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Ava Head Start Enrolling for Next Year

Ava Head Start is accepting children’s applications for the coming school year. Children must be three or four years old on or before July 31, 2021. We encourage parents to discover what Head Start offers. You are invited to call us at 417-683-5217 or stop by the Ava Head Start Center located 2 miles down…

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Associate Court Day

During Associate Court Day on March 18, 2021, there was a total of 94 criminal cases on the docket with some still being conducted by video. There were 20 felony cases, 63 misdemeanor cases and 11 infractions. There were 18 misdemeanor and/or infraction guilty pleas and 10 failure to appear warrants were issued. Six cases…

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Ava Flag Design Contest – Deadline Extended

The Ava Lions Club, in association with the Ava Art Guild, is sponsoring a contest to design a flag for the City of Ava. The contest is open to everyone and the City Council will select the winning design. The updated deadline is March 31st. All entries must be in color, 12” x 16”, or…

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City Aldermen Approve Training Reimbursement Plan for Police Officers

by Michael Boyink On Tuesday, March 9th, the Ava Board of Aldermen convened for a business session at 5 p.m. City Finances City Treasurer Peggy Porter said city finances were “steady” with $3.65 Million. She said the city was continuing to move funds into cash reserve funds with the goal of building to  3…

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