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Strong Desire To Work With Kids

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By Sue Curry Jones Teaching special education was not a part of Ginger Gastineau’s career plan when she graduated from Ava High School in 1993.  Her first choice was a vocation with numbers and a job in the field of ...

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Ava Kiwanis Club Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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Ava Kiwanis Club members, all decked out in their yellow 25th anniversary shirts, pose for a picture at the 25th anniversary celebration last Thursday night. From left, front row, are: Connie Cornelius, Donna Dixon, secretary; Doris Liniger; and Glenda Little, president. ...

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New Beginnings, Old Traditions

Davis Wes ag teacher

By Sue Curry Jones The ‘family farm’ is an expression viewed sentimentally.  For many, it connotes an esteemed lifestyle, a tradition or birthright, and for Ava’s agriculture teacher, Wes Davis, it is the best part of teaching in Ava, it’s ...

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Homegrown With Love For Sports

During college play, Sawyer is shown above, readying at the plate to hit the ball.

By Sue Curry Jones Growing up in a family involved in sports, Jessie Sawyer confesses life would not seem normal without athletics.  She admits that she has always been interested in sports –– she loves being involved, and loves playing.  ...

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