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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. * * * Ava Saddle Club regular monthly meeting will be held Monday, January 4th at 6:30 p.m. at the Ava Pizza Hut.                               15-1t

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Notes From Hunter Creek 12.24.2015

An Outdoors Christmas During Christmas school break there is usually a two-week vacation from school. This provided our family with an excellent time to load-up the van or suburban and visit family and camp and hike. Although raised in the Ozarks by my grandparents around Calhoun Mo., I was born in Baltimore and had several…

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Looking Backward 12.24.2015

25 Years Ago December 20, 1990   Some two dozen FBI agents called off their search last Friday for the body of a Kansas City woman believed to be buried on an Ozark County farm near Thorn­field.   Acting on information offered by a prison inmate, FBI agents served a search warrant on the 120 acre…

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Prosecuting Attorney Cites Law Day Case

During December Circuit Court Law Day, the following defendant was sentenced to the Mis­souri Department of Corrections: Cassondra S. Lamb, 39, of Ava, received a seven-year sentence for Possession of Methamphetamine. Lamb will be eligible for parole after one year upon completion of the Long Term Drug Treatment Program offered by the Department of Corrections.…

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What About This…? 12.24.2015

By Wayne William Cipriano So, what do you think, are we alone in the Universe? There is a book titled A Universe From Nothing: Why There is Something Rather Than Nothing by an astronomer/astrophysicist named Lawrence Krauss.  Old Larry was trying to explain several “simple” concepts in the most rudimentary terms possible.  I stuck with…

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Fighting for the U.S. Cattle Producer

A Dilatory Congress and Indifferent Executive Branch Strip Citizens of their Right to Know the Origins of their Food BILLINGS, Mont. –– Although their deadline for completing and passing the nation’s fiscal year 2016 spending bill expired 79 days ago, today both houses of Congress cheered as the President signed their $1.1 trillion measure, which…

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Spurlock, Aborn Support Bus Route Owners –– Five Board Members Vote No

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava R-I School Board met on Monday, Dec. 21, and the room was dominated by concerned citizens who came to support the  contracted bus route owners who presently serve Douglas County students.  And, with only three seats available at 6:20 p.m., many attendees were standing, as most of the chairs…

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Ava Community Visits Veterans For Christmas

Marilyn Alms and Sandra Walker of Daughters of the American Revolution suggested we, VFW Auxiliary Post 5993 and the Legion Hall Post 112, all come together alongside them and celebrate Christmas with our veterans. We had a Christmas gatherings at the Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center, Ava Place and Red Bud with veterans and…

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Homemade Products To Help Save Money

By: Mindy Johnson   The stockings were all hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nick soon would be there…. Can you believe it’s already Christmas time? I for one, am ready. It’s the first time in a long time that I’m not in a sheer panic over the last minute gifts…

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Calendar of Events

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. * * * Saturday Night Singing at Happy Home Church, December 26 at 7 p.m. Come join us for a good…

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