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Looking Backward 11.28.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago November 24, 1988   The Ava High School Bears will open the 1988-89 cage season Nov. 28 at the top seed in the Forsyth Tournament. Goldie, owned by George Coggin of Bonaventure Stables, Wasola, and rider ...

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Looking Backward 11.21.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago November 17, 1988   “Pay Taxes Here” says the sign at the Ava Police Station.  City taxes may only be paid at the Police Station, which is a switch from previous years when taxes were paid ...

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Looking Backward 11.14.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago November 10, 1988   Democrat Rolla Swofford unseated Western District Commissioner Kenneth Adams in the Douglas County general election on Tuesday. Records are now being checked to determine if – and when Douglas County voters have ...

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Looking Backward 11.7.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago November 3, 1988   Open house was held at the Ava Head Start Center on Sunday, Oct. 23. The Head Start program moved this past August into a newly reno­vated building on N.W. 10th Street that ...

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Looking Backward 10.31.2013

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago October 27, 1988   Mayor Bud Norman said Farm­ers Home Administration, which is funding the city’s sewer improve­ment project, is encouraging the city to enforce its ordinance requiring all households to be con­nected to the city sewer ...

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Looking Backward 10.24.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago October 20, 1988   Friday night is Homecoming at Ava Hgih School’s Bear Stadium, and one of three high school sen­iors will be crowned Homecoming Queen during the halftime festivi­ties. Queen candidates are Susan Ridenour, daughter ...

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Looking Backward 10.17.2013

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago October 13, 1988   When Sally Parker left the Douglas County Health Department last Friday afternoon a bit of the unit’s history left as well.  Mrs. Parker, a licensed practical nurse with the county unit since 1975 ...

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Looking Backward 10.10.2013

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago October 6, 1988   No one would dare deny that we have hit the satellite age, and now even farming has hit the video circuit.  Harlan Robertson, Ava, became the first cattleman from the Ava area to ...

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Looking Backward 10.3.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago September 29, 1988   The Ava Bears were stunned when Liberty took the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown here last Friday night, but the Bears got the last hurrah when junior Gabe Gehrke split ...

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Looking Backward 9.26.2013

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago September 22, 1988   State Representative Mervin Case, R-Ava, has been asked to appear before the State Milk Board in Jefferson City on Oct. 6 to address complaints concerning practices by the board.  Case said he believes ...

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