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General Interest

Ava Senior Center

Our menu for this week includes:  Monday, August 20—Open face turkey sandwich, mixed vegetables, cookie.  Tuesday, August 21—BBQ beef sandwich, tater tots, coleslaw, salad bar, cobbler.  Wednesday, August 22—Country fried steak, potatoes and gravy, peas and carrots, fruit.  Thursday, August ...

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Signs and Gates For The Bateman

Great things are happening at the Bateman Ranch in the Ava District of the Mark Twain National Forest. Trail riders and hikers will be excited to find a new trail numbering system that will help guide them through the 1,000 ...

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T.O.P.S.

Tuesday, July 31st we were called to order by Sharon and we had a total of 14 weighing in with a loss of 19 lbs. High loser was Rachel. The next scavenger hunt is on the July issue of T.O.P.S. ...

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Douglas County Museum

There is a certain citizen living near Ava who for some time has bought his flour from Mansfield and other places, but on last Saturday, when he learned what bargains he had lost by not buying the celebrated Ava Roller ...

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T.O.P.S.

Tuesday, July 24th we were called to order by Sharon and a total of 12 weighed in with a loss of 9.75 lbs. The top loser was Linda. Kathleen, Judy and Margaret all received walking charms. This weeks lesson was ...

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Douglas County Museum

Lyons Mill was among the earliest mills in Douglas County.  Samuel Ford built the original structure in the 1840’s, but his habit of drowning overnight guests for their money cut short his career as an innmaster.  The land was auctioned ...

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Big Bob's Fishing Report

By Bob Stickles-Big Bob’s Bait & Tackle Not much has changed nor will it change until weather changes, lake level changes or fall gets here. The best bass fishing is still at night and plastic worms, saltcraws and jigs are ...

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T.O.P.S.

Tuesday, July 10th – the meeting was called to order by Sharon. We had a total of 17 weigh in. The top loser was Sharon. The top winners of the 4th of July Picnic drawings were 1st – Evelyn with ...

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Douglas County Museum

Ann was a town in Douglas County in 1904 located three and one-quarter miles northwest of Florilla; Biggs was seven and one-half miles south of Phlegeton; Granada was shown to be two and one-half miles northwest of Beaver.  It was ...

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