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Looking Backward 12.24.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago December 20, 1990   Some two dozen FBI agents called off their search last Friday for the body of a Kansas City woman believed to be buried on an Ozark County farm near Thorn­field.   Acting on information ...

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Looking Backward 12.17.2015

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  25 Years Ago December 13, 1990   Wanda Lou Bautts was recently named winner of the Award of Excellence in the area of the arts at an annual Rogers (Ark.) Thanks­giving Prayer Breakfast.  Mrs. Bautts, a singer, was recognized ...

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Looking Backward 10.1.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago September 27, 1990   The “boys” of Civilian Conser­vation Corps Company 1733 will hold their second reunion at Ava on Friday, Oct. 5. Twenty-one years after the Ava Municipal Swimming Pool was constructed, the Department of Natural ...

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Looking Backward 8.20.2015

25 Years Ago August 16, 1990   Ava Masonic Lodge No. 26 will present Joe Pitts with a 50-year membership jewel on Saturday evening, Aug. 18, at the lodge hall in Ava. With an increased interest in the sport of ...

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Looking Backward 8.13.2015

25 Years Ago August 9, 1990   The race for the GOP nomina­tion for state representative of the 146th District came down to a battle between two Ava residents Tues­day night, and incumbent Mervin Case held off challenger Mary Lou ...

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Looking Backward 8.6.2015

25 Years Ago August 2, 1990   The City of Ava was host on July 26 to the district meeting of South Central Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers.  Ava alder­men Oren Alcorn, Herman Davis and Delmar Guthery were present ...

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Looking Backward 7.16.2015

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25 Years Ago July 12, 1990   Work on Highway 14 and Busi­ness Route 5 through Ava was continued this week as the Missouri Highway and Transportation Department began work on the corner of the business route at the Intersection ...

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Looking Backward 6.4.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago May 31, 1990   A Kansas couple is in the custody of the Douglas County Jail on burglary and related charges following a series of break-ins west of Ava Tuesday. Burglarized were the homes of George Roberts, ...

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Looking Backward 5.7.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago May 3, 1990   Jerry Wade announces the opening of Laurelwood Stable south of Ava, just off Douglas County Route A. The new barn and training facility includes a 252-foot by 110-foot insulated barn with a 200×60 ...

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Looking Backward 3.19.2015

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago March 15, 1990   The Ava City Council has authorized the city attorney to begin a civil suit against a local bank to recover interest the city says it lost through action of that bank. At Monday ...

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