School News

School Board Topics Include Evaluation Standards, Professional Development

The Ava R-1 Board of Education met in regular session last Thursday night with all board members present. Much of the meeting focused on new...

Norwood School Board Meets Sept. 19

The Norwood R-1 School Board met Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the school. The agenda was adopted and the consent agenda items were approved. John Eaton, superintendent,...

Homecoming Week at Ava High School

Homecoming Week is under way Sept. 24-28, with the Homecoming football game on Friday night.  The theme for Homecoming is “Game On!” Theme days include: Monday...

Ava Runners Compete at Nixa, Missouri Southern

On Sept. 18, Ava Bears Cross Country competed at the Nixa Invitational held on a 3.1 mile grass course beside Nixa’s Inman Elementary. A total...

Bears Drop 23-20 SCA Decision To Salem Tigers Friday Night

Austin Gastineau intercepted a Salem pass with just under 2 minutes left on the game clock at Salem last Friday night to give the...

Is Your School In the Battle?

High Schools Compete in Statewide Battle of the Belt Competition JEFFERSON CITY – Early autumn battles between high schools normally remind you of the gridiron....

Skyline School Board Hears Audit Report

The Skyline R-2 School Board met in regular session on Thursday, Sept. 20 with four members present. The consent agenda items were discussed and...

7th & 8th Grade Volleyball Teams Play Cabool and Houston

On Sept. 18, the Ava Middle School volleyball teams traveled to Cabool. Ava 8th grade beat Cabool in a 3-game match. In Game 1...

Lady Bears Beat Thayer, Lebanon In Softball

The Ava Lady Bears traveled to Thayer last Thursday, Sept. 13, to face the Lady Bobcats in South Central Association action. Ava won the slugfest...

Lady Bears Fall To Forsyth, Houston In Volleyball Action

The Ava Lady Bears dropped a volleyball match to Forsyth in straight sets Thursday, Sept. 13, on the home court. The Panthers slipped by Ava...
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Douglas County Veterans Are Busy Counting Days Till The Wall Arrives

By Larry Morrison  It seems that sometimes in life one is just busier than other times.  This is one of those times for the Douglas...

Tuesday Bunco Meets

Nubbin Ridge Homemakers

Goodhope Ministries