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A Great Dog?

By Timber Jones We all have that one great dog in our life that we won’t forget. I have always wanted a Border Collie, but never had Border Collie money. A local logger had some pups to give away so I went looking. The pups looked like Labs but with Border Collie markings…close enough! I…

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Ava Bears and Lady Bears Place First

The Ava Bears track squads captured first place finishes in the Ava Relays. The Ava boys’ team took home a first place finish with 20 teams competing. Individual Ava medal results were: 100 Meter Dash-Rylin Dickson, third. 400 Meter Dash-Flint Sallee, second. 800 Meter Run-Grady Goss, first. 4×200 Meter Relay-Braydon Thorburn, Blayne Mendel, Hunter Hall…

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Ava Bears Win One and Lose One in Conference Play

By Doug Berger The Ava Bears split two conference baseball games in play last week. The Bears defeated Houston, but fell to Salem. The Bears also dropped two in the Lebanon Wood Bat Tournament. The Bears shutout Houston, 7-0.  Ava scored its first four runs in the bottom of the second. Colton Marler opened the…

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Ava City Council: Square Project Complete, Growers Market Returns Saturday

On Tuesday, April 27th, the Ava Board of Aldermen convened for a business session at 5 p.m. City Finances City Treasurer Peggy Porter said she was working on the rough draft of next year’s budget, mainly waiting on departmental supervisors to submit capital projects for the year. Fire Department Grant The city is moving forward…

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