Looking Backward

Looking Backward 8.29.2013

  25 Years Ago August 25, 1988   When classes began at Ava Public Schools Tuesday morning, six new teachers were also there to greet the students....

Looking Backward 8.22.2013

25 Years Ago August 18, 1988   A move is under way to mark county roads.  The need for county road markers and a uniform num­bering system...

Looking Backward 8.15.2013

  25 Years Ago August 11, 1988   Bradleyville’s 8th annual “Tater Festival” is planned for Saturday, Aug. 13. The list of elementary classroom assignments for Ava Elementary...

Looking Backward 8.8.2013

  25 Years Ago August 4, 1988   An impressive 49 percent of the Douglas County voters stepped behind the curtains of the polling booths Tuesday to...

Looking Backward 8.1.2013

  25 Years Ago July 28, 1988   Ava Engine and Machine Shop, operated in the former DX Station building at 803 N. Jefferson Street by Eddie...

Looking Backward 7.25.2013

  25 Years Ago July 21, 1988   Douglas County Sheriff Leonard Sanders announced this week the appointment of Gary Koop as the county’s chief deputy. Koop...

Looking Backward 3.7.2013

  25 Years Ago March 3, 1988   Equipment and materials by the trailer truck load are being un­loaded at the Lethco building next to the Ava...

Looking Backward 2.28.2013

25 Years Ago February 25, 1988   Monday night the Ava City Council heard a rebuttal to the pro­posal two weeks ago to change the flow of...

Looking Backward 2.21.2013

25 Years Ago February 18, 1988   A rapid-moving winter storm hit the Ava area last Wednesday evening, turning rain to ice and snow, and forcing the...

Looking Backward 2.14.2013

  25 Years Ago February 11, 1988   The City of Ava purchased the Adams property just off the northeast corner of the public square, to be...
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Watch For Changing Traffic Patterns This Thanksgiving Holiday! 

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds everyone to expect an increase in traffic over the Thanksgiving holiday. More...

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