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Storm Knocks Out Power For Many

Ava Electric Dept. employee Toby Sheppard works on a power line in south Ava last Saturday night to restore power following the thunderstorm that passed through the area. Ava’s official rainfall was less than 1.5 inches, although amounts varied throughout ...

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The Snoop 8.9.2012

I would be the first to admit that I’m a far cry from the status of Dan Cathy, chief operating officer of Chick-Fil-A, so my opinion or comments have little or no impact beyond the reaches of those who read ...

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Grass Fire Off AH Highway

Firefighters from Ava Rural and the City of Ava fought a grass fire on AF Highway south of Ava Saturday, July 28, that burned from three to five acres. Due to the extremely dry conditions, firefighters said it would appear ...

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Volunteer Fire Departments Need Your Help

Submitted by George Hetherington, president of the Ava Rural Fire Department Board. Only Douglas County residents who live inside the city limits of Ava and in the extreme northwest corner of the county (Southern Webster County Fire Protection District)have tax ...

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Looking Backward 8.9.2012

  25 Years Ago August 6, 1987   Some area farmers are experi­encing fish kills in their farm ponds, Conservation Agent Bob Cook reported Wednesday.  Cook said this is due, primarily, to a loss of oxygen in the ponds. The ...

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