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COVID-19 & Ava: Community Guide to Changes, Cancellations, Restrictions

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Editor’s note: The information below is the most complete and current guide we could create while working within our publishing schedule.  Between...

Ava Mayor and Douglas County Presiding Commissioner Respond to Gov. Parson’s State Stay-At-Home Mandate

(April 4, 2020) –– This morning, City of Ava Mayor Burrely Loftin and Douglas County Commissioner Lance Stillings released the following statement concerning the...

Yard Sales

The City of Ava and Douglas County are requesting that all community yard sales be postponed through the month of April. We will evaluate...

Mayor and Presiding Commissioner Commend Community Response

Mayor Burrely Loftin and Presiding Commissioner Lance Stillings announced this week that they were pleased on how City and County officials are attempting to...

Boldly Blossoming

The Bradford Pear trees planted on the Ava Square recently bloomed, adding a nice visual touch to the downtown area. Unfortunately the trees are...

Post Office To Hold Mail Longer

According to a recent press release by the United States Post Office: “We are temporarily modifying how we handle mail that must be returned to...

COVID-19 Monies to Benefit Residents of Taney, Stone, Christian, Ozark and Douglas

Branson, Missouri – White River Valley Electric Cooperative’s trust program, Operation Round Up, has pledged 50,000 dollars to be matched by Community Foundation of...

Representative Karla Eslinger

Hello Friends and Family,  This past week the House of Representatives was not in session due to our scheduled spring break.  I was informed that...

Senator Mike Cunningham

The number of Missourians infected with the COVID-19 virus continues to rise with each passing day. At the moment I prepare this report, no...

Fire in Vanzant

The Eastern Douglas County Volunteer Fire Department (EDCVFD) and Skyline Area Fire Dept. were dispatched at 4:48 p.m. Sunday, March 22 to a structure...
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