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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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What About This…? 11.6.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano I heard that cars may soon come with cameras trained on the driver to detect signs of rage or fatigue. They say that when these states are indicated by facial expressions picked up by the cameras, ...

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What About This…? 10.30.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano Black yarn spider webs turning up in many room corners of our home. Desiccated ears of corn artistically tied together and stacked like the year’s harvest. Tiny witches riding miniscule brooms gliding over countertops. Bat silhouettes ...

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What About This…? 10.23.2014

By Wayne William Cipriano As you may have surmised, this is an opinion column. I am not a reporter. I read as did you the proposed amendments to the Missouri Con­stitution that we will accept or reject on Tuesday, Nov. ...

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School Board Meeting Change

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For those interested in attending the October meeting of the Ava R-1 School Board, please be advised the board has changed the meeting date to Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will convene in the Board of Education ...

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