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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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Looking Backward 9.19.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago September 15, 1988   How bad was it?  Coach Larry Silvey says it was one of the worst games he has had as an Ava coach. The Ava Bears lost, 13-12, at Rog­ersville last Friday night ...

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Looking Backward 9.12.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago September 8, 1988   Wade Hightower, Hartville, exhibited the grand champion foal in the opening events of the 1988 Show & Celebration on Monday afternoon.  Shakin’ Jake placed first in the colt class then went on ...

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Looking Backward 9.5.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago September 1, 1988   The Ava Police Department is currently investigating a break-in that occurred sometime last Friday night at Jean’s Healthway on North Jefferson Street in Ava.  Jean Farbin, owner/operator of the store said all ...

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Looking Backward 8.29.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago August 25, 1988   When classes began at Ava Public Schools Tuesday morning, six new teachers were also there to greet the students. New faculty members are Martha Faucett, high school girls coach and P.E.; Sara ...

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Looking Backward 8.22.2013

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago August 18, 1988   A move is under way to mark county roads.  The need for county road markers and a uniform num­bering system has been discussed and debated for months –– even years – and this ...

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Looking Backward 8.15.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago August 11, 1988   Bradleyville’s 8th annual “Tater Festival” is planned for Saturday, Aug. 13. The list of elementary classroom assignments for Ava Elementary School is being published in the Herald this week for the convenience ...

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Looking Backward 8.8.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago August 4, 1988   An impressive 49 percent of the Douglas County voters stepped behind the curtains of the polling booths Tuesday to cast ballots in the primary election. The largest marijuana raid ever conducted in ...

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Looking Backward 8.1.2013

Looking Backward

  25 Years Ago July 28, 1988   Ava Engine and Machine Shop, operated in the former DX Station building at 803 N. Jefferson Street by Eddie Mayberry, has been purchased by Green Light Automotive and moved to the shop ...

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