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Steve Lansdown legal

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE WHEREAS, Steve D. Lansdown, by his Deed of Trust dated January 2, 2002, and recorded in the Recorder’s Office for Douglas County, Missouri, in Book 358 at Pages 87-89, secured a debt on the following described real estate, situated in the County of Douglas, State of Missouri, to-wit: The SE ¼…

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Lunch Menus

Key: (A)        = Smart Choice entrée item (16 grams of fat or less) (B)        = Homemade fresh in the Opaa Kitchen (C)        = Whole Grain item (D)         = Fresh Missouri Product (E)        = Made with peanuts   Ava Elementary School    Breakfast Menu   Monday, February 4: 1. Pancakes (C), Cinnamon Apple Slices 2. General…

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Calendar of Events

This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same announcement will be limited to two insertions. * * * The Douglas County Foxtrotting Assn. is hosting a trail ride on March 6th at the Willy Lee Homestead on the Glade…

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Contenders for Congressional Seat Attend Forum in Ava

Approximately 70 people, including 10 members of the 8th Congressional Committee, attended the Republican candidate forum that featured 11 contenders for Jo Ann Emerson’s congressional seat on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The successful forum was put on by the Douglas County Republican Committee.   Ross McElvain opened the meeting, Bill Cardin gave the invocation, Kaleb Luna moderated,…

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Emerson Resigns Congressional Seat

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (MO-08) Tuesday morning sent a letter of resignation to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and notified the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives that it would be her last day serving in Congress. “I am honored to serve the people of the Eighth Congressional District since 1996.  They…

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Dugger Report 1.24.2013

The 97th General Assembly has officially commenced. New members have been sworn in and inaugural ceremonies, celebrations are behind us.  Now, the task at hand is the work of the people. Personally, this moment is bittersweet. For the past four years I have had the privilege to serve the fine people of the 144th District…

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Ava Pride Band Has Exciting Fall Season; Many Students Excel In Competition

By Sarah and Chris Sacco, Ava Band Directors Wow!!!  It has been quite the fall season for the Ava Pride Band Department!  The students hit the ground running this fall and still haven’t stopped!  The fall began as it always has, with a successful marching season. The band performed at four home football games (they missed…

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Bears Beat Forsyth, Laquey; Advance In Conway Tourney

Cooper Emerich warmed up the nets with three baskets from 3-point range Tuesday night and finished the game with 18 points as the Ava Bears slipped by Laquey, 72-63, in the first round of the Conway Invitational Tournament. The Bears, seeded second, will play No. 3 Fordland in semifinals action tonight (Thursday) at 8 o’clock.…

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Ambulance District Receives "Green" Ambulance

It’s still the traditional blue, white and red colors associated with Cox Health Systems, but the newest ambulance purchased by the Ava Area Ambulance District is labeled a “green” vehicle because of its economy values. The Mercedes-Benz “Sprinter” vehicle is smaller than the ambulance boxes installed on a truck chassis, and the ambulance service expects…

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Looking Backward 1.24.2013

  25 Years Ago January 21, 1988   The Ava High School Bears earned the championship trophy in the Seymour tournament last week. The Bears defeated Fordland, Mtn. Grove, and Gainesville to claim the championship title.  The Bears will host the Ava Invitational Tourna­ment next week. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Powell, of Ava, will observe…

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