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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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Associate & Circuit Law Day

During Associate Court Day on April 15, 2021, there was a total of 78 criminal cases on the docket with some still being conducted by video. There were 36 felony cases, 38 misdemeanor cases and 4 infractions. There were 6 misdemeanor and/or infraction guilty pleas and 8 failure to appear warrants were issued. Seven cases…

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AHS Citizens of the Month

Our citizens of the month for April are Jonathan Mullican and Kaylee Hall. Jonathan Mullican, a freshman at Ava High School, is the son of James and Theresa Mullican.  Jonathan and his family recently moved here from Colorado where they raised livestock. His special community projects include organizing a community Easter Egg hunt for the…

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All Fired Up

by Doug Berger Louise Walker as a young child lived in Santa Fe and on a ranch in New Mexico, a state known for its connection to Native American pottery. But it was after leaving the state and later returning that she began seriously pursuing her interest in the art form. “Pottery came after I…

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