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The meeting was started at 10 a.m. at Ruby’s Restaurant. We said the pledge of allegiance then called the club collect. Marie, Carol, Doris were all in attendance. The devotion was read by Sharon “Words of Comfort.” Doris read “A ...

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Coupon Curiousity

Thanks to Hurricane Bill, we received several days of rain and now the hot weather that follows. The heat wave would be tolerable, but once the humidity is factored in, it isn’t, or at least that’s this Texas girl’s opinion. ...

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Homemade Products To Help Save Money

By: Mindy Johnson   Summer is finally here and the thermostat has no problem proving it either! Even though the heat causes some discomfort, what’s not to love about summer? Summer is a time to enjoy vacations, creeks, pool time, ...

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Jenkins Reunion

Jenkins Reunion Held The remaining children of the late Lee and Mavie (Applegate) Jenkins held their annual reunion at Pauline Richards big red shed this year. It is always on the Saturday before Memorial Day. There are four left and ...

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Ava Saddle Club

Our Fun Show Saddle Series has started! Our first show was held on May 9th with a good turn out despite the weather forecast. We made it through all the classes just before the storms. We had contestants from pee-wee ...

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Stone House Diary – Pure Heaven

It’s been a good week. The rain that fell and fell and fell finally slowed, then stopped. Overcast skies became mostly cloudy with a chance of sun. The mist and haze made for unusually cool end-of-May days, while late sprays ...

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Community Foundation Supports Project Graduation


The Douglas County Community Foundation presented the Ava High School Project Graduation Committee with a check for $2,000 Tuesday evening. Accepting the check on behalf of Project Graduation was Tara Johnson (second from left). Community Foundation members pictured are (from ...

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High Water Closes Roads In County


Barricades really were not necessary to keep motorists from driving through Cowskin Creek on Highway Y west of Ava last Saturday morning with this logjam blocking the road. The water had been much higher than it was when this picture ...

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