City of Ava

Ava Movie Theater: A Timeline

By Michael Boyink The just-opened Ava TrueView Theater is but the latest in a long history of movie theaters in Ava. One of the earliest was...

Activity Report – From The Ava Police Dept.

Reggie Johnson, Chief Phone 417-683-2900 – Answered 24 Hours a Day Calls By Type January 20 - January 26  Abandoned 911 Call - 1 Alarm - 2 Animal Call...

Mayor Pushes Through New Weapons Ordinance, Defies Sunshine Law By Denying Access to Public

By Sue Curry Jones The Ava Board of Aldermen passed a new weapons ordinance Tuesday evening, and the rewrite was presented with little advance notice...

Ava Proclaims January Cervical Health Awareness Month

David Norman, the Mayor of the City of Ava,  signed a proclamation for the month of January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. Mindy Johnson,...

Activity Report – From The Ava Police Dept.

Reggie Johnson, Chief Phone 417-683-2900 – Answered 24 Hours a Day Calls By Type January 6 - January 12  Alarm - 2 Animal Call - 4 Agency Assist - 29 Burglary,...

Aldermen Take Steps to Resolve Weapons Ordinance, Commit to Broaden the Scope

City councilmen unanimously voted to rescind the weapons ordinance adopted during a prior council meeting. In turn, councilmen reinstated the previous ordinance, which was...

Several Candidates File for Upcoming Election

Candidates file for school boards, health department, and east ward alderman position.  Last week on Jan. 4, Teresa Tost, of Ava, filed her candidacy for...

Activity Report – From The Ava Police Dept.

Reggie Johnson, Chief Phone 417-683-2900– Answered 24 Hours a Day Calls By Type January 1 - January 5  Animal Call - 3 Agency Assist - 4 Check Building - 15 Check...

City Council to Reconsider Discharge of Weapons Ordinance

By Michael Boyink At next week’s meeting of the Ava Board of Aldermen, the council will reconsider the recent changes they made to the city’s...

Activity Report – From The Ava Police Dept.

Reggie Johnson, Chief Phone 417-683-2900– Answered 24 Hours a Day Calls By Type December 23 - December 31  Alarm - 2 Animal Call - 3 Assault, Domestic - 1 Agency Assist...
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Douglas County Health Department Schedule

417-683-4174 603 NW 12th Ave., P.O. Box 940, Ava, Mo. 65608 Regular Office Hours:  Mon. Tues. Fri. 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Wed. Thurs. 8:00 a.m....

Looking Backward

Youth Art Month

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Family Enjoys Cruise