Looking Backward

Looking Back

25 years ago Crowds estimated at from several hundred to a few thousand made their way to the Vera Cruz Civil War battle site last...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Brent Lakey of Ava will perform with the National FFA Band at the National Convention Nov. 10-12.  The Battles of Vera Cruz, which...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Ava business operators who open their stores on Sunday can now do so with a clear conscience –– so far as the...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Only 60% of students who enter 9th-grade at Ava High School receive a diploma four years later.  This year Ava has 164...

Looking Backward

25 years ago The annual Topaz Fall Festival will be held this Sunday afternoon at the eastern Douglas County community.  The fall scenery should be...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Ava High School senior Hilary Vick was crowned 1994 Homecoming Queen at halftime of last Friday’s football game with the Liberty Eagles....

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25 years ago The Ava Music Booster Club has been formed to help support both the middle school and high school band and vocal music...

Looking Backward

25 years ago The new elevator in the Douglas County Courthouse is now in operation and working well, according to county officials.  The elevator was...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Missouri’s Charming Princess M., owned by Keith and Larry Robbins, of Farmington, Ark., and ridden by Geno Middleton, of Nixa, won top...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Select singers from Ava High School will perform in the SMSU Invitational Honors Choir concert to be held Saturday, Sept. 17.  Students...
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