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Finding Your Voice Again

By University Communications Having a stroke or a traumatic brain injury can make you feel like a foreigner in a strange land. Your cognition may...

Youth Art Month

Submitted Photo March is Youth Art Month - a national celebration of young people’s artwork. This is Ava Elementary School 1st Grader Ellee Cook’s work.   Submitted Photo March is...

Student Art and Writing Submissions Open Until March 15th

By Michael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com The Douglas County Herald continues to accept art and writing submissions from public, private and home-schooled students ages 13 to 18.  The works...

Ava High School Jazz Band Excels in Competitions

On Saturday, Feb. 23, for the first time in Ava High School history, the High School Jazz Band entered their first competition and traveled...


The Douglas County Public Library For those of you who have been waiting for the federal income tax forms to arrive, the Douglas County  Public...

Ava Art Guild Update

March is here and we are hoping the old saying “In like a lion and out like a lamb” holds true. This winter has...

Celebrated 87-Year-Old Tune Continues to Thrive in TV and Film “I’ll Fly Away” Sees...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 5, 2019) - In an age where few songs stand the test of time, one of the most recognized and recorded...

Calendar Of Events

This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same...

Ava Senior Center Menu & Activities

LUNCH Menu subject to change without notice. (If you receive homebound meals please call if you will not be home when volunteers deliver) Mon. March 11...

Family For Tunes: Musical Richness

Every third Tuesday at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center, Ken Thomas and Izzy and Sam play music for the residents. Residents have enjoyed...
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