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Looking Backward 3.17.2016

25 Years Ago March 14, 1991   Ava High School senior Danny Schnieder, who set a new single-game scoring record for the Bears when he scored 41 points against Cabool here on Feb. 1, was named to the South Central ...

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Looking Backward 3.3.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 28, 1991   The Missouri Department of Conservation will release river otters in two Douglas County streams next week.  Conservation Agent Bob Cook said otters will be released into Bryant Creek at the Rippee Wildlife Management ...

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Looking Backward 2.25.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 21, 1991   Seventh District Congressman Mel Hancock was keynote speaker at the Support Group Rally held Saturday afternoon in the Ava High School Gymnasium.  More than 800 people attended the rally, including representatives from all ...

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Looking Backward 2.18.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 14, 1991   The main building housing the office and shop of Johnson’s Salvage and Wrecker Service north of Ava was destroyed by fire last Saturday afternoon.  Grass fire that got away from a neighbor appar­ently ...

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Looking Backward 2.11.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago February 7, 1991   Jean’s Healthway moved to a new location at 1016 North Jeffer­son and is now serving the public from a completely remodeled facil­ity that provides the business with almost twice the floor space as ...

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Looking Backward 2.4.2016

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago January 31, 1991   Two rural churches were bur­glarized last week, with P.A. sys­tems being the targeted items taken in both cases.  At Walnut Grove Church, on Route A southwest of Ava, three speakers, a microwave oven, ...

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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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