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Drury University to Host Celebration Honoring the Legacy of the Late...

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Aug. 6, 2018 — One of the daughters of the late Rev. Oliver Brown will join Springfield community leaders and Drury University...

Governor Parson Scheduled To Speak at The Wall In Sept.

The Douglas County Veterans Memorial Association received good news this week when they were contacted by the governors office to confirm that barring an...

Plainview School New Student Enrollment

New student enrollment at Plainview is Tuesday, July 31 and Wednesday, August 1, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The following documents are needed to...

Highway Patrol Officer Shot Near Mansfield, Suspect in Custody

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper was shot this morning in Wright County. Sgt. Jeff Kinder, spokesman for the patrol’s Troop G, said the incident...

Local Students Attend FFA Camp

Dylan King, Dwight Emerson, Zhane Sliger, Samantha Lawson, Layla Giorgianni, and Mackenzie Lawson of the Ava FFA chapter recently attended Leadership Camp at Camp...

Douglas County Veterans Memorial Association Busy Planning for The Wall to...

By Larry Morrison The Douglas County Veterans are working at a frantic pace with activities and putting plans in place to host this huge national...

Looking Backward – Back Issues of the Douglas County Herald

25 years ago New teachers at Ava Schools this year include Susan Corder, kindergarten; Margaret Sparnicht,...

Ramblings of the Ole Parson – Robert E. Thompson, Sr.

Forgiveness? I did not know the men of this incident personally, but my friend Del told...

A Small Medium at Large – Galen Chadwick

“The good of the people is the highest law.”  Cicero “The profession of law has become...

What About This…? 8.16.2018

I wrote this article before the election when I was quite sure Proposition A, the...

The Snoop 8.9.18

By Sue Curry Jones I rarely get on Facebook.  I don’t really like it, and most...

What About This? – Wayne William Cipriano 8.9.18

I’m sure almost everyone has heard and taken a position on the YANNI / LAURAL...

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Springfield Research Center Receives Previously Unseen Photos of “The Father of...

By Erin Smither, senior archivist The State Historical Society of Missouri April 30 marked the ninety-second anniversary of the birth of Route 66. Photographs at the...

Cheers to 80 Years 

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