weekend.  A significant weather system...

2018 Ozark Ink Tattoo Toy Run

Gerry Beckerman, owner of Ozark Ink Tattoo in Ava, recently organized another successful toy run to benefit the Wright County Children’s Home (WCCH), in...
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Ava Lady Bears Blast Chadwick Cardinals, ahead 30 at the Buzzer

By Jason Hoekema The Ava Lady Bears seem to have shaken off the season-start jitters after placing third in last week’s tournament. Monday, the Lady...

From the Mayor

Christmas Royalty 

Annual Ava Christmas Parade

Caring for Seniors

Ramblings of the Ole Parson