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Looking Backward 5.29.2014

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25 Years Ago May 25, 1989   The major power outage that disrupted electrical service to the Red Bud Village senior citizens housing development here last week may cost the city as much as $6,000 to $7,000 by the time ...

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Looking Backward 5.22.2014

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25 Years Ago May 18, 1989   Members of the Ava High School graduating class of 1929 gathered at the Alumni Banquet Saturday night for 60-year reunion. Members of the class are Erma Jennings, Lorene Malloy Cabe, Dicey Valentine, Gwendolyn ...

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Looking Backward 5.15.2014

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25 Years Ago May 11, 1989   Grand Opening festivities will begin today at the newly remodeled and greatly enlarged Town & Country Supermarket in Ava. Store Manager Larry Johnson says the store has more than doubled in size, enlarging ...

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Looking Backward 5.8.2014

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25 Years Ago May 4, 1989   Members of the Top Ten Percent of the Ava High School graduating class of 1989 are Michelle Morgan, Melissa Davis, Brandon Schmacht, Scott Silvey, Tim Noll, salutatorian; Monica Bruffett, valedictorian; Crystal English, Billie ...

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Looking Backward 5.1.2014

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25 Years Ago April 27, 1989   Ava Mayor Bud Norman signed a proclamation this week declaring May 1-5 University Extension Week in Ava. David Wilcox, Springfield, was the first to cross the finish line here Saturday to complete the ...

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Looking Backward 4.17.2014

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25 Years Ago April 13, 1989   Two new directors were seated on the Ava R-1 Board of Education Monday Night before the board waded into a rather lengthy agenda. At the onset of the session, out-going members Pete Mooney ...

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Looking Backward 4.10.2014

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25 Years Ago April 6, 1989   A busload of Ava School children escaped injury last Wednesday afternoon north of Ava. The bus, driven by Elmer Strong, had just left school and was making its first stop, but none of ...

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Looking Backward 4.3.2014

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago March 30, 1989   Next Tuesday voters in the Ava R-1 School District will decide the fate of a levy increase that would allow the school to build a new cafeteria to serve the some 950 ...

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Looking Backward 4.3.2014

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago March 30, 1989   Next Tuesday voters in the Ava R-1 School District will decide the fate of a levy increase that would allow the school to build a new cafeteria to serve the some 950 students ...

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Looking Backward 1.9.2014

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago January 5, 1989   The Douglas County Historical and Genealogical Society is well on its way toward the establishment of a county museum in Ava. The Ava High School Bears will enter the Seymour tournament next ...

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