City of Ava

2020 Senior Homecoming Cruise

Michael Boyink/Herald Friends and family members stand around the Ava Square and hold banners of encouragement out for the passing graduates during the 2020 Senior...

Keeps Raining All the Time

Michael Boyink/Herald Dark clouds are visible over the Ava Square on May 15th. According to, Ava received 7.3” of rain between May 1st and May...

S’More Graduates

Michael Boyink/Herald Ava R-1 Graduating Senions Caitlin Welch (left) and Eden Little (right) make s’mores in the gazebo on the Ava Square during the 2020 Senior...

City Cancels  Regular Session – Calls Special Session Today 

The Ava Board of Aldermen had previously canceled their regular session scheduled for this week on May 12th.   On Tuesday, however, City Clerk Suzanne...

Ava Police Activity Report

Calls By Type 05/03/20 - 05/09/20 Alarm - 1 Animal Call - 2 Assist Agency - 3 Assist Agency (DCSO) - 1 Assist Agency (MSHP)...

National Police Week May 10-16

Nation Pays Tribute to Service and Sacrifice of Law Enforcement ––Springfield Police Officer Chris Walsh to be honored. KANSAS CITY – In honor of National...

Kindergarten Enrollment

Enrollment for kindergarten at Ava R-I for the fall of 2020 will be by appointment on Tuesday May 19, Wednesday May 20, & Friday...

Moving In

Michael Boyink/Herald A sign crew removes the Ava Victory Academy sign last week from the parking lot on Springfield Road. The new Dollar Tree sign is...

Guidelines for Yard Sales

The City of Ava and Douglas County asked that all yard sales and garage sales hold off while the “Stay Home Missouri” orders were...

Activity Report – From The Ava Police Dept.

Calls By Type 4/26/20 – 5/2/20 Alarm - 1 Animal Call - 2 Assist Agency - 3 Assist Person - 2 Check Person -...
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