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Looking Backward 5.17.2018

25 years ago Rapid Lube and Tires opened this week in spacious new facilities just west of Sonic Drive-In.  Owner and operator Carl Calhoun says...

Looking Backward 4.12.2018

25 years ago Ava Mayor James “Bud” Norman presented the Sassafras Sprouts Hoedowners a special award last Friday, recognizing the young cloggers as Ava’s “Ambassadors...

Looking Backward September 14, 2017

The Tigress, owned by Linda Shaddy and Laura Hudson of Tri-Mi Stables, Grovespring, and shown by Hudson, was named champion foal Monday afternoon in...

Looking Backward August 10, 2017

25 Years Ago August 6, 1992 Mans-Mo Sheik Fabulous EX 91 was named grand champion of the South-Central Holstein District Show at Houston on June 20....

Looking Backward 8.3.2017

25 Years Ago July 30, 1992 Crestview Healthcare has a new owner and will take a new name effective Aug. 1. The name of the 120-bed...

Looking Backward 7.27.2017

25 Years Ago July 23, 1992   Dr. Floyd Hennan is in Ava this week preparing for the opening of his general family practice on Monday morning. ...

Looking Backward 7.20.2017

25 Years Ago July 16, 1992   Sara Semro was crowned 1992 Douglas County Fair Queen, with Courtney Fossett named Fair Princess, Petite Princess of the Douglas...

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...

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...

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...
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Douglas County Veterans Are Busy Counting Days Till The Wall Arrives

By Larry Morrison  It seems that sometimes in life one is just busier than other times.  This is one of those times for the Douglas...

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