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Community Event

This column is for fundraisers, benefits, or community functions for which a fee or membership dues are collected. Items will be printed in this column twice for a single fee of $5 for 20 words or less. ****** The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration- Mountain Grove, Annual Shrove Tuesday Community Pancake Supper, 5-8 p.m., Feb.…

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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. * * * Monthly business meeting, Eastern Douglas County Volunteer Fire Department, Tuesday February 3, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Gentryville Church of…

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Laura Downey legal

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE A default has accrued on a certain note secured by a deed of trust executed by, Laura E. Downey and Michael Downey dated 4/4/2007 and recorded on 4/6/2007 in Book 463 Page 351, in the Recorder’s office for Douglas County, Missouri. The successor trustee will on February 20, 2015, between the…

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Edwin Hailey legal

NOTICE TO CREDITORS In Re: Edwin M. Hailey Trust To all persons interested in the estate of Edwin M. Hailey, decedent. The undersigned, Roger Hailey, is acting as Successor Trustee under a trust, the terms of which provide that the debts of the decedent may be paid by the Successor Trustee upon receipt of proper…

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City of Ava legal

PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Ava is requesting bids for capping of a municipal well. The well is 1015 feet deep with 453 feet of 10-inch diameter casing. The successful bidder will be expected to provide all materials, equipment, and labor necessary to complete the project. Deadline for bid submittals is 4:00 PM on Tuesday,…

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Looking Backward 1.29.2015

25 Years Ago January 25, 1990   AHS seniors Halle Adams and Laura Hall were named Hoopcom­ing King and Queen at the Ava-Mtn. Grove Basketball game here last Friday night. Despite opposition from a small group of patrons, the Ava R-1 Board of Education gave formal approval to the closing of the high school campus…

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The Battle on Nepotism –– 5 ½ Months

Throughout the past week, the Douglas County Herald has fielded questions from folks continuing to ask for clarification on the question of nepotism, and the issue involving Ava R-1 school board member Ron Wallace. Many questions echo back to last year and forgotten details as to how the incident started. Others are trying to recall…

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City Council Installs David Norman As Mayor of Ava

The Ava Board of Aldermen convened Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 5:00 p.m. with Burrely Loftin, east ward alderman, presiding over the initial part of the meeting. But, prior to addressing any business items on the agenda, the councilmen voted 3-0 to appoint David Norman, west ward aldermen, as Mayor of the City of Ava. Norman,…

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Wade Dismisses Petition Against Ron Wallace

Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wade has dismissed the Quo Warranto petition filed against Ava School Board Vice-President Ron Wallace. The Quo Warranto petition, filed by the former prosecuting attorney, alleges that Mr. Wallace violated the State nepotism law when he voted in favor of his step-father-in-law Vernon Johnson being appointed to fill a vacancy…

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School Board Meets Jan. 15

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava R-1 School Board held their first meeting in the New Year on Thursday, Jan. 15. Lacy Diel, an Ava High School sophomore, who now serves as student representative to the board, joined the group at the boardroom table. In closed session, Superintendent Dr. Nancy Lawler said the board accepted…

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