School News

Ava, Skyline School Districts Will Receive $120,000 Annually Through Healthy Schools Initiative

The local community is in line to receive more than $100,000 a year for the next five years as part of the Healthy Schools...

Bears Fall To Liberty, 47-13; Will Host Salem Friday Night

The Liberty Eagles scored on each of their first four possessions Friday night and held a 26-0 lead less than a minute into the...

Ava Cross Country at Missouri Southern State University ‘The Southern Stampede’

The Ava cross country team ran Saturday, Sept. 21, in the prestigious "Southern Stampede" on the campus of Missouri Southern State University, Joplin. Forty-six schools...

Ava Cross Country at West Plains

The Ava Bears made a good showing at the West Plains cross country meet on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Despite the course being lengthened from last...

What’s Going On In The Bears Den?

Caring Kids have been active again this school year.  Students have prepared and delivered fall treat bags to residents at the nursing home, worked...

Middle School Bears Take Two Games from Houston

The Ava Middle School football teams hosted the Houston Tigers on Monday, Sept. 23. The games were rescheduled due to inclement weather the previous...

Ava Girls Drop First SCA V’ball Match to Houston

The Lady Bears traveled to Houston Tuesday night to take on the Lady Tigers in their first conference volleyball game of the season. The JV...

Lady Bears Beat Mtn. Grove; Let Lebanon Game Slip Away

The Ava Lady Bears fell behind 4-0 in the top of the third inning in SCA softball here Monday afternoon but settled down and...

Ava Middle School Lady Bears Travel To Willow Springs and West Plains

The Ava Middle School VolleyBears were on the road last week to Willow Springs and West Plains. Monday, Sept. 16 they traveled to Willow Springs...
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Ava Lady Bears Blast Chadwick Cardinals, ahead 30 at the Buzzer

By Jason Hoekema The Ava Lady Bears seem to have shaken off the season-start jitters after placing third in last week’s tournament. Monday, the Lady...

From the Mayor

Christmas Royalty 

Annual Ava Christmas Parade

Caring for Seniors

Ramblings of the Ole Parson