Local Residents

How to Spend Twenty Four Days in South Africa

By Rick Batten My first plains game hunt in South Africa was a good one.  It must have been, right?  Why else would my mind...

Lt. Benjamin Huffman Commissioned Into Service In Virginia

Second Lieutenant Benjamin W. Huffman, United States Army, was commissioned into the service of his country May 12, at the College of William and...

Judge Dan Wade Attends 47th Annual Courts Conference

Judge Dan Wade recently attended the 2012 Annual Conference of Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association held at Lake of the Ozarks. Judge Wade...

James Bradshaw Recognized for 50 Years Of Driving a Bus for Norwood Schools

James Bradshaw of Norwood started driving a school bus for Norwood School in August of 1962. Over the last 50 years he has carried several...

Pvt. Ova A. Kelley Memorial Bridge Dedicated April 13

SIKESTON - A dedication ceremony honoring Pvt. Ova A. Kelley was held Friday, April 13, at 10 a.m. at the Norwood High School gymnasium. Private...

Girl With Local Ties Wins SWCD Poster Contest in Lafayette County

One hundred and forty-four land owners, photo/poster winners, parents, teachers, and area residents attended the 12th annual Lafayette Soil and Water Conservation District Open...

Levi Allen Completes Marine Corps Training

(NPASE) –– Marine Corps Pfc. Levi M. Allen, son of Carol Allen, of Ava, Mo., recently completed 12 weeks of basic training  at Marine Corps...

Ava Bowlers Win Checks In State Seniors Competition

Bowlers representing the Ava USBC WBA won prize checks in the Missouri State USBC Senior Women’s Doubles & Singles tournament held in October in...
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