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When Will This Weather Break?

When the snow quit falling last weekend, county equipment operator Darrell George came in Sunday morning to clear the parking areas around the courthouse and sheriff's office. County Commissioner Craig Cunningham was also there to assist in the clean-up effort.

Maybe, just maybe, when this current winter storm pattern moves out we will see a moderation in temperatures and a weather change. This region was locked in a winter mode for practically all of February, and since Feb. 15 there ...

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Ava Bears are scheduled to open their baseball season a week from Saturday with a jamboree at Springfield Catholic, but its going to be a little difficult to practice until there is a break in the weather. Kerr Field, shown ...

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Mayor Appoints Fire Chief

Tom Woods of Ava was installed as fire chief of the Ava Volunteer Fire Department on Tuesday. The oath of office was administered by City Clerk Suzanne Welsh, right, during city council meeting.

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava Board of Aldermen convened on Tuesday afternoon for a brief session of city business, as council members proceeded to fulfill the task of confirming Mayor David Norman’s selection of Fire Chief for the City ...

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Wade Dismisses Petition Against Ron Wallace


Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wade has dismissed the Quo Warranto petition filed against Ava School Board Vice-President Ron Wallace. The Quo Warranto petition, filed by the former prosecuting attorney, alleges that Mr. Wallace violated the State nepotism law when ...

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