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Looking Backward 7.13.2017

25 Years Ago July 9, 1992   A large crowd gathered on the front lawn of Crestview Healthcare last Friday night to watch a fireworks display presented by the nursing home staff.  Hundreds of folks spread blankets on the lawn ...

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Looking Backward 7.6.2017

   25 Years Ago July 2, 1992   The major Independence Day celebration of this area –– the annual Squires Picnic was held last Satur-day night, with another huge crowd of folks attending.  This Fourth of July celebration has been ...

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Looking Backward 6.29.2017

25 Years Ago June 25, 1992   The long awaited announcement has been made. The new Ava Post Office will be open to the public Monday morning. A new statute concerning driving while intoxicated in Missouri takes effect on July ...

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Looking Backward 6.22.2017

   25 Years Ago June 11, 1992   Missouri’s Casey’s Yankee Doodle A. was crowned 3-Year-Old Futurity Champion at the 1992 show of the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association which closed here last Saturday night. For the fourth year, ...

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Looking Backward 6.15.2017

25 Years Ago June 11, 1992   The 1992 Poke Salat Days event competed with the weather last weekend, but even with rain most of the day on Saturday, most of the events went off as scheduled. TIP, the Duke ...

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Looking Backward 6.8.2017

   25 Years Ago June 4, 1992   A drivers education class will begin next Monday at Ava High School, with sign-up to be held at the first session. The Douglas County Museum held a ceremonial ribbon cutting on the ...

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Looking Backward 6.1.2017

Years Ago May 28, 1992   “This is hallowed ground,” the Rev. L.E. Reynolds said as he stood before the Veteran’s Memorial at the Ava Cemetery Monday morning and spoke to the small crowd that had gathered.  The ceremony was ...

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Looking Backward 5.18.2017

   25 Years Ago May 14, 1992   Commencement exercises for the Ava High School graduating class of 1992 will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon, marking the end of an era for some 89 seniors who will receive ...

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Looking Backward 5.11.2017

   25 Years Ago May 7, 1992   The J.L. Gentry Roadside Park north of Ava was a beehive of activity Tuesday morning as about a dozen workers and that many more family members and spectators gathered to see the ...

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Looking Backward 5.4.2017

   25 Years Ago April 30, 1992   Sgt. Danny Cargill of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, had no trouble holding the attention of bank employees at a meeting here Tuesday night as he explained what to do and what ...

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