Missouri Arts Council To Present Free Workshop on Grants in Cape...

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 15 — The Missouri Arts Council, the state agency supporting the arts for all Missourians, is presenting a free workshop on...

Greetings From: Farmington, New Mexico

Stories from eight years of living on the road in America by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Easy highway access. Paved sites. Full hookups. Campground stores. Pools. Hot...

Do Research Before Donating To Breast Cancer Charities or Buying Pink...

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 16 – Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings with it a wave of appeals to donate to breast cancer charities. Better Business...

Ava R-1 Schools Receive $20K STEM Grant

Michael Boyink/Herald Dr Jason Dial (right) accepts a check for $20,000 from David Hosick, Senior Program Director for Project Lead The Way at Missouri S&T....

AHS Names Academic Students for October

Hunter Downs, left, and Grace Roberts have been selected as the academic students of the month for October. October Ava High School administration announced last...

8th-Grade Girls’ Volleyball Team

Photo submitted Team members and coaches of the eighth-grade girls’ volleyball team are shown above.  They are, front row, Chloe Barnum, Gracie Fleetwood, Denise Ames,...

Sports

7th-Grade Volleyball Team

Photo submitted Team members and coaches of the seventh-grade girls’ volleyball team are shown above.  They are, front row: manager Kaylee Caudill, Alexis Emrick, libero...

Every Inch Counts: Bears Squeak by Bobcats in OT

By Jason Hoekema In every sport, inches matter. An inch can determine a first down conversion, an out, a three-point shot, medaling in track, and...

Four Phone Calls, Nine People, and Facebook Required to Get New Phone Installed in Ava

by Michael Boyink /mike@douglascountyherald.com My task? Get a landline phone installed. Existing house. In town. Phone jacks already...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Only 60% of students who enter 9th-grade at Ava High School receive a...

A Small Medium @ Large

The 20 Year Plan – A Survival Strategy for Small Farms The pattern of today’s column,...

What About This? By Wayne William Cipriano

I watch a lot of television during football season, but that is mostly during the...

Looking Backward

25 years ago The annual Topaz Fall Festival will be held this Sunday afternoon at the...

A Small Medium @ Large

The 20 Year Plan – Part 4  Women of the Watershed Unite! It is important for...

Obituaries

Daryl L. Golding

Keith Wilkerson

Sybil Lethco Carmichael

Marcia Jean Yonker

Kathleen Loyd

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Four Phone Calls, Nine People, and Facebook Required to Get New...

by Michael Boyink /mike@douglascountyherald.com My task? Get a landline phone installed. Existing house. In town. Phone jacks already on the wall. Easy peasy, right? Not so much. My first hurdle...

Tuesday Bunco Update

Tecumseh – Linnie Ingram

Bagged a Buck