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Electric Co-Op Annual Membership Meeting Saturday, Sept. 9 at The Mansion Theater

BRANSON – White River Valley Electric Cooperative will host the 78th Annual Meeting of Members at The Mansion Theater in Branson on Saturday, Sept. 9. WRVEC welcomes the American pop and country music duo the Bellamy Brothers as this year’s headlining entertainment. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and all WRVEC members and their families are…

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VFW

Ava VFW Post 5993 Auxiliary along with family and friends, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Patriot Guard Riders, Combat Veterans Motorcyicle Association, and UKSO and support staff were honored to be a part of the 1107th AVN Group Task Force Army Deployment Ceremony: Operation Spartan Shield. This is the fifth deployment to Kuwait. More than…

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Mark Twain National Forest . . . Good Things For Our Neighbors to Know

ROLLA – For many people, owning a piece of property adjacent to the Mark Twain National Forest is the fulfillment of a dream. Residing next to a National Forest allows a homeowner to enjoy solitude, see abundant wildlife and view spectacular scenery daily. It is important for property owners to understand both the benefits and…

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THE SNOOP with KEITH MOORE

Agriculture Pulls Together for Missouri’s Hungry Children One in five Missouri children live in homes where food is scarce. According to Feeding Missouri, that number can be as high as one in three in rural areas. Missouri’s rate of childhood food insecurity is among the highest in the nation. Over the summer, the state’s agricultural…

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72 Runners Participate In 2017 Silvey Stampede

Seventy-two runners stampeded the Ava track complex last Friday night at the 2017 Silvey Stampede. It was the 5th anniversary of the Stampede as the first year celebrated the opening of the new complex in 2013. Several runners from that first year were spotted with their 2013 shirt on, which read “Red dog” R.I.P. For…

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Activity Report

During the week of Aug. 19 to 26, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received 127 Calls for Service and arrested and booked 13 individuals into the Douglas County Jail. At this time, there are 26 in custody. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like your help in locating the following individuals with active warrants out…

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Viewers Select Most Popular Quilts At Annual Art Guild Quilt Show

The 2017 quilt show of the Ava Art Guild was held during the past two weeks, ending on Aug. 26. This year’s show saw record attendance with more than 96 people visiting the show and voting for their favorite quilts. This is more than double the number who voted for “people’s choice” last year. Quilts…

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Skyline School District Conducting Census Of Students with Disabilities

Skyline R-2 School District is seeking representatives of private, parochial and homeschool students located in the Skyline R-2 School District. Those family members or representatives are invited to participate in a consultation meeting on Thursday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m. The purpose of this meeting is to conduct a census of students with disabilities, gain…

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Erma Pauline Winters

Erma Pauline Winters was born on May 20, 1926 in Ava Mo., to John and Rachel Cavner. She was predeceased by her husband of 22 years, Crawford Lonzo Winters. She retired from Tree Top Corporation in Selah, Wash., having worked for many years in the quality control department. She is survived by one son, James…

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Bernece Miller

Bernece Laverne Miller, 89 years, 11 months, 14 days old, passed away on Aug. 29, 2017, at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare with her family by her side. Bernece was born Sept. 15, 1927, in the Girdner community in Douglas County to Ira and Edna (Walker) Harris. As a young girl her grandmother, Julia Walker,…

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