A Supportive Gift for Skyline

Students in the third grade class at Skyline School are shown above with new chairs recently purchased because of a donation from board member...

Learn to Burn: There’s Still Time to Register for Ozark Region Prescribed Fire Workshops

Prescribed fire is a useful tool for land and wildlife management. WEST PLAINS, Mo. –The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites landowners, natural resources managers,...

Douglas County Health Department

• 603 NW 12th Avenue •  P.O. Box 940 • Ava, MO 65608 Regular Office Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 -...

Offices To Close for Presidents’ Day  

Presidents’ Day will be observed next week on Monday, Feb. 18, and many local businesses and government agencies will be closed in observance of...

Council on Aging Senior Center

By Tommy Roberts  Happy Valentine’s Day to each of you. Valentine’s Day is for lovers. . . . of chocolate! Things are busy at the Senior...

City Receives Grant for ADA Improvements to Ava Square

Mayor David Norman announced on Tuesday the City of Ava was awarded a Community Development Block Grant for the purpose of making the Ava...

Ava Ministerial Alliance Nursing Home Service  

Schedule Feb. –– March February 17 - Mound Church February 24 - Ava General Baptist March 3 - Gentryville Church March 10 - Black Jack Church March 17 -...

Missouri Alliance for Children and Families Is Under New Leadership

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. – New leadership is at the helm of Missouri Alliance for Children and Families (MACF) and excited to continue working to...

Angels and Outlaws: Ava in the National News

By Michael Boyink Did you read it? Back on January 27th, put Ava in the crosshairs of an article entitled Guns and God: Growing number...

Legalizing Sports Betting Could Fund Education, Veterans

By Shoshana Dubnow, Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— Legalizing sports betting in Missouri would generate revenue for education and veterans under a proposal debated by...
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Playoff Pictures Are All Uphill

By Jason Hoekema Monday, Feb. 18 marks the start of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 3, District 11 playoff tournaments for...

A Fond Farewell

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