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Ava Ambulance Expands With New Building

Submitted by Keith Moore After months of bidding, rejecting bids, rebidding and negotiating contracts, the Ava Area Ambulance District began construction this week on an addition to the existing ambulance station at 1412 Prince Street in Ava. The new building will consist of a large meeting room to be used for employee training as well…

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Looking Backward 4.12.2018

25 years ago Ava Mayor James “Bud” Norman presented the Sassafras Sprouts Hoedowners a special award last Friday, recognizing the young cloggers as Ava’s “Ambassadors of Goodwill.” The Elementary Chapter I classes have recently received a computer lab, purchased through Chapter I funds. At the present time, approximately 160 students are working at least one…

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What About This…? 4.12.2018

By Wayne William Cipriano Buying in bulk is the way to go. If you have the storage space. On the face of it you sound like a whacko. Who buys 50 pound of birdseed, 50 pounds of popcorn, or 35 pounds of cat food all at once? Are we anticipating an Alfred Hitchcock-like infusion of…

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2018 AHS Prom King & Queen

The Ava High School Jr./Sr. Prom was held Saturday, April 7, 2018 in Springfield, Missouri at The Grey Rocks event center. Senior Prom King Candidates were AJ VanValkenburg, Bailey Bewley and Joe Balassone while seniors Haylee Hare, Sara Wake and Rebecca Dudley were the Prom Queen Candidates. Pictured is Prom King Joe Balassone and Prom…

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Senator Blunt Visits New Clinic

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt visited Missouri Ozarks Community Health’s newly constructed facility in Gainesville on Tuesday, March 27, and toured the new 6,000 square foot building that will replace the current clinic which opened in 2004. Senator Blunt spoke on Rural Health issues, including mental health and funding, and visited with the staff, and Gainesville…

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Web Summit Review

Technology conference Web Summit was held in Dublin from 4th to 6th November, an impressively huge and very well organized tech event, where around 20,000 attendees from more than 100 countries met. During three intense days, we found gathered a great amount of insightful speakers sharing their ideas, enthusiastic startups willing to met investors, as…

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