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Dola Mae Gregory

Dola Mae Gregory was born to Rondo and Jessie Burdett on January 26, 1929, in Ava, Missouri, and entered the heavenly gates on February 11, 2016. She was raised in Ava, Missouri, until she graduated from Ava High School and ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 7.26.2016

Fireworks and RIV-ETT With hot weather comes fireworks –– and with fireworks I am reminded of future activities of night-fishing, crawdad gathering, and frogging. First of all, kudos to all of the good people of the community who encourage and ...

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Looking Backward 7.28.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago July 25, 1991 Three Ava businesses have sold recently and all are now operating under new management.  Benny’s Restaurant, across from the Ava High School, was recently purchas-ed by Ralph and Sandra Turley.  Ava Used Furniture on ...

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What About This…? 7.28.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano I don’t like camping.  I mean real camping out in the boonies, in a tent, for some time.  I’ve done my share.  Motorcy­cle camping trips for thou­sands of miles (no motels), and lots of just plain ...

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George the Peacock Dead at 10 Years Old


For nearly three years, the resolute perseverance and  caw-cawing of a neighborhood peacock has wafted through the southeast section of town, near water tower hill.  Wandering far from home, the peacock came to town and found a new roosting spot ...

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