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School Board Holds Special Closed Session

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava R-I School Board held a special closed session meeting on Thursday, August 11, and according to the agenda, the principal topic was personnel. Superintendent Dr. Nancy Lawler reports board members voted to hire Jennifer ...

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Looking Backward 8.18.2016

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago August 15, 1991 A 22-year-old Ava man who attempted to run from officers late Saturday night came to an abrupt halt when the pickup he was driving went out of control and hit a tree along ...

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What About This…? 8.18.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano PLEASE READ ALL OF THIS. Some time ago I passed on an idea that Rosalie had that would almost certainly protect any of us from ever leaving a child in the back seat of a hot ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 8.10.2016

Summertime in the Mountains, Part I My theory on adventure travel is simple. When the snowflakes are flying thru the Ozarks in February, unlike some who will head to the ski slopes, I am headed for white sand and palm ...

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What About This…? 8.10.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano One of the many (many, many) problems you encounter when you have frequent political discussions with someone who has almost perfect recall (such as my Cousin Billy) is that promises or predictions you made in the ...

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Looking Backward 8.10.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago August 8, 1991 A brief but powerful summer storm unleashed its fury on the Ava area last Sunday afternoon, bringing heavy rain to the immediate Ava area, but also causing extensive damage in some areas. Colonel C.E. ...

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