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Overnight Snowfall Tuesday Night


Those who got up early Wednesday morning saw that the Ava are received a light accumulation of snow overnight. Heavy snow began falling after 11 p.m. Tuesday, but with the ground still warm from several days of springlike temperatures and ...

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The Snoop 2.25.2015


Congratulations to Coach Sanders and the Ava Lady Bears who pulled off a major upset victory over Mtn. View-Liberty last Saturday in the first round of district play. Liberty had just defeated the Ava girls by 20 points at home ...

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Local Resident Offers Comfort to Children


Marilyn Sickler, a Douglas County resident who lives on A Highway, recently undertook a special project to help others, but the task had to be something she could do while sitting, as she is recovering from hip replacement surgery.  Marilyn, ...

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Looking Backward 2.25.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 21, 1991   Seventh District Congressman Mel Hancock was keynote speaker at the Support Group Rally held Saturday afternoon in the Ava High School Gymnasium.  More than 800 people attended the rally, including representatives from all ...

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City Council Holds Tuesday Meeting

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava Board of Aldermen and city officials convened this week on Tuesday, Feb. 23, for a business meeting.  Councilmen present were Stan Lovan, Leon Harris, Burrely Loftin and Keith Jones. In closed session, the board ...

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Wanda Marie Woolman

Wanda Marie Woolman, 72 years, 11 months, and 17 days old, passed to Heaven on Feb. 14, 2016 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Mo. Wanda was born Feb. 28, 1943 in Buckhart, Mo., to Peter Lyle and Beulah Marie ...

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