City of Ava

Ava Ambulance Unit Destroyed in Fire

 The Ava Area Ambulance District suffered a major setback on Thursday, October 15, when, due to a mechanical issue, one of the district’s ambulances caught fire and burned on Highway 60 east of Springfield, at Diggins.  Thankfully, the ambulance was not transporting a patient at the time and no one was hurt. However, the 2019…

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Fall Soccer Scores: Week 3

Game 3 – 10/10/2020 U4 No Scores Kept U6 Casey’s General Store  4 Vs Fortner Cattle  3 MFTHBA  2 Vs Grigg Trucking  0 U8 Ron Mace Gravel  2 Vs Casey’s General Store  4 Vaccaro’s Pizza & More  4 Vs Excel Construction  63 U10  Cahow Inflatables  3 Vs MFTHBA  0 Clarity A/V Solutions  1 Vs Crystal…

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Ava Art Guild Fall Show Results

The Ava Art Guild’s  Fall Art Show opened on Wednesday, October 14th and runs until October 24th.  There are  approximately 60 entries including paintings, 3-D art, fiber art and more.  The show is open Wednesday  through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Visitors are encouraged to vote for People’s Choice in the adult and junior…

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Ava Community Supports Firefighters

On Saturday, October 10, the Ava City Fire Department held a fundraiser at the fire station on South Jefferson. The event featured a chili cookoff, auction, car show, and more.  According to Fire Chief Scotty Upchurch, the event raised $9310, which will all go towards purchasing new air packs (SCBA Units). Photos include (top) Firefighter…

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Ava Saddle Club September Haunted Trail Challenge

Submitted Photos The Ava Saddle Club held their St. Jude Benefit Auction & Trail Course Challenge on Sept. 19th. The theme of the event was “Haunted” and a number of riders participated. Winners of the costume contest: 1st place was Taylor Long in the inflatable unicorn and pony costume (above), 2nd Place was Lauren King…

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Fall Soccer Scores: Week 2

Game 2 – 10/03/2020 U4 No Scores Kept U6 Fortner Cattle  2 Vs MFTHBA  0 Grigg Trucking  0 Vs Casey’s General Store  3 U8 Casey’s General Store  4 Vs Vaccaro’s Pizza & More  3 Excel Construction  6 Vs Ron Mace Gravel Hauling  4 U10  MFTHBA  0 Vs Clarity A/V Solutions  1 Crystal Lake Fisheries  2…

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Rollover on Hwy 5

Christine Antinori, 70, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, received moderate injuries when her 2007 Hyundai Elantra ran off the side of Highway 5 and overturned. The incident happened seven miles south of Ava. Both the Squires Fire Department and Ava Rural Fire Departments responded. Antinori was transported by Cox Ambulance to Baxter Regional Medical Center in…

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