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Traditions Worth Teaching: A homesteading family blends old-fashioned practices with a modern twist

by Savanna Kaiser / info@ruralmissouri.coop The fog is still clinging to the pines as the morning sun and Missouri’s infamous humidity begin to rise. Bees are...

Smith Congratulates Stephen Copeland of Ava on His Appointment to U.S. Naval Academy

AVA, Mo. – Congressman Jason Smith’s (R-MO) congratulated Stephen Copeland of Ava on his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy this fall. Copeland is...

A Tribute to Treasured Cousins

In this week of birthdays, celebrating a shared heritage. By Janet Taber Cousins – the very word evokes fond memories of childhood for most people, of...

Spring 2020 Dean’s List at UCM Announced

WARRENSBURG, Mo. –– Sara J. Wake, of Ava, recently earned a spot on the University of Central Missouri Dean’s List.  Sara achieved a perfect 4.0...

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Protem Church Honors Pastor

By Paul Turner, member, Protem Community Church In September 2012, the second Sunday of the month, Ed Hunsaker became the pastor of Protem Community Church,...

Getting to Know Your Neighbor

By Holly Bower Tapestries are beautifully woven pieces of art.  All the multicolor hues are amassed to form a design or picture.  I will attempt...

Kindness Unmasked

  Michael Boyink/Herald A table of free facemasks showed up outside the Ava Art Guild last week courtesy of Jo Ann Hereford. According to Jo Ann’s comment...
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