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Bears Fall to Mtn. Grove 33-20; Prepare For Liberty This Week

Before the Bears got off the bus at Mtn. Grove last Friday night they knew they were in for a battle. It's always a...

Constitution Week Proclaimed Sept. 17-23

Local members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met at City Hall Tuesday afternoon to witness the signing of a Constitution Week...

Ava Cross Country Team Places 3rd In Its Division at Willow Springs

The Ava Cross Country  team traveled to Willow Springs for the annual Steve Waggoner Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 12. All teams competed, including the...

New Beginnings, Old Traditions

By Sue Curry Jones The ‘family farm’ is an expression viewed sentimentally.  For many, it connotes an esteemed lifestyle, a tradition or birthright, and for...

Homegrown With Love For Sports

By Sue Curry Jones Growing up in a family involved in sports, Jessie Sawyer confesses life would not seem normal without athletics.  She admits...

World Grand Champion Missouri Fox Trotter

The new World Grand Champion Missouri Fox Trotter, crowned in the closing event of the Show and Celebration last Saturday night, is Ima Momas...

Volleyball Lady Bears Get Win Over Fordland

The Lady Bear volleyball team took on the Spokane Owls last Thursday. The games were played in the middle school gym because of maintenance work...

Mishap Partially Closes Highway 5

The southbound lane of Highway 5, just south of Route Y in Ava was closed for over 3 hours last Friday after a mobile...

Bears Beat Rogersville 40-3 In Football Home Opener

Senior Chase Willis ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns last Friday night to lead the Ava Bears to a 40-3 win over the...

Ava Cross Country Sets the Pace At Bolivar on Saturday

The Southwest Cross Country Coaches Association cross country meet was held Saturday, Sept. 7, on the campus grounds of Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar. A huge...
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Douglas County Health Department Schedule

417-683-4174 603 NW 12th Ave., P.O. Box 940, Ava, Mo. 65608 Regular Office Hours:  Mon. Tues. Fri. 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Wed. Thurs. 8:00 a.m....

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