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Reflections – Honoring Oren Alcorn

This coming Sunday, Pastor Oren Alcorn and his congregants will mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of his leadership of Ava General Baptist Church, one of...

Hoopcoming 2012 Will Be Friday at Ava High School

Ava High School's 2012 Hoopcoming will be held this Friday night, Feb. 3. In preparation for the big night, king and queen candidates have been...

Bears Lose to Conway In Tournament Championship

Beat Cabool in SCA Action Tuesday The Ava Bears defeated Stoutland in the semifinals of the Conway Tournament last Thursday night but lost to Conway...

Lady Bears Fall to West Plains; Beat Mtn. Grove at Home Monday

After advancing to the finals of the Reeds Spring tournament last week, the Ava Lady Bears made a dismal showing on Friday night, losing...

Old Squires Store Burns; Reward Offered In Fires

Fire of an undetermined origin destroyed the old Squires Store building south of Ava last Sunday night, adding to the concern of folks in...

County Adopts Budget of $3.5 Million; Suspends Funding for Extension Office

The Douglas County Commission approved a budget on Jan. 12 that calls for total expenditures of $3,546,000 and revenues this year of $3,095.424. A...

Southwest Airlines Coming to Branson

BRANSON–Southwest Airlines has committed to serve Branson, Missouri according to a Southwest Airlines press release issued this week. Southwest Airlines has made the decision...

House Fires Keep Firemen On the Go

The Ava City Fire Department was dispatched early Wednesday morning to a structure fire east of the downtown that resulted in major damage to...

Emergency Response Team Preparing For Spring Storms

The Douglas/Ozark Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) conducted a full scale exercise last Saturday at the Ava/Douglas County Training Center in Ava, under the direction of Steven...

Ava Lady Bears Are 3-0 In SCA

Payton Lakey had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Jorie Garrett had 18 points and 13 rebounds here last Thursday night, and the Ava...
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