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Ava Puppies Rescued

The three abandoned puppies, were early morning passengers on a small aircraft, leaving Ava to find a new home in Omaha, Nebraska, last Thursday. ...

Senator Blunt To Visit Ava Saturday

Saturday May 2 Senator Roy Blunt will be visiting Ava to discuss the Secure Rural Schools Act with Douglas County educators and also listen...

Awards Presented at Annual C of C Membership Banquet Saturday Night

The annual Membership and Awards Banquet of the Ava Area Chamber of Commerce was held last Saturday night at Ava Victory Academy. A highlight of...

Bears Get SCA Wins Over Houston, Salem; Fall To Seymour in Non-Conference Play

An 11-run Ava third inning sparked a 16-5 SCA win for the Bears over Houston here last Thursday afternoon. Houston scored two runs in the...

Missouri Aviation Day Celebrated

State Representative Lyle Rowland (left) welcomed local aviators Mary Kay Davidson, Ronnie Epps, and David Davidson to the Capitol on April 14 for Missouri...

Elementary Spring Walking/ Jogging Program Begins

The Ava Elementary Spring Walking/Jogging Program began Monday, April 13, and will continue through Friday, May 8. Ann Leonard, local director of the Healthy Schools/Healthy...

Norman, Loftin Take Oath of Office; Long Recognized for Service

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava Board of Aldermen met on Tuesday, April 14, at 5:00 p.m., with the first item on the afternoon agenda...

Ava R-1 Administration Offices Relocated

Administration offices of the Ava R-1 School District have recently moved to the white building shown at left in the photo above, on NE...

When Will This Weather Break?

Maybe, just maybe, when this current winter storm pattern moves out we will see a moderation in temperatures and a weather change. This region was...

More Than 20 Arrests Made In Major Sting Operation

A total of 24 individuals are charged this week in a sting operation that was concluded on Wednesday, Feb. 25, in Douglas County. Sheriff Chris...
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