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Dr. Mary Byrne Speaks Against Common Core

Mary Byrne, Ed.D., spoke on Oct. 28 at the Ava Victory Academy auditorium to about 60 people gathered at a public forum sponsored by the Douglas County Republican Committee. In the audience were concerned parents, grandparents, and teachers, including representatives ...

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Council Holds Oct. 28 Meeting

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava Board of Aldermen convened Tuesday afternoon at 5:00 p.m. to facilitate a routine monthly business session at Ava City Hall. Alderman Burrely Loftin chaired the meeting as council president; Mayor Eddie Maggard was absent. ...

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Looking Backward 10.30.2014

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago October 26, 1989   Welton Gravel and Limestone is in operation this week despite a major fire last Wednesday that completely destroyed the large metal building that housed the op­eration about four miles southeast of Ava. The ...

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The Snoop 11.7.2014

Snoop

Apparently the Halloween gremlins were out in force last Friday night, and their prey was, of all things, my camera. Back in the darkroom days there were occasional glitches caused by inadvertently exposing film or (not that I would do ...

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Looking Backward 11.6.2014

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago November 2, 1989   The Ava-Mtn. Grove football game last Friday night was all that fans had thought it would be –– and a whole lot more. However, the Bears lost to the Panthers in the 5th ...

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