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Looking Backward 1.29.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago January 25, 1990   AHS seniors Halle Adams and Laura Hall were named Hoopcom­ing King and Queen at the Ava-Mtn. Grove Basketball game here last Friday night. Despite opposition from a small group of patrons, the Ava ...

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Wade Dismisses Petition Against Ron Wallace

Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wade has dismissed the Quo Warranto petition filed against Ava School Board Vice-President Ron Wallace. The Quo Warranto petition, filed by the former prosecuting attorney, alleges that Mr. Wallace violated the State nepotism law when ...

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School Board Meets Jan. 15

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava R-1 School Board held their first meeting in the New Year on Thursday, Jan. 15. Lacy Diel, an Ava High School sophomore, who now serves as student representative to the board, joined the group ...

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What About This…? 1.22.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano We were visiting friends over the holidays and when we stopped at Shirley and Walter Jessen’s home we got into a discussion about door-to-door peddlers. Walter reminded us that in the City of Ava such sales ...

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Looking Backward 1.22.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago January 18, 1990   Herman E. Davis, retired Ava banker, will begin his duties Monday as C of C director. He succeeds J.G. Heinlein who retired last fall after filling that office for about 2 ½ years. ...

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Julia Carryl Brown, 67

Julia Carryl (Bradley) Brown was born the daughter of Wilford Woodrow “Bill” Bradley and Mona Belle (Warrick) Bradley on May 31, 1947, at Gainesville, Mo., and departed this life on Jan. 18, 2015, at Springfield, Mo., at the age of ...

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Lillian Byrd, 93

Lillian Byrd, 93, formerly of Ava, passed away Jan. 15, 2015 in Rolla, Mo. Lillian was born Jan. 14, 1922 in Caruthersville, Mo. to Ralph and Ruby Lux. She is survived by her children, Edith Light and husband Raymond, Rolla, ...

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