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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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Looking Backward 4.27.2017

   25 Years Ago April 23, 1992   Opening day of the spring turkey hunting season saw a slightly lower kill this year, but it really wasn’t too bad considering weather conditions.  Hunters braved cool, wet conditions Monday for opening ...

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Looking Backward 4.20.17

   25 Years Ago April 16, 1992   Officers of the Douglas County Landowners and Taxpayers Association which opposed the Natural Streams Act last year and now opposes the Mo-Ark Initiative which was presented in Douglas County last Wednesday afternoon ...

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Looking Backward 4.6.2017

25 Years Ago April 2, 1992   “We Did It!” says a banner that was displayed at the county line Monday afternoon when tree No. 1,404 was planted to complete that phase of the beautification project.  Wilma Hutchison was project ...

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Looking Backward 4.13.2017

25 Years Ago April 9, 1992   One established Ava business is announcing a change in operations this week and a new store will be opening soon.  Flowers by Doris has taken on a change and is now Fashions and ...

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Looking Backward 3.30.2017

25 Years Ago March 26, 1992   Justin Cox and Kendall Sallee were winners of the shoot-out held during the Emerson-Rawlings basketball game here recently.  Justin made the most baskets, hitting 26 of 26 and Kendall raised the most money ...

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