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Local Kids ‘Shop With a Cop’

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The ‘Shop With a Cop’ program was able to help 39 kids of the local community this year through grants from Walmart and White River Valley Electric Co-Op. Officers shopping with the kids are, from left, top row: Missouri Highway Patrol ...

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Turkey Trot Was Fun for All

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As shown in the pictures above, the first annual Healthy Schools Healthy Communities Turkey Trot  was a success and a lot of fun.  There were several drawings for great prizes with winners as follows: Crystal Lee, Tara Anders, and Micca ...

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Migrating Pelicans Make Stop In Ava

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A flock of about 3 dozen American white pelicans made a stop in Ava this week. These birds were found Tuesday morning on the city lagoon near the MoDOT maintenance building. Conservation Agent Mark Henry said it is not unusual ...

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Ava FFA Members Attend National Convention

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FFA attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., on Oct 29-31. The top 13 fundraisers qualified to go. Those attending were, from left, front row: Wes Davis (advisor), Kayla Cornett, Troy Herrell, Elizabeth Tucker, Hailey Herrell, Mark Blakey, Molly ...

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SCA Coaches Name All-Conference Athletes

Ava Bears receiving all-conference honors in football for the 2014 season are, from left, back row: 1st team–Kane Thompson, Nate Bray, Tristan Haltom and Colton Akers; and 2nd team–Shannon Porter and Caleb McFarlin. Receiving honorable mention were (in front, from left): John Luebbering, Paul Porter, Gerald Smith and Cody Huff.

Coaches of the South Central Association met last week and named all-conference teams in football, softball and volleyball. In addition, coaches of the Southwest Cross Country Coaches Association have named all-Southwest District Cross Country teams in classes 1-4. The Southwest ...

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