Looking Backward

Looking Backward

25 years ago Two juveniles reported missing from Webster County were apprehended Thursday morning in Douglas County ending a flurry of vandalism and thefts involving...

75th Anniversary of the January 1944 Launch of USS Missouri

  Photograph credit Army Signal Corps Collection U.S. National Archives Catalog # USA C-4626. USS Missouri holds a special place in American naval history. The ship...

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25 years ago The Ava Post Office announces that 24-hour box lobby service will be available, beginning Friday, Jan. 28.  Wanda Williams, of Ava, board member...

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25 years ago Winter weather has been flirting with the Ozarks since a pre-season snowfall blanketed the area on Halloween.  But the elements struck with...

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25 years ago Joe Murphy, alderman from the east ward on the Ava City Council, filed for re-election this week. Also filing for the same...

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25 years ago Paul C. Martin, longtime ranger of the Ava Ranger District, U.S. Forest Service, retired Jan. 3.  Martin, district ranger here since 1975,...

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25 years ago Road crews were out this week spreading chemicals and abrasives on area roads after a thin layer of frozen precipitation fell during...

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25 years ago Fire that caused serious damage to the Gary Stigall residence last Thursday evening broke out around the electric cooktop range.  Firemen contained...

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25 years ago The community nativity scene at the junction of Highways 5 and 14 was erected last Saturday by a group of community volunteers....

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        25 years ago The Douglas County Commission has hired Smith & Edwards, a Mountain Grove contractor, to install an elevator in the Douglas County Courthouse. ...
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