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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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Constitution Week Proclaimed Sept. 17-23

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Local members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met at City Hall Tuesday afternoon to witness the signing of a Constitution Week proclamation by Ava Mayor Eddie Maggard. Constitution week will be observed Sept. 17-23. Sept. 17 marks ...

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New Beginnings, Old Traditions

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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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