Local Residents

Local Scouts To Receive Eagle Scout Recognition February 13 in Ava 

Boy Scout Troop 68 has six scout members who have recently obtained the rank of Eagle Scout.  An Eagle Court of Honor will be held...

What About This . . .? By Wayne William Cipriano

The recent report by a second-tier news agency regarding the accusations made by one of President Trump’s close associates about business deals in Russia...

My Cancer Story

By Doris Davidson The question is where does a cancer story begin? If I knew this then perhaps there wouldn’t be any cancer for me...

Lasting Legacy

ABOVE: Barbara Magoon blows out her candles during a family celebration of her 101st birthday Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at Ava Place.  BELOW: Clockwise from...

Beyond Understanding By Barbara Sisney Daniel

It was August 10, 2018. A church van from Faith Chapel Assembly of God in Overland Park, Kansas, carried a group of young people,...

Max & Wanda Murphy Begin 45th Year as Realtors

1974.  The kids play with $1.99 Magic 8 Balls, $12.99 Tonka trucks, and a $14.99 Hasbro Inchworm. Dad shows off his $199.99 Casio Casiotron LCD...

Missouri State Releases Fall 2018 Dean’s List

By University Communications Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean’s list. From the surrounding area, the following...

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Contest Will Be Held Jan. 19

The local Knights of Columbus free throw shooting contest will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Ava Middle School...

45 Years Later: Cancer Survival By Suzanne Sanders

When Mindy (Herald ad manager and cervical cancer survivor) called me and asked me to write about my journey with cancer, which was many...

Tuesday Bunco Meets

Lucille Jenkins was hostess for Tuesday night Bunco (Jan. 8), with Jewell Elliott first, Lucille second, Sharon Jenkins door prize, and Joretta Sawyer, consolation. After...
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Playoff Pictures Are All Uphill

By Jason Hoekema Monday, Feb. 18 marks the start of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 3, District 11 playoff tournaments for...

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