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Graduation May 12 at Ava Victory Academy

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Ava Victory Academy’s 8th grade and senior high graduation will be Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m., in the school’s multi-purpose room. Seniors pictured above are, from left to right, back row: Valedictorian Rachel Lynn Veenstra, Joshua John Cotrone, Salutatorian ...

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Ava’s New Roundabout In Place


We were told it was coming, but no one knew when. Then Wednesday morning, without warning or announcement, MoDOT workers began measuring marking and laying out the roundabout that is now in place at the intersection of North Jefferson and ...

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What About This…? 5.5.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano The loss of the DoCo Recycling Center was very unfortunate but understandable. They say that funds earmarked for the very important goals of DoCo were being spent to keep the recycling center operating in Douglas County, ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 4.28.2016

Let’s Go Whitewater While there are several exciting whitewater runs in Arkansas, there are just a few available runs in Missouri. In southwest Missouri, and only during times of high water, one can float three Taney County whitewater steams: Roark ...

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Looking Backward 4.28.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago April 18, 1991   The Ava Zoning Commission denied a request Monday morning that would have rezoned a six-acre plot in east Ava from agricultural to general business designation.  The zoning change, filed by Rod Alms, Ava, ...

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Letter to the Editor – Smart Meters

I have followed the material on the Itron Centron electric meters to be installed in Ava. It’s good that they won’t be continuously spewing microwaves 24/7 (at least, not right away), however, even when used with a mobile collection device ...

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Cunningham Report 4.28.2016

Protecting Missouri From Illegal Foreign Criminals This week at the Capitol, my legislation creating the crime of illegal reentry, Senate Bill 612, was perfected and passed in the Senate. This bill would make it a Class C felony – carrying ...

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