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Arno – Hellen Blakey

Last Monday, Jett came and stayed with me until Aunt Kendra came and took him to school. Mark came by later and got the...

White River Brings Food Drive to Ava

(Ava, MO) – Every year for the past five years, White River Electric Cooperative has conducted a Food Drive in the fall to benefit...

“Ready For Fall?”

As you already probably know, the Ozark Plateau really shines from mid-September to Thanksgiving. In the Ozarks, the Autumn season is almost always glorious,...

Terrific Kids

The Ava R-I Elementary students selected as Terrific Kids for the month are, front row, l to r, Ariana Ahrens, Chris Kimmel, Samantha Dobkins,...

Ramblings of the Ole Parson – Robert E. Thompson. Sr.

Nov 15 Recently I was auditioning a ladies’ meeting when the speaker said something that really grabbed me.  “When you are doing the will of...

Halloween Contest Winners

Youths, ten to twelve years old Halloween Contest Winners Teen category Contestants Age One to Four-Years-Old The youths shown above participated in the Lions Club Halloween Contest...

Celebrating Five Tetrick Generations

  Photo submitted Family members shown above celebrating five generations are Norval and Norma Tetrick, Lydia June Neal, Lisa Monsoor, and Kendra Neal.  In the group,...

Ava Art Guild’s People’s Choice Winner

Cameron Cluff is shown above left receiving his award for winning the People’s Choice, adult category, for his entry in the Ava Art Guild’s...

The Snoop

While pulling tidbits of history from the archives for the Looking Backward column this week, I found an article in the November 11, 1943...

The Champion News – Wilda Moses

CHAMPION—November 5, 2018. On the eve of the election, it is anybody’s guess about what the results will be. Chances are more than likely...
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