By Jason Hoekema / Bears Rally in Fourth, Top Clark County in OT Counting Blessings In light of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Ava High School Bears...

Patrol Reports Nine Fatalities, Three Drownings Over Holiday 

Several local accidents are included in the report. One accident in Howell County involved the death of a horse, with serious injury to the...

Ava HS Students March in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

by Michael Boyink / Well, did you see them? Amidst the floats, balloons, mascots and celebrities marching in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were two Ava...

Missouri State Treasurer Announces Unclaimed Property List Items

JEFFERSON CITY – Santa checks his list twice and Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick is reminding Missourians to channel their inner-Kris Kringle and check...

Understanding Your Forage / Hay Analysis

AVA, Mo. –– For individuals that graze cattle, sheep, horses, goats or bale hay, understanding the nutrient content of your forage is important. Meeting...

Seasonal Update from ACW Ranger District

By Cody Lunsford, District Ranger AVA, Mo. (Dec. 2) – Taking care of the forest for the public means different work every season. With the weather getting...


Full Depth: Bears benefit from full squad

By Jason Hoekema / MANSFIELD – The Ava Bears basketball team had a decisive win over the Norwood Pirates Monday, keeping the opponent’s offense...

Community Shows Tremendous Support

Jason Hoekema/Herald A special community pep rally was held last week showcasing tremendous support for the Ava High School football team. During the rally, Coach...

Looking Backwards

25 years ago The Ava Lady Bears took home the first place trophy from the...

What About This?

By Wayne William Cipriano Christmas really snuck up on me this year, but it ain’t...

A Small Medium @ Large

By Galen Chadwick December 12  – Ok. So last week we ended with the hot button...

What About This?

By Wayne William Cipriano Things are moving very quickly in Washington, D.C. (You don’t see...

A Small Medium @ Large

by Galen Chadwick In the last episode I visited a local glyphosate-free apiary down in Ozark...

The Snoop

With holiday shopping on our minds, it was interesting this week to hear that several...


Norva Strong

Janiece Moore

Gary Kent Sjoquist

Ronnie Norman

Dyanna Degase

31.8 ° F
36 °
28 °
100 %
90 %
40 °
38 °
37 °
35 °
30 °

Feeding Your Family Like Family

This Farm for Life editorial is a series provided by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Ayers Stock Farm in Green City, Mo., has spent three...

Dear Santa – Part 2

Your Best Christmas Gift? 

Santa’s Helpers