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Mail Car Burns; Some Mail Lost

The Herald was able to confirm this week that the car of a rural mail carrier out of the Ava Post Office caught fire and burned last week, and some mail was destroyed. Postmaster Kellie Stafford was not available for ...

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Local Republican Caucus Held Last Week In Ava

The local Republicans held a caucus last Saturday morning at the courthouse in Ava. The caucus elected five Donald Trump delegates and one uncommitted to represent Douglas County. The Douglas County delegation is to attend and select three national delegates ...

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Ava Man Pleads Guilty To Producing Child Porn

SPRINGFIELD – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that an Ava, Mo., man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to producing child pornography. Brett Corcoran, 26, of Ava, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge ...

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Notes from Hunter Creek – 3.31.2016

Hunter Creek and Vera Cruz History Ozark trapping is currently at one of its low points. Most trappers don’t trap just for the money.  Like a lot of outdoorsmen, they enjoy communicating with nature during winter when there are very ...

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