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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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Homecoming Week at Ava High School

Homecoming Week is under way Sept. 24-28, with the Homecoming football game on Friday night.  The theme for Homecoming is “Game On!” Theme days include: Monday – Gear Up!  Students wear the jerseys of their favorite players or represent their ...

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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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Bears in the County

This momma bear and two cubs created considerable excitement when they decided to take refuge in a tree outside of Ava Wednesday night. A large crowd gathered  Wednesday evening to see the animals, and surprisingly enough, they stayed around Thursday ...

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