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Board Holds Session on Transportation

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Administrator deceives board members and bus route owners – whether actions were intentional or unintentional damage was done. By Sue Curry Jones The Ava R-I School Board held a transportation study session Monday, June 6, with four board members present ...

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2016-17 Missouri Airport Directory Now Available


JEFFERSON CITY –– The new 2016-17 Missouri Airport Directory is now available. The directory offers aerial photographs and detailed descriptions of all 123 Missouri public-use airports.  It includes information specific to the landing facility as well as local area attractions ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 5.12.2016

River Classifications Spring rains have arrived; the grass is greening, and Hawthorns and Wild Plums have been blooming, soon to be followed by the beautiful Red Buds and then Dogwood blooms in the woods. The Eagles are long gone from ...

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Ava R-I Reports on Closed Sessions

By Sue Curry Jones According to closed session reports provided by Superintendent Dr. Nancy Lawler, on April 29 the Ava Board of Education met with Attorney Virginia Fry, of Husch Blackwell LLP, of Springfield, for legal advice, and  no voting ...

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The Snoop 5.5.2016

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I don’t know if the fish are getting dumber or the fishermen are getting smarter, but this spring has seen an unusually high number of state records set by anglers. The Missouri Department of Conservation confirms that nine state records ...

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National Nursing Home Week Recognized

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Ava Mayor David Norman was at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Monday to present a proclamation in recognition of National Nursing Home Week, May 8-14. In the photo above are residents (seated from left): LaVern Ashby, James Jones, James Halcomb, ...

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Can You Give One Hour a Week?

The Ava Senior Center is in need of volunteers to help with the homebound meal program. If you can spare just one hour a week or twice a month as either a driver or a “runner”, contact the Ava Senior ...

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