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Looking Backward 5.8.2014

Looking Backward

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

Looking Backward

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

Looking Backward

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

Looking Backward

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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Looking Backward 1.2.2014

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago December 29, 1988   Ava got its first measurable freezing precipitation of the season Tuesday, but the snow and ice did not catch road crews off guard. Sheriff-elect Roldan Turner announced this week that Bill Roberts, ...

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Looking Backward 12.26.2013

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago December 22, 1988   The home decoration contest was judged by a panel of out-of-town judges last week with results as follows: Religious category – 1st, Thelma Posey; 2nd, Harry Williams; and 3rd, Virginia Burnett.   Fantasy category ...

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