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Looking Backward 1.28.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago January 24, 1991   A group of 16 Lions Club mem­bers from Missouri took some 7,000 pairs of used eyeglasses to Guatemala earlier this month with a goal of fitting 1,000 to 1,200 peo­ple with glasses.  Ava ...

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Looking Backward 1.21.2016

25 Years Ago January 17, 1991   The Ava High School Bears won three games in the Seymour Tournament last week, closing the tournament with a big 66-62 win over top-ranked and previously unbeaten Mansfield on Saturday night to claim ...

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Looking Backward 1.14.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago January 10, 1991   Ava Mayor Bud Norman said this week that the city is spending approximately $1,000 per day on materials and labor associated with the stubborn winter storm that has its grips on the area. ...

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Looking Backward 1.7.2016

25 Years Ago January 3, 1991   After a couple of pleasant, sunny days early last week, another round of snow moved into the area early Thursday morning, leaving an accumulation of about three inches on top of the still-present ...

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Looking Backward 12.31.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago December 27, 1990   The Ozarks turned into a winter wonderland last weekend after freezing precipitation, mostly in the form of sleet, fell across the area. The U.S. Forest Service recorded a low temperature Saturday morning of ...

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Looking Backward 12.24.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago December 20, 1990   Some two dozen FBI agents called off their search last Friday for the body of a Kansas City woman believed to be buried on an Ozark County farm near Thorn­field.   Acting on information ...

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Looking Backward 12.17.2015

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago December 13, 1990   Wanda Lou Bautts was recently named winner of the Award of Excellence in the area of the arts at an annual Rogers (Ark.) Thanks­giving Prayer Breakfast.  Mrs. Bautts, a singer, was recognized ...

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Looking Backward 10.1.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago September 27, 1990   The “boys” of Civilian Conser­vation Corps Company 1733 will hold their second reunion at Ava on Friday, Oct. 5. Twenty-one years after the Ava Municipal Swimming Pool was constructed, the Department of Natural ...

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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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