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Looking Backward 12.5.2013

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago December 1, 1988   Two households were left homeless when fire destroyed a duplex in north Ava Tuesday morning. The fire broke out at about 10:30 a.m. and quickly engulfed the entire upper portion of the two-story ...

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What About This . . .? 12.5.2013

By Wayne William Cipriano About midway through my junior year in high school I realized that I knew pretty much everything that was important.  There were some facts and things of which I was unaware but all the really necessary ...

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Looking Backward 11.28.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago November 24, 1988   The Ava High School Bears will open the 1988-89 cage season Nov. 28 at the top seed in the Forsyth Tournament. Goldie, owned by George Coggin of Bonaventure Stables, Wasola, and rider ...

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What About This . . .?

By Wayne William Cipriano As the holiday season approaches, one of the recurring themes we hear is the plight of the poor in our country.  Those of us living in this harbor of luxury feel the differences between “us” and ...

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The Snoop 11.28.13

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Somebody sent me this by e-mail this week. You may have received it, too. If so, I apologize for the repetition, but I thought some of the questions are worth consideration. Such as: • Why do supermarkets (or department stores) ...

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Melvin Thompson, 75

Melvin Thompson, age 75, of Ava, Mo., formerly of Topeka, Kan., passed away at his home in Ava Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. He was born Nov. 9, 1938 in Topeka the son of Roy C. Thompson and Juanita M. Huntsman ...

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Elva Irene Richards, 85

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Elva Irene Richards, 85 years, passed to heaven on Nov. 22, 2013 at Mercy Hospital. Irene was born Nov. 16, 1928 in Roy, Mo., to Orla and Anna (Morgan) Bricker. Irene and  Jack Richards were united in marriage on March ...

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Mack Gentry Miller, 95

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Mack Gentry Miller, 95ݣears old, passed to heaven on Nov. 24, 2013 at Heart of the Ozarks Health Care Center in Ava, Mo., with his family by his side. Mack was born March 9, 1918 in Bryant, Mo., to John ...

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