Missouri Extension Council Candidates and Election Notice

NOMINEES SELECTED FOR UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI EXTENSION COUNCIL MEMBERS Douglas County Citizens of voting age in Douglas County, pursuant to the provisions of Sec. 262-577, R.S. Mo....

Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition

Youths participating in the Knights of Columbus free throw competition held in Ava recently are shown above showcasing a trophy or certificate of recognition. ...

Champion’s Winter Forecaster Under Surveillance

Photo Provided by Wilda Moses, Champion, MO Keep an eye out Saturday, Feb. 2nd, for this heralded predictor of spring. Retain your skepticism though, science...

Calendar Of Events

This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same...

Books-n-Bits – The Douglas County Public Library

We at the Douglas County Library are waiting along with everyone else for the Federal Income Tax forms to be delivered. So far we...

MFA Oil Foundation Awards Grants to Ava Rural, and Eastern Douglas County Fire Departments

Grants from the MFA Oil Foundation were recently awarded to two local fire departments to help with equipment purchases.  The presentation to the Eastern...

Thank a Farmer Week Is February 3 – 9

 Thank a Farmer Week is a celebration of the U.S. food supply as provided by America’s farmers and ranchers, and the special recognition begins...

Searching for Missouri Century Farms Starts Tomorrow February 1

If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1919, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. To...

Ava Senior Center Activities & OATS Bus Schedule

LUNCH Menu subject to change without notice. (If you receive homebound meals please call if you will not be home when volunteers deliver) Mon. Feb. 4...

4-H Partners with Feeding Missouri for Statewide Food Drive in February

COLUMBIA –– This February, Missouri 4-H is partnering with Feeding Missouri in a first-of-its-kind statewide food drive. All of the state’s more than 1,600...
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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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