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Extensive Damage at Country Club as Strong Storms Move Through Friday...

Excessively hard rain and wind hit the Ava Country Club Friday night, August 10, around 7:15 p.m., with considerable damage occurring near the clubhouse....

New Mobile Dental Unit at MOCH

The Mobile Dental Unit shown above is the new mobile unit that will be used by Dr. Sybil Fortner to travel to areas and...

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...

Coffee with Coach Ford Begins Aug. 28

SPRINGFIELD –– Missouri State basketball fans will soon have a unique opportunity to interact with Bears head basketball coach Dana Ford, starting Tuesday, Aug....

2018 Football Season Starts Friday Night in Buffalo, Bears Ready to...

By Chance Dry After coming off an amazing 12 win season and falling short to the 6 time state Champion Lamar Tigers, you better believe...

The Snoop 8.23.18

By Sue Curry Jones Last week, a California jury ruled in favor of a groundskeeper and...

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

An Angel? A young Russian couple were hiking in the mountains of Russia.  (I don’t know...

Looking Backward 8.23.2018

25 years ago When Richard Huber pulled into the driveway at Clinton Hodges’ home in Ava...

A Small Medium at Large – Galen Chadwick August 23

The law in interesting times- Part 2 The last edition began with the general theory that...

What About This…? 8.23.2018

We have been told, at least by some, that there is no such thing as...

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,...

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