Awards&Honors

NPAA Bestows Industry Legend Johnny Morris with “Look to the Future” Award

NPAA News – Jan. 22, 2020 - Forestville, WI National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) recently awarded top honors to several members of the professional angling...

Student Wins National Contest with Original Song

Emalee Flatness’ song details the life of her ancestor, and it took her all the way to Broadway. SPRINGFIELD — During a family tree project in fifth grade, Emalee Flatness discovered her...

American Angus Association Announces Two New Members

Ben Stewart and Bryce Stewart, both of Ava, Missouri, are new junior members of the American Angus Association®, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the...

Local Music Teacher, Musician Receives Award

During the Missouri Music Educators Association luncheon held on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Tan-Tar-A, at Lake of the Ozarks, local musician and string teacher,...

Local IAC Member Wins National Service Award

Cleta Sweeney, of Wasola, Mo, is  recipient of the national award for volunteer service to the International Aerobatic Club (IAC).  The award was presented...

Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

By University Communications Christopher S. “Kit” Bond, Dr. Patricia Dix, Wendy Doyle, Bob Holden and Dred Scott will be inducted into the Missouri Public Affairs...

VFW Awards

Missouri State Releases Fall 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...

Three from Ava R-1 Schools Win VFW Awards

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Ava HS Junior Grace Key won the Voice of Democracy Essay/Speech Contest from the VFW. She will move on to the...

Hammons School of Architecture Project Receives 2019 Best of Design Award

SPRINGFIELD, Dec. 20 — The Architect’s Newspaper 2019 Best of Design Awards jury has selected the Hammons School of Architecture’s “A Home for MJ”...
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Average Missourians Need Help Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

New Missouri Poverty Report Highlights Challenges Average Missourians Face JEFFERSON CITY — The Missourians to End Poverty coalition, in partnership with Missouri Community Action Network,...

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