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Looking Backward 6.4.2015

Looking Backward

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

Looking Backward

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

Looking Backward

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

Looking Backward

  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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Looking Backward 2.19.2015

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25 Years Ago February 15, 1990   The Ken Melton home, located northwest of Ava on Airport Road, was destroyed y fire last Friday morning. The fire was reported just after 7 a.m., and Sheriff Roldan Turner said witnesses reported ...

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Looking Backward 2.12.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 8, 1990   Four individuals were rescued from the floodwaters of Cowskin Creek last Thursday afternoon after the car in which they were riding was swept off the low-water slab on a county road west of ...

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Looking Backward 2.5.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 1, 1990   Forsyth defeated Ava for the third time this season last Saturday night to claim the championship of the Ava Invitational Tournament. But Coach Jess Blevins said he would welcome an opportunity to play ...

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Looking Backward 1.29.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago January 25, 1990   AHS seniors Halle Adams and Laura Hall were named Hoopcom­ing King and Queen at the Ava-Mtn. Grove Basketball game here last Friday night. Despite opposition from a small group of patrons, the Ava ...

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