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Looking Backward 4.21.2016

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago April 18, 1991   Ava High’s Bill Brusselback took top honors in the Alpha Rho Tau Art Festival held at Gainesville recently.  Brusselback captured 21 points in the art show, which featured work by some 500-area ...

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Looking Backward 4.14.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago April 11, 1991   It’s official. Douglas County Commission will ask voters to ap­prove another one-half cent county sales tax at a special election on June 4. Jim Greene, president of the Citizens Bank of Ava, was ...

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Looking Backward 3.31.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago March 28, 1991   Norwood Producers Auction Yards, Inc., a shareholder corpora­tion owned by farmers and ranchers of the area, will hold its grand opening sale at 10 a.m. next Friday, April 5. Located on the north ...

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Looking Backward 3.24.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago March 21, 1991   The Ava Lions Club schedules various fundraising activities throughout the year. But the next fundraiser should also be a “fun” raiser.  The Lions will be having their first annual amateur fishing tournament on ...

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Looking Backward 3.17.2016

25 Years Ago March 14, 1991   Ava High School senior Danny Schnieder, who set a new single-game scoring record for the Bears when he scored 41 points against Cabool here on Feb. 1, was named to the South Central ...

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Looking Backward 3.3.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 28, 1991   The Missouri Department of Conservation will release river otters in two Douglas County streams next week.  Conservation Agent Bob Cook said otters will be released into Bryant Creek at the Rippee Wildlife Management ...

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Looking Backward 2.25.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 21, 1991   Seventh District Congressman Mel Hancock was keynote speaker at the Support Group Rally held Saturday afternoon in the Ava High School Gymnasium.  More than 800 people attended the rally, including representatives from all ...

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Looking Backward 2.18.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 14, 1991   The main building housing the office and shop of Johnson’s Salvage and Wrecker Service north of Ava was destroyed by fire last Saturday afternoon.  Grass fire that got away from a neighbor appar­ently ...

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Looking Backward 2.11.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 7, 1991   Jean’s Healthway moved to a new location at 1016 North Jeffer­son and is now serving the public from a completely remodeled facil­ity that provides the business with almost twice the floor space as ...

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Looking Backward 2.4.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago January 31, 1991   Two rural churches were bur­glarized last week, with P.A. sys­tems being the targeted items taken in both cases.  At Walnut Grove Church, on Route A southwest of Ava, three speakers, a microwave oven, ...

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