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Masonic Lodge Holds Installation

Ava Masonic Lodge #26.  AF&AM Supper was at 6:30 P.M. and was well attended.  All Masons are invited to join us in our basement for...

Missouri State Releases Summer 2019 Graduation List

By University Communications Missouri State University conferred 597 degrees to students in summer 2019. Students earned a total of 361 bachelor’s degrees, 222 master’s degrees, 10...

Missouri State Releases Summer 2019 Dean’s List

By University Communications Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean’s list. For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment...

Drury University is a Top 20 Midwest School in Latest U.S. News rankings 

DU jumps nine spots on the prestigious “Best Colleges” list, and is cited for outstanding value, great teaching, and social mobility  SPRINGFIELD, Sept. 9—Drury University...

Douglas County Women Complete 436 Hours of Exercise During Summer Exercise Challenge

Eileen Richards, above left, was the winner of a $25 gift certificate from Jean’s Healthway in Ava.  The certificate was donated by Jean Farbin,...

Drury Opens New Year by Recognizing Outstanding Faculty and Judge Warren White Scholars

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Drury University recently recognized outstanding faculty and second-year students at its 2019 Opening Convocation. The ceremony officially began Drury’s 146th academic...

Douglas County Teen Nominated for Overseas Music Tour

Due to his outstanding vocal performance at the Missouri state-level competition this year, David A. Johnson of Macomb, Douglas County, Missouri, son of Jonathan...

Fox Trotters World Show and Celebration

    Flags flying at the Fox Trotters entrance, ribbons waiting to be handed out, and colorful products in the vendor area.

Huff Defeats Bethel Teammate, Earns Bassmaster Classic Berth

  As No. 6 seed, Huff takes the win over teammate and friend, No 2 seed Carter McNeil. SPRING CITY, Tenn. — All week long, Cody...

MSU Board Recognizes Smart, MSU’s Successes, Gives Salary Increase

By University Communications Missouri State University President Clifton M. “Clif” Smart III received praise from the Board of Governors for his performance as president of...
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2019 Fall Saturday Soccer Schedules

Ava Parks & Recreation Fall Youth Soccer Leagues start this Saturday. During the season, to confirm schedules or check for weather-related or other cancellations,...