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FFA Chapter Holds Annual Banquet

Retiring FFA President Deevala Rawlings (left) is presented a plaque of appreciation by 2014-15 President Molly Henderson at the close of the annual FFA Banquet last Friday night.

By Molly Henderson FFA President 2014-15 The Ava FFA Chapter held their annual banquet, Friday, May 2, at 6 p.m. at the high school cafeteria. Members and guests were provided with a meal which consisted of grilled chicken, corn, scalloped ...

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Fire Dept. Wins TV

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The Eastern Douglas County Volunteer Fire Department entered a contest by Missouri 1 Call, with the main focus of getting the word out to the public to call before you dig. EDCVFD hung a “Call before you dig” banner on ...

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Ava Wins JV Tournament at Houston

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The Ava junior varsity baseball team took first place in the JV tournament at Houston last Saturday. Ava defeated Salem 14-8 and Houston 12-3 for first place in the round robin event. Pictured above are, from left: Coach Kenneth James, ...

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4th Graders Visit Rep. Rowland

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On Wednesday, April 23, the 4th grade classes from Ava Elementary visited with Rep. Lyle Rowland at the state capitol and other sites in Jefferson City.  They were accompanied by their teachers Patty Nelson, Connie Dean, Angela Ewing, Annette Copeland,  Debbie Boeddeker, ...

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Halle Eggleston Awarded Hagan Scholarship

Halle Eggleston, a senior at Ava High School, has been awarded the prestigious Hagan Scholarship, a full-ride scholarship to the college of her choice. The Hagan Scholarships are for high achieving and self motivated students in need of financial assistance ...

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