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Looking Backward 6.28.2018

25 Years Ago July 1, 1993 Performing at the Douglas County Fair on Friday evening next week will be Dan Herrell and the Willis Brother Band, a local group that is a real hit with the community.  Joe Pitts and his brother, Paul Pitts, were each presented Distinguished Service Awards Monday night by the Ava Lions…

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What About This…? 6.28.2018

What is the deal with these plants? You buy your seeds: florals, vegetables, whatever, from a reputable source since no bargain-brand seeds are really cost effective when you consider the time and energy you put into the plants before you find how well they are going to perform. You use the best soil.  Yes, you…

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A Small Medium at Large 6.28.2018

Today’s edition, the last of a four part series, continues looking at the Farm Resettlement Congress 20 Year Plan to restore food independence to the Ozarks, return jobs, and kick-start local economies.  A Transfer of Wealth (TOW) mechanism, put in our wills, is the funding powerhouse of the re-localization movement and was introduced previously.  Benefits…

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The Snoop 6.28.2018

Many of you may have read or heard about the recent death of Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and noted political journalist.  According to USA Today, he was considered one of the nation’s most influential conservative commentators –– an outstanding wit and exceptional writer.  A well-respected man.  Last week, Krauthammer died of cancer, he was…

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Local Students Attend FFA Camp

Dylan King, Dwight Emerson, Zhane Sliger, Samantha Lawson, Layla Giorgianni, and Mackenzie Lawson of the Ava FFA chapter recently attended Leadership Camp at Camp Rising Sun, June 18-22.  While there they participated in many activities and made lifelong friendships. Dylan, Dwight, Samantha, Layla, and Mackenzie all earned their State FFA Leadership Awards, and Dwight earned…

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Lions Club Run/Walk

The Lions Club Run on Saturday was enjoyed by adults, as well as youths and furry friends.  The run started and ended at the Trinity Lutheran Church, just off the Industrial Park Road, north of Ava. 

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Ava Head Start Is Enrolling for the 2018-19 Year

The local Head Start Center, sponsored by Ozark Action, Inc., is now recruiting children to participate in the 2018-19 program year.  A child must be three- or four-years old on or before July 31, 2018.  Other criteria used to determine a child’s eligibility include family income, location and special needs.  Head Start is designed to…

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