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Looking Backward 3.23.2017

25 Years Ago March 19, 1992   In a hard-hitting speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Represen-tatives on Wednesday, March 11, U.S. Congressman Mel Hancock (R-MO) called for full disclosure of all the names of the 355 ...

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Looking Backward 3.16.2017

25 Years Ago March 12, 1992   For the first time in almost 44 years, the City of Ava has a new legal advisor.  James E. Curry, attorney for the City of Ava since July 1948, announced his resigna-tion this ...

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Looking Backward 3.9.2017

25 Years Ago March 5, 1992   Less than 36 hours after a Douglas County stockman’s cattle were stolen last week, a Christian County man was arrested and charged with the theft. Country Oaks Restaurant, locat-ed on North Jefferson Street ...

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Looking Backward 3.2.2017

25 Years Ago February 27, 1992   Douglas County authorities were busy Wednesday investigating a cattle theft that occurred in western Douglas County early Wednesday morning.  Sheriff Roldan Turner said approximately 16 head of mixed Hereford and Angus cattle, white, ...

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Looking Backward 2.23.2017

25 Years Ago February 20, 1992   Ava Lions Club member Paul Pitts was presented a distinguished service plaque Monday night for his many years as a member of the Lions Eyeglass Project committee.  The award was presented by Jim ...

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Looking Backward 2.16.2017

25 Years Ago February 13, 1992   The Ava City Council adopted an ordinance amendment Monday night authorizing the use of semi-automatic handguns by Ava Police Officers.  The new Glock .40 caliber handguns are standard equipment for Ava officers, and ...

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Looking Backward 12.22.2016

25 Years Ago December 19, 1991 Workers have taken advantage of beautiful December weather to make great strides in the construction of Ava’s new post office building. The new facility is located just west of the Ava square on West ...

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Looking Backward 12.8.2016

25 Years Ago December 5, 1991   It’s not too unusual for local officials to receive letters of inquiry from persons thinking of moving to this area.  But the letter received recently by Ava Mayor bud Norman was not like ...

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Looking Backward 12.1.216

25 Years Ago November 28, 1991   Bands from Fordland, Norwood, and the Central High School Drum and Bugle Corps from Springfield are slated to be in Ava on Dec. 7, and will join the Ava school bands in the ...

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Looking Backward 11.24.2016

25 Years Ago November 21, 1991   Rain, rain and more rain, we really got it over the weekend which made it very hard for all the deer hunters on opening day. Lorene Heinlein was recognized Oct. 31 at the ...

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