Local Residents

Ava High School Jazz Band Excels in Competitions

On Saturday, Feb. 23, for the first time in Ava High School history, the High School Jazz Band entered their first competition and traveled...

Family For Tunes: Musical Richness

Every third Tuesday at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center, Ken Thomas and Izzy and Sam play music for the residents. Residents have enjoyed...

Gamma Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Holds Meeting

  The Gamma Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met Saturday, Feb. 9 at the United Methodist Church in Cabool, MO. After a short business meeting...

Bella Vista Mother To Appear in National Campaign for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

(FEB. 19) – Bella Vista resident Mary Schmid will be one of the 29 people featured in a new PSA in Times Square this...

Jay Jones Replaces Jamie Loge at Ava American Family Insurance

Jay Jones is the new American Family Insurance Agent at the Ava office. He replaces the retiring Jamie Loge. Jana Loge and Kwincie Hannaford...

Neosho Angler Catches State-Record Brown Trout

TANEY COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that Paul Crews of Neosho became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri...

New Eagle Scouts

Submitted Photo On February 13th, Local Boy Scout Troop 68 awarded the rank of Eagle Scout to (Left to Right): Jarom Wilber, Thomas Grissom, Andrew Baker,...

Delta Kappa Gamma: 50 Year Pin

Ida Mae Huse, of Gainesville, was awarded her 50-year membership pin in Delta Kappa Gamma, the international professional women educators society, on Wednesday, Feb....

Notes from Hunter Creek: The Big Bend Area Of Texas

You will note I entitled this article “The Big Bend  Area of Texas” and not the Big Bend National Park. Peruse a map of...

Local Student Graduates from UW-Whitewater

WHITEWATER, WI –– Lauren Edwards from Ava, Mo., earned a degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at winter commencement on Dec. 15, 2018. Edwards graduated...
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MU Extension’s “Vegetable Planting Calendar” a Must for All Gardeners

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Both first time gardeners and seasoned professionals can benefit from the “Vegetable Planting Calendar” guide available from University of Missouri Extension....

Notes from Hunter Creek

Congressman Jason Smith

Retirement Bound

Congressman Visits Ava

Greetings From…