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The Champion News – Wilda Moses

CHAMPION—December 3, 2018. Robins wander in the winter.  They need more food when it is cold, so they move here and there in response...

AHS Citizens of the Month for November

Selected for the honor of Citizen of the Month, Hunter Downs is a junior at Ava High School where he is involved in National...

Ava Middle School Basketball Round Up

  Bears The Ava Middle School Bears returned to action after the Thanksgiving break with games at Houston on Tuesday, November 27th.  Ava’s 7th grade squad defeated...

November Terrific Kids

Terrific Kids for November were Daniel Barfield, Alexis Tate, Kaden Corrigan, Kaylie Belt, Abbygail Claire Winterton, Landre Hampton, Addy Cahow, Macy Russell, Jackson Wade,...

October Bear Growl Award 

Shown here is Samantha Thompson, left, with Rosanna Proctor, right, local Farmers Insurance agent.

Sharing Holiday Blessings

Ava Seventh Day Adventist Pathfinder and Adventurer Clubs were busy collecting canned food this fall to distribute in Thanksgiving Blessing boxes.  In addition to...

Skyline Students Bring Thanksgiving to School

Skyline R-II School held their traditional “Stone Soup” meal on Tuesday, Nov. 20.  Students brought ingredients for soup, and also made the butter, corn...

Bears Den Activities

During October, third-grade students had fun learning how to crochet.  For some, it was soon discovered the art requires focused concentration.

AHS Renaissance Assembly

Gold Card 4.0 GPA - Class of 2021: Layla Giorgianni, Grace Key, Harley Kilgore, Paige Kimmons, Allyson Roberts. Class of 2020: Claire Fossett, Olivia...

Another Buck Bites the Dust

Dawson Cox, 12-years-old, harvested this 8-point buck on his farm in Wright County on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.  The Boone and Crockett score was...
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Ava Lady Bears Blast Chadwick Cardinals, ahead 30 at the Buzzer

By Jason Hoekema The Ava Lady Bears seem to have shaken off the season-start jitters after placing third in last week’s tournament. Monday, the Lady...

From the Mayor

Christmas Royalty 

Annual Ava Christmas Parade

Caring for Seniors

Ramblings of the Ole Parson