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Ava Victory Celebrates Hoopcoming

Ava Victory Academy Crusaders' hoopcoming game was played on Friday, Jan. 29, at the MOCH, in Ava, Mo.  The Crusaders played against Trinity from...

Nearly Two-Thirds of Cross Country Team Qualify as Academic All-Stars

Coach Liz Kyger announced last week that 10 members of the Ava High School cross country team have qualified for Academic All-State honors. To...

Two Sets of Twins Born On Consecutive Days at Ava Farm

Twin births in beef cattle is rare, but not unheard of. But Robert Snyder of rural Ava is trying to beat the odds at...

Second Person Charged In Murder of Robert Koch

Sheriff's Dept. Is Investigating Another Homicide In the Vanzant Area Monday Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney Christopher Wade and Sheriff Chris Degase held a press conference Tuesday...

Mansfield Beats Lady Bears In Tournament Action Tuesday

Coach Gary Greene and the Mansfield Lady Lions attacked the Ava Lady Bears with a pressure defense early Tuesday night, jumping out to a...

Bears Beat Winona Here; Lose To Panthers In Tournament

The Ava Bears picked up a much-needed non-conference win over Winona here last Friday night but lost to host Mtn. Grove in first-round play...

Ava Victory Academy Basketball Takes 3rd

Recently, Ava Victory Academy Lady Crusaders, shown above with coaches, took third-place in a tournament in Lebanon, Mo. The girls team played the Patriots,...

County Approves Budget Of $4.8 Million for 2016

Douglas County Clerk Karry Davis released a copy of the 2016 county budget which reflects total expenditures of $4,328,448. Like the 2015 budget, this year's...

No Serious Injuries When Truck Overturns

The driver of this pickup was not seriously hurt once emergency personnel got her out of her overturned vehicle Wednesday morning. The wreck occured...

Hoopcoming Candidates Named; Coronation at Jan. 22 Ballgame

The Ava High School student body has selected Hoopcoming candidates for 2016. Queen candidates are Sarah Lawson, Breanne Potter and Hunter Shelton. King candidates...
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