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Looking Backward 10.11.2012

25 Years Ago October 8, 1987   About 43 Winnebago owners converged on Ava last weekend for a monthly campout. The owners of the 21 motor homes parked at the Missouri Fox Trotter Complex north of town are all members ...

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Looking Backward 9.27.2012

25 Years Ago September 24, 1987   State Senator Emory Melton, Cassville, and State Representative Mervin Case, Ava, were guest speakers last Wednesday at an ob­servance held by the Ava fourth grade classes, on behalf of the 200th birthday of ...

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Looking Backward 9.20.2012

  25 Years Ago September 17, 1987   Each year the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association presents a Humanitarian Award to one of its members at the annual Show & Celebration. This year’s winner is Ovle House, Ava, one ...

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Looking Backward 9.13.2012

25 Years Ago September 10, 1987   Members of the Douglas County Commission and others from the Ava area went before the Highway Commission, asking the state to take back the section of old Highway 5 that runs from the ...

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Looking Backward 9.6.2012

  25 Years Ago September 3, 1987   Campers and horse trailers have already started arriving for the 29th annual Show & Celebration of the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association that gets under way on Labor Day.  Last year ...

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Looking Backward 8.30.2012

    25 Years Ago August 27, 1987 Ava football fans will get a season preview of the varsity and junior varsity squadsmen Friday night at the annual “soap” scrimmage, which will be held at Bear Stadium.  Returning lettermen on the ...

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Looking Backward 8.23.2012

  25 Years Ago August 20, 1987   Ava R-1 Schools were sched­uled to open on Wednesday, but because of the High heat factor, the opening day was postponed a week. New teachers on staff at Ava Public Schools this ...

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Looking Backward 8.9.2012

  25 Years Ago August 6, 1987   Some area farmers are experi­encing fish kills in their farm ponds, Conservation Agent Bob Cook reported Wednesday.  Cook said this is due, primarily, to a loss of oxygen in the ponds. The ...

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Looking Backward 8.2.2012

  25 Years Ago July 30, 1987   About 175 enthusiastic folks turned out last Friday night for an evening of music on the Ava square, sponsored by the Retail Merchants Division of the Ava Area Chamber of Commerce. If ...

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Looking Backward 7.26.2012

25 Years Ago July 23, 1987   Construction of Ava’s mechanical sewer treatment plant could begin as early as next spring with the system to possibly be in operation by the summer of 1989. The Douglas County Retired Teachers Assn ...

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