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Woman Arrested For Drug Activity Near School

Ava Police, with assistance from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, obtained and served a search warrant on March...

Breaking Our Own Rule

Should there be a price to pay for voicing an opinion and speaking out? By Sue Curry Jones Last week our newspaper ran an anonymous ad...

In Our Own Back Yard – Letsinger Farm

Charles (C.M.) Letsinger and his wife, Nadine, have put a lifetime of work into their farm northwest of Ava. In fact, they represent the...

Master Gardeners Program Is 10 Years Old and Growing

The Master Gardeners of the Ozarks are, gardening and education volunteers. They have been helping anywhere they can through the Ozarks. They are celebrating...

Ava Place Now Affiliated With Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare

Effective Thursday, March 1, Ava Place is now affiliated with Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center. Heart of the Ozarks Administrator Tonya Cutbirth said Ava...

Our Truly Super Market

Proudly standing on the southeast side of NW 12th Avenue is the recently remodeled Town & Country Supermarket. The beautiful new wood-peaked entryway is...

Filing Begins for August Primary; County Races Already Forming

Filing for the Aug. 7 primary election began Tuesday morning, and already several races are shaping up in Douglas County. There was some question whether...

Milking Success

 A stone’s throw west of Ava, nestled among quickly greening hills, sits the Buff’s dairy farm. It’s a lovely three hundred acre spread dotted...

Ava Bears Beat Houston, Seymour; Claim SCA Title With 7-0 Record

The Ava Bears picked up two more big wins during the past week, including an SCA win over Houston that clinched the title for...
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