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Stories from the Herald’s 103+ years of history

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago The Ava Area Chamber of Commerce is resuming its Welcome Basket project to welcome new residents to the Ava community. Evelyn Yeoman...

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25 Years Ago  The 13th annual Independence Day Celebration sponsored by the Squires Volunteer Fire Department will be held this Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m. ...

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25 Years Ago Geraldine Walker, Ulla Farrow and Charlotte Higgins represented Ava at the Senior Fitness Day in Springfield. Walker won first place in horse...

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25 Years Ago Touch’s Trace of Rex, owned by Dallas and Betty Beard, of California, and ridden by Steve Dampier of Eldridge, captured the 3-Year-Old...

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25 Years Ago The stockholders of Gainesville Bancshares authorized a change of the company’s name to Century Bancshares Inc. The 1995 Douglas County Fair queen contest...

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25 Years Ago  Skyline R-2 School will double its classroom space when the addition, which is currently under construction, is completed. Rex Halcomb and James Orick...

25 Years Ago Circus Jaeger will be in Ava next week to set the stage for the 1995 Poke Salat Days. After all diplomas had been...

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25 Years Ago Members of the Top 10 percent of the Ava High School graduating class of 1995 are: Valedictorian Emily Gressman, Salutatorian Shalana Fleetwood,...

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25 Years Ago Graduates of the first Douglas County EXCEL Class, a three-month leadership development course, are: Oren Alcorn, Donna Alcorn, Marie Bristol, Judy Ross,...

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25 Years Ago  The Ava High School art department is currently conducting its year-end art show at the Ava Art Gallery on East Washington Ave...
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