Ava R-1 School Board Approves Raises For Teachers & Bus Drivers,...

by Michael Boyink  / mike@douglascountyherald.com The Ava R-1 School Board held a budgetary meeting on Thursday, June 25th at 5:30 P.M. During the hour-long meeting, the board...

Douglas County Roads: Where Does the Money Come From?

by Michael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com Money for roads. Where all does it come from? Last week we looked at one source - the road maintenance-specific sales tax Douglas...

A Tribute to Treasured Cousins

In this week of birthdays, celebrating a shared heritage. By Janet Taber Cousins – the very word evokes fond memories of childhood for most people, of...

Now Available: Ava R-1 Digital Sports Scrapbook

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com You might remember the Ava football team won a game or two this season.  Boys basketball, girls volleyball and girls basketball also...

Sports

Now Available: Ava R-1 Digital Sports Scrapbook

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com You might remember the Ava football team won a game or two this season.  Boys basketball, girls volleyball and girls basketball also...

Grizzly Volleyball Standout Kelly Wiedemann Signs with USC Upstate 

WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Missouri State University-West Plains Grizzly Volleyball standout Kelly Wiedemann will become a Spartan for the next chapter of her collegiate...

What About This?

By Wayne William Cipriano There is a lot to be said for technological advancements. Many actually...

The Snoop

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Bias. Complaints about bias in newspapers are as old as newspapers themselves.  Newspapers haven’t...

Looking Backward

25 Years Ago The Ava Area Chamber of Commerce is resuming its Welcome Basket project to...

What About This?

By Wayne William Cipriano Talk about hiding your light under a bushel basket (for youngsters and...

The Snoop

Over the past few weeks, Mike Boyink and I have found it difficult to find...

What About This?

By Wayne William Cipriano School is on the way! And now that our school-bus transportation controversy is...

Obituaries

Phillip Randall Akers

Jerry Paul Roy

Andrew Lee Curtis

David Lee Wedemeyer

Inez Barker

Randy Roads Connors

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Bethany Baptist – Norma Stilllings

June 22 – Ruby Corder and Kay Johnson are still making dresses for the “Dress a Girl Around the World” Project. Together they have...

Ava Senior Center