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The Historic Glade Top Trail

Situated in an area southwest of Ava on the Douglas-Ozark county line is the 23 miles of Glade Top Trail. This is the only National Scenic Byway in Missouri.  The two lane gravel road that winds along the ridgetops and ...

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Noblett Lake Is Again Open To The Public

Mark Twain National Forest’s Noblett Lake is once again open for public use. Mark Twain National Forest Acting Forest Supervisor Teresa Chase has rescinded the Aug. 31, 2011 closure order placed on Noblett Lake after suspected vandals opened the dam ...

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Flash Flood Catches Ava Man Off Guard

Emergency Responders Perform Successful Rescue Donald Lamb, 25, of Ava, said he did not intentionally drive into the flooded Cowskin Creek last Thursday morning. When he approached the low-water slab on Highway Y west of Ava before daybreak, he had ...

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Cucumber Tree?

You have to look real close, but way up there in that maple tree, there are cucumbers! Margaret Herd said she planted cucumbers next to a maple tree in her yard. As the vine grew, it went up the tree ...

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