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Action Land and Cattle Company Trustees Sale

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Default having been made in the payment of the debt and the performance of the obligations of the notes described in and secured by a Deed of Trust dated January 15, 2009 executed by John Sutton, individually and as President of Action Land and Cattle Company, Inc., and recorded in the…

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Glade Top Trail Road Improvements

  AVA, Mo. (Oct. 17) – The Glade Top Trail is a National Forest Scenic Byway on Mark Twain National Forest.  Originally constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s, this popular graveled road winds its way along ridgetops in beautiful glades and woodlands.  The blend of trees and open spaces provides spectacular…

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City Council Holds Brief Meeting

The Ava Board of Aldermen  recognized a request from David Davidson, manager of the Ava Bill Martin Memorial Airport, to consider additional improvements to the airport so the facility can accommodate larger aircraft.  According to Davidson’s letter, if the airport were to start planning toward becoming a National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) it…

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Skyline School Board

Local residents presently serving on the Skyline School Board are shown above. Board members are: Leslee Krider, Steve Moody, James Brixey, Jenny Johns, Robert Hall, Sarah Harden, and Joshua Strong.  This photo was taken during the October meeting.    

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Mental Health Workshop

On Friday, Oct. 19, over 29 people attended the MOCH Mental Health Workshop held at the Wellness Center in Ava. The informative session was attended by a wide variety of organizations and participants who signify the need and strong interest for mental health education and awareness in Douglas County. Those looking to be better informed…

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Ghosts, Goblins, Hay Rides and Fall Festivals –– It’s That Time of Year

We have all heard expressions that only come around once a year during Halloween.  Some of those familiar phrases may include –– Eat, Drink And Be Scary.  Or perhaps, Bugs and Hisses!  And, for many, there is always the fall connotation that comes from the Charlie Brown comic strip with “I Believe in the Great…

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Douglas County K9 Deputies Attend Special Training

(Broken Arrow, OK) – On Sunday, Oct. 14, Corporal Taylor Wallace and Deputy Jonathan Harley left Douglas County with K9s, Kain and Yadi, to attend K9 certification training in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.  The training is facilitated by the North American Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA) along with Broken Arrow Police Department.  The yearly training welcomes…

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Vehicle Overturns On B Highway

A southbound vehicle, traveling B Highway, four miles south of Mansfield, ran off the left side of the roadway, struck the ditch and overturned.  The accident occurred Saturday, Oct. 20, at 12:50 a.m. According to the report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Cody G. Carter, age 18, Mansfield, and a 16-year-old passenger,  also from…

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Associate Court Day Proceedings October 18

During Judge Bock’s Associate Court Day docket on October 18, there was a total of 63 cases on the docket.  There were 47 misdemeanor cases, four felony cases and 12 infractions.  There were 11 misdemeanor and / or infraction guilty pleas and there were 22 failure to appear warrants issued. One case waived preliminary hearing…

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