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Remembering 9/11

By Doug Berger It has been almost 19 years since two planes struck the World Trade Center towers in New York, a third plane the...

Ava City Council: Square Updates Delayed by COVID-19, City Water Losses Down 20%


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MSHP Releases Labor Day Holiday Statistics

Thirteen people died in traffic crashes during the 2020 Labor Day holiday weekend. Last year, there were nine fatalities. The 2020 counting period for...

Agricultural Specialists Available Tuesdays at Courthouse

Need some Ag help? Come to the Douglas County Courthouse on Tuesdays.  Several agricultural specialists who are assigned to Douglas County but not housed in the...

Labor Day Closures

Monday, September 7, will be observed as Labor Day, both locally and on the national level, and for that reason, many offices and businesses...

75 Years Since WWII: Remembering the war through the words of columnist Ernie Pyle


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Annual Fox Trotter World Show and Celebration Runs September 6-12

AVA, MISSOURI (August 26, 2020) – Hundreds of beautiful Missouri Fox Trotting Horses and their fans will arrive in Ava, Mo., from Sunday, September...

Local White River Valley Scholarship Winners

The following local graduates were recently awarded $1000 scholarships from White River Valley Electric. Names are followed by year of graduation and intended college: Ava High...
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