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Primary Election Next Tuesday


Voters across the state will go to the polls next Tuesday for the 2016 primary election in which parties will nominate candidates for key positions in state government. Polls will open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. on ...

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Cross Country Team Attends Training Camp

XC Team

The Ava High School Cross Country team attended the Southwest Missouri Running Camp near Neosho, Mo. last week.  The team participated in twice daily running workouts, a float trip on the Elk River and a multitude of team building activities. ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 7.26.2016

Fireworks and RIV-ETT With hot weather comes fireworks –– and with fireworks I am reminded of future activities of night-fishing, crawdad gathering, and frogging. First of all, kudos to all of the good people of the community who encourage and ...

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George the Peacock Dead at 10 Years Old


For nearly three years, the resolute perseverance and  caw-cawing of a neighborhood peacock has wafted through the southeast section of town, near water tower hill.  Wandering far from home, the peacock came to town and found a new roosting spot ...

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