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Stone House Diary – Pure Heaven

It’s been a good week. The rain that fell and fell and fell finally slowed, then stopped. Overcast skies became mostly cloudy with a chance of sun. The mist and haze made for unusually cool end-of-May days, while late sprays ...

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Community Foundation Supports Project Graduation

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The Douglas County Community Foundation presented the Ava High School Project Graduation Committee with a check for $2,000 Tuesday evening. Accepting the check on behalf of Project Graduation was Tara Johnson (second from left). Community Foundation members pictured are (from ...

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High Water Closes Roads In County

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Barricades really were not necessary to keep motorists from driving through Cowskin Creek on Highway Y west of Ava last Saturday morning with this logjam blocking the road. The water had been much higher than it was when this picture ...

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Ava Ag Dept Makes Police Tools

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The Ava High School vocational agriculture department made a set of breaching tools for the Ava Police Department that can be used in several different situations in the Ava community. Among the tools is a ram, used for opening locked ...

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All-Conference Baseball Selections Are Named

Coaches of the South Central Association have named all-conference baseball selections for the 2015 season. Five Ava Bears received all-conference recognition, with three from Ava receiving first team honors, one second team and one receiving honorable mention. The Bears finished ...

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