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Ava R-1 School Board Meets February 19

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava R-1 School Board met on Thursday, Feb. 19 for monthly business, with all board members present. The first action item on the evening agenda was payment of monthly bills totaling $211,583.86. During closed session, ...

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Mayor Appoints Fire Chief

Tom Woods of Ava was installed as fire chief of the Ava Volunteer Fire Department on Tuesday. The oath of office was administered by City Clerk Suzanne Welsh, right, during city council meeting.

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava Board of Aldermen convened on Tuesday afternoon for a brief session of city business, as council members proceeded to fulfill the task of confirming Mayor David Norman’s selection of Fire Chief for the City ...

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What About This…? 2.26.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano It always brings a smile to my face when I hear a newsreader on television or the radio explain why the stock market went up or down today. Thousands and thousands of people making millions of ...

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Looking Backward 2.19.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 15, 1990   The Ken Melton home, located northwest of Ava on Airport Road, was destroyed y fire last Friday morning. The fire was reported just after 7 a.m., and Sheriff Roldan Turner said witnesses reported ...

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What About This…? 2.19.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano Another week has gone by without a United States Military death in combat in the Middle East. It is too much to hope that this string of weeks without death of our fighting women and men ...

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Winter Canoeing – by Roger Wall

Well, did you get a new paddle for Christmas or maybe even better a new kayak or canoe and are just dying to put it in some moving water. During past January and February thaws, I have occasionally been able ...

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