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Looking Backward 8.20.2015

25 Years Ago August 16, 1990   Ava Masonic Lodge No. 26 will present Joe Pitts with a 50-year membership jewel on Saturday evening, Aug. 18, at the lodge hall in Ava. With an increased interest in the sport of ...

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Looking Backward 8.13.2015

25 Years Ago August 9, 1990   The race for the GOP nomina­tion for state representative of the 146th District came down to a battle between two Ava residents Tues­day night, and incumbent Mervin Case held off challenger Mary Lou ...

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Looking Backward 8.6.2015

25 Years Ago August 2, 1990   The City of Ava was host on July 26 to the district meeting of South Central Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers.  Ava alder­men Oren Alcorn, Herman Davis and Delmar Guthery were present ...

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Looking Backward 7.16.2015

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25 Years Ago July 12, 1990   Work on Highway 14 and Busi­ness Route 5 through Ava was continued this week as the Missouri Highway and Transportation Department began work on the corner of the business route at the Intersection ...

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Looking Backward 6.4.2015

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25 Years Ago May 31, 1990   A Kansas couple is in the custody of the Douglas County Jail on burglary and related charges following a series of break-ins west of Ava Tuesday. Burglarized were the homes of George Roberts, ...

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Looking Backward 5.7.2015

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25 Years Ago May 3, 1990   Jerry Wade announces the opening of Laurelwood Stable south of Ava, just off Douglas County Route A. The new barn and training facility includes a 252-foot by 110-foot insulated barn with a 200×60 ...

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Looking Backward 3.19.2015

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25 Years Ago March 15, 1990   The Ava City Council has authorized the city attorney to begin a civil suit against a local bank to recover interest the city says it lost through action of that bank. At Monday ...

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Looking Backward 3.12.2015

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  25 Years Ago March 8, 1990   Dirt work has begun at the show grounds of the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association north of Ava as the association makes preparation to begin construction of three new barns. If ...

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Looking Backward 3.5.2015

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago February 29, 1990   The Ava fifth-grade class had the privilege of initiating the new school cafeteria last Friday as those students were the first to eat a meal in the facility. The Ava High School ...

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Looking Backward 2.26.2015

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago February 22, 1990   Ava High School band students participated in the South Central Association all-conference honor band at Willow Springs on Jan. 27. From Ava were Renee Alvarez, Rhonda Lee, Genessa McCullough and Genet McCullough. ...

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