Looking Backward

Stories from the Herald’s 103+ years of history

Looking Backwards

25 Years Ago  Jarrett Dougherty of Ava accepted a position playing drums with Barbara Fairchild’s band in Branson for the 1995 season.  Weston State, 9, a...

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25 Years Ago A group of golden age people made a two day trip last week to Hot Springs, Ark., through the Douglas County National...

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25 Years Ago Chaney Monument Works, operating out of Gainesville since 1971, will open a showroom in Ava next week. The statewide tornado drill will be...

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25 Years Ago The 21st annual statewide tornado drill will be held next Tuesday, A shooting in Ava that left two people dead and another man...

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25 Years Ago Voting in the annual city and school elections this April will take on a new dimension. The traditional paper ballot with squares...

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25 years ago Everett Thomas and Nan Greer were crowned Valentine’s resident King & Queen at Meadowbrook Manor. Judy McKee and Bill Whittaker were named...

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25 years ago – February 9, 1995 Lynda (Robertson) Clouse graduated magna cum laude from SMSU, with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture communications, a...

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25 years ago The Ava City Council passed an amendment to strengthen the city’s tobacco ordinance. The original ordinance made it unlawful to sell tobacco...

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25 years ago Bradley and Brandon Mills were honored with a birthday party at the home of their parents, Jim and Shawna Mills. The twins...

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25 years ago A bake sale will be held at Ava’s Walmart store with all proceeds going to the Douglas County Fair Board to purchase...
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