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Looking Backward 2.19.2015

Looking Backward

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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Looking Backward 1.22.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago January 18, 1990   Herman E. Davis, retired Ava banker, will begin his duties Monday as C of C director. He succeeds J.G. Heinlein who retired last fall after filling that office for about 2 ½ years. ...

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Looking Backward 1.15.2015

  25 Years Ago January 11, 1990   Douglas County native Miranda Welton recently assumed the posi­tion of county executive director for ASCS offices in Douglas and Ozark counties. Miss Welton, 23, a 1988 graduate of the University of Missouri, ...

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Looking Backward 1.7.2015

25 Years Ago January 4, 1990   Sheriffs from at least five southwest Missouri counties and another five officers from the Mis­souri Department of Agriculture joined Douglas County Sheriff Roldan Turner at a public meeting here Tuesday night, which focused ...

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Looking Backward 1.1.2015

25 Years Ago December 28, 1989   Area farmers and ranchers are bonding together to combat the increasing problem of cattle rus­tling in this area.   Douglas County Sheriff Roldan Turner is working with the farmers in setting up a meeting. ...

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Looking Backward 12.18.2014

25 Years Ago December 14, 1989   Snowfall in the Ava area was light last Thursday night, but the frozen precipitation made black­topped surfaces very slippery. Two local performers of tradi­tional arts have been recognized by the University of Missouri ...

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Looking Backward 12.11.2014

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago December 7, 1989   The Ava Business Women’s Club Miss Merry Christmas is Kathy Stamper and Master Merry Christmas is Travis Robertson. Joe Miller announced this week that he has opened a barbershop on the south side ...

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