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Looking Backward 6.27.2013

25 Years Ago June 23, 1988   The Douglas County Herald and KY3 News are teaming up to bring Project Town Hall to Ava on July 5.  The old-fashioned style town meeting is being launched to collect concerns and opinions about area political races on a grass roots level.  Ned Reynolds of KY3 will moderate…

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Stephens Family Reunion Held June 9 In Springfield

On Sunday June 9, the families of Orvil Stephens and Ellen (Stephens) Eyman met at the Dan Kinney Park in Springfield, Mo. A potluck with grilled hamburgers and hotdogs was served to the following: Norma Reich, Portland, Ore.; Jerald and Barbara Stephens, Wichita, Kan.; Greg and JoAnn Stephens, Wichita, Kan.; Catherine Mallernee, Kimberling City; Sherry…

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Smith Report: 6.20.2013

At the end of my first week representing Missouri’s Eighth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives I filed legislation to add a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. For the last several months I have talked to families across the 30 counties of our district about the need to reign in…

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McCaskill Report: 6.20.2013

It’s that time of year again. Last June, the United States Senate passed a Farm Bill that would save taxpayers $23 billion, eliminate wasteful and redundant programs while maintaining a safety net for Missouri farmers, and provide critical aid to Missouri ranchers who were devastated by drought. For the next six months, the U.S. House…

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Little League Softball and Baseball Schedules

T-Ball Little League Field   Thursday, June 27 6:00 Adams Backhoe vs. State Farm 7:00 Squires Fire Dept. vs. Stillings’s Construction 8:00 Collins Law Firm vs. Danny Cutbirth Logging Monday, July 1 6:00 Squires Fire Dept. vs. State Farm 7:00 JG Home Repair vs. Stilling’s Construction   Coach Pitch Girls HS Softball Field   Friday, June…

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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. * * * Bible Study Tuesday night at Faith Rock Church with minister and teacher, Bro. Victor Murdy at 6 p.m. The study is…

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2013 Summer Softball and Baseball Results

Thursday, June 20  9-10 Boys Ava Parks (8)    vs. Adams Mansfield @ (5) Ava Victory Academy     v s. Mansfield 1 Adams Backhoe  v s. Hartville 1       10-12 Girls JB Construction (3)  vs. Miller Lawn Service (14)  E&J’s GUn Shop  (11) vs. RK Underground (6) Lakey’s Custom Cabinets (15) vs.…

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Letter to the Editor – Ava Drug

Dear Editor: This is referring to an article I saw in Sunday’s (Springfield) paper, an article about the Ava Drug Store in Ava. I am Wilma Jean (Williams) Hampton, of Ozark, sister of (the late) Elwood Williams. Yes, Elwood used to go to the drug store every day for coffee, etc. I know the very…

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Kendra Young On SBU Honor Roll

Southwest Baptist University  (SBU) Bolivar campus, recently released the names of honor roll students for the Spring 2013 semester including Kendra Young of Ava (Trustee’s List). Kendra is a 2011 graduate of Ava Victory Academy. She is the daughter of Carmen Young and granddaughter of Glen and Wanda Ray of Ava.

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Hinrichs Will Be In 300-Mile Climate Ride In September

ANNANDALE, Va. – Kayla Hinrichs will participate in the annual Climate Ride NYC-DC 2013, a multi-day cycling fundraiser and ‘green conference on wheels,’ with more than 200 cyclists traveling 300 miles from Manhattan to the nation’s capital in Washington, D.C. The ride will take place from Sept. 21 to 25, and is designed to raise…

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