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Ava School Board Meeting 2.18.2016

By Sue Curry Jones Controversy surrounding student transportation was once again the focus of the Ava R-I School Board meeting held on Thursday, Feb. 19, in the school.  Emphasis on the topic of student transportation initially started last year in ...

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ATVs on the Katy Trail?

Have you walked or bicycled on the Katy Trail? Metallic blue indigo buntings and yellow finches dart in front of you. The tunnel of trees shades you from the hot sun. The river flows nearby, and little streams nearby gurgle ...

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Tuesday Night Bunco

Sharon Jenkins was hostess for Tuesday evening Bunco. Sharon won 1st, Lucille Jenkins, 2nd, Janet Sallee, door prize, with Allie Gentry winning consolation. After one hour of games, refreshments were served to the winners and these other regular members: Jewell ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 2.11.2016

Eagles and Turkey Vulture Hey, I am going out on a limb, and contrary to most experts, I am predicting an early spring.  That seems crazy because as I am writing this column the snow flurries are blowing through Hunter ...

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Memories Are Like Seeds

By Barbara Daniel A long walk through the woods on a warm winter day brings memories of another time.  And, time stood still.  Memories stored, mostly an assortment of places and times gone by, mostly history and folklore.  The change ...

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City of Ava Announces Planned Power Outage

On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at 11:59 p.m., the power will be shut off for scheduled maintenance between Sho-Me Power Electric and the City of Ava. The outage is scheduled to last approximately one-hour, with power being returned to customers ...

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