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25 years ago Only 60% of students who enter 9th-grade at Ava High School receive a diploma four years later.  This year Ava has 164...

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25 years ago The annual Topaz Fall Festival will be held this Sunday afternoon at the eastern Douglas County community.  The fall scenery should be...

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25 years ago Ava High School senior Hilary Vick was crowned 1994 Homecoming Queen at halftime of last Friday’s football game with the Liberty Eagles....

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25 years ago The Ava Music Booster Club has been formed to help support both the middle school and high school band and vocal music...

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25 years ago The new elevator in the Douglas County Courthouse is now in operation and working well, according to county officials.  The elevator was...

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25 years ago Missouri’s Charming Princess M., owned by Keith and Larry Robbins, of Farmington, Ark., and ridden by Geno Middleton, of Nixa, won top...

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25 years ago Select singers from Ava High School will perform in the SMSU Invitational Honors Choir concert to be held Saturday, Sept. 17.  Students...

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25 years ago The thunderstorms that passed through this region Tuesday evening brought the most significant rainfall amounts the Ava area has seen in the...

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25 years ago Ava Public School began classes Wednesday with several new faculty members on staff.  They are Penny Loftin, middle school EMH aid; Cathy...

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25 years agoMissouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Dan Middleton, Ava, commanding officer of Troop G’s Zone 5, which includes Douglas and Ozark counties, will...
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Four Phone Calls, Nine People, and Facebook Required to Get New...

by Michael Boyink /mike@douglascountyherald.com My task? Get a landline phone installed. Existing house. In town. Phone jacks already on the wall. Easy peasy, right? Not so much. My first hurdle...

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