What I Watched Today (rambling, random thoughts & annoyingly detailed recaps from real time TV watching) General Hospital At the small bar in the MetroCourt, Curtis says he only billed Julian for actual time and expenses. Julian gives him a check, saying he covered that and then some. Ava joins them, saying, she hopes […]
6 Type Six – The Loyalist Committed, Reliable, Security-Oriented, and Cautious Type Six personalities have the basic desire to be secure and to have guidance. This makes Sixes loyal and reliable, but also characteristically fearful and anxious to be without support. Because Sixes often struggle the most when fear and self-doubt, they have the opportunity […]
I took my news in last Monday and eggs to the court house, got some groceries, then I filled up with gas. I went to Lakota’s last Tuesday and spent the day with Tevin and Adrian, and ate dinner with them. I went to Vernal and Ellen’s that evening and they took me out to […]
The Bible is one-hundred percent true. Of course, one would expect anyone writing this column to say that. But, to say that, and be able to back it up is quite another. There are a lot of “notions” floating around out there. Some believe that the Bible is fantastical, something made up, fabricated. King David […]
Hello from Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center in Ava, MO. The weather let us down Thursday for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt, so the Easter Bunny (from Three Rivers Hospice) and I loaded up the eggs and took them to the Ava Head Start, Ava Preschool and Ava Elementary kindergarten classes. The […]
On April 16, the South Central Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC), a 21-person committee made up of three representatives from each of the seven counties in the south central region, met and established a proposed project list for this seven county region. The region includes the counties of Douglas, Howell, Oregon, Ozark, Shannon, Texas, and Wright […]
The Ava chapter of the Knights of Columbus recently presented the Options Pregnancy Center with a $506 check for the proceeds of a quilt raffled off at their annual St. Patrick’s Day “Wild Game” dinner. The quilt was made by and donated to the Knights by Connie Freeman. The winner of the quilt was Jerry […]
by Michael Boyink, email@example.com The Ava Board of Aldermen met for their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 23rd. It was a relatively short meeting, with only some updates on city matters and no significant voting. Circuit Court Ava City Attorney Larry Tyrrell gave an update on the first session of combined city and county court, held […]
Crews began fitting pre-formed wall panels into place this week at the construction site for the new Douglas County Sheriff’s Department and Jail in Ava.
Ava Schools Breakfast Menu Monday, April 29 Breakfast pizza, apple. Tuesday, April 30 Chicken biscuit, orange smiles. Wednesday, May 1 Mini cinnis, bananas. Thursday, May 2 Cereal with cheese stick, applesauce. Friday, May 3 Sausage pancake on a stick, apple. Ava Elementary Lunch Menu Monday, April 29 Hot dog on bun, chicken and cheese quesadilla, […]
LUNCH Menu subject to change without notice. (If you receive homebound meals please call if you will not be home when volunteers deliver) Mon., April 29 – Taco salad, Mexicali corn, coconut cream pie. Tues., April 30 – Chicken divan, baked potato, fresh baked roll, banana cake. Wed., May 1 – Oven fried chicken, baked […]
by Michael Boyink, firstname.lastname@example.org Columbia “Lum” Mankin didn’t like history. She certainly didn’t want to write a history book. But her children asked her. And her grandchildren asked her. All those stories she’d told them growing up? They needed to be written down. She refused. “I just bucked like a bay steer,” Lum later wrote. “You […]
Marissa Randolph and Kristy Elliott brought their Bear Den kids to the Ava City Park to plant flowers in a recent celebration of Earth Day. Pictured are pre-k to middle schoolers.