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What About This…? 11.30.2017

I guess it is a function of growing older and having seen a lot of stuff come and go and then come around again that one tends to notice how some things are touted to us by the news we watch or hear.  How much of that is “real” news in the sense of being…

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What About This…? 11.23.2017

I have always been against term limits when applied to elected officials.  My chief disagreement with them revolves around the idea of free elections and republican democracy. In a republic we elect the people we wish to govern us. We should be able to elect whomever we wish regardless of how often we have elected…

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Girl Scouts

Last week 35 girls placed flags on Veterans’ graves right after school. We went back to the church when we finished and the VFW Auxiliary taught us all flag etiquette. This week will be meeting with the VFW to retire several USA flags. There will be no meeting next week. We meet weekly on Thursday…

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City of Ava Rezoning legal

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING APPLICATION FOR ZONING CHANGE TO CITY OF AVA, MISSOURI A public hearing will be held by the City of Ava Planning and Zoning Commission at 6:00 P.M. at Ava City Hall on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, for the purpose of hearing a request for a zoning change submitted by Douglas County…

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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. * * * 4H club meeting, Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Do Co. Veteran’s Building. Come and sign up for…

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Area Schools Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Ava Schools Breakfast Menu Monday, Nov. 20 Egg and Cheese Bagel, Bananas and Milk Tuesday, Nov. 21 Cereal, Peaches and Milk Wednesday, Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Break Thursday, Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Break Friday, Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Break Ava Elementary  Lunch Menu Monday, Nov. 20 Entrees: Chicken Patty on Bun or Turkey and Cheddar Melt; Entree Salad:…

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What About This…? 11.16.2017

I have always been against term limits when applied to elected officials.  My chief disagreement with them revolves around the idea of free elections and republican democracy. In a republic we elect the people we wish to govern us. We should be able to elect whomever we wish regardless of how often we have elected…

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Girl Scouts

This week we learned about our fall product sales items (nuts, candy and magazines). The girls also went over how to make change and set goals. Four of the girls on Saturday went to Missouri State University and earned their Scientist Journey. On Sunday three girls enjoyed the great outdoors at Camp Finbrooke to learn…

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Douglas and Ozark Counties RSP

The Douglas and Ozark Counties RSP will meet at 11:30, Tuesday, November 14 at Autumn’s Café in Ava. All retired school personnel are invited to attend this meeting.  Guests that day will be our current Missouri Retired Teachers Association Foundation, President Karen Miller MRTF and Region 10 Vice president, Martha Schatz. The Douglas and Ozark…

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Charles McCaine legal

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, MISSOURI DIVISION I CHARLES R. McCAINE and      ) DEBORAH R. McCAINE,           ) Husband and Wife,             ) Plaintiffs,                             ) Case No. 17DG-CC…

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