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New Missouri License Plate Unveiled

Missouri’s new bicentennial license plate was unveiled Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Jefferson City, Mo. Showcasing a patriotic design, with the new color scheme of red, white and blue. The new design, which will be available Jan. 1, 2019, will replace ...

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Deadly Shooting West of Ava Thursday Evening

An ongoing family feud turned deadly Thursday evening when one brother shot and killed another during an altercation just west of Ava. Another individual also suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident. Douglas County Sheriff Chris Degase said interrogations continued well ...

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Tuesday Bunco Meets

Lucille Jenkins was hostess for Tuesday Evening Bunco, with Joretta Sawyer winning first, guest, Rita Flemming, second, Jewell Elliott, door prize and Sybil Heckendorn, consolation. After one hour of games, Lucille served refreshments to the winners and the following regular ...

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Bethany Baptist Church

Pastor Bob and Darlene Sorensen drove to St. Louis, Friday, for a short visit with her parents, Don and Doris Taschner, and to pick up their daughter, Sally Sorensen. They brought Sally back home to Ava to stay until it ...

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