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Local Fire Departments Receive Funds for Protective Gear

Douglas County has recently been awarded a regional grant for personal protective equipment (PPE), items also called turnout gear for area volunteer fire departments.  Seven...

Ava Ambulance Expands With New Building

Submitted by Keith Moore After months of bidding, rejecting bids, rebidding and negotiating contracts, the Ava Area Ambulance District began construction this week on an...

Prescribed Fire to Take Place Along Glade Top Trail

As weather allows, the Mark Twain National Forest will be conducting 654 acres of prescribed fire along the Glade Top Trail (between the Caney...

Sheriff Hold Press Conference Concerning Shooting

Sheriff Chris Degase conducted a press conference outside the Sheriff’s Office Friday morning to discuss a shooting in the county Thursday night that left...

Douglas County Is Certified Work- Ready Community

Teri Ebel, Business Services Representative for Missouri Job Center, West Plains, announced this week that Douglas County is now a Certified Work-Ready Community. “Thanks to...

Douglas County Foxtrotters Host Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

The Douglas County Foxtrotters hosted the September luncheon meeting of the Ava Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday. The meeting was an outdoor cookout setting...

EDCVFD Awarded SAFER Grant To Recruit Personnel

The Eastern Douglas County Volunteer Fire Department is happy to announce that they have been awarded a SAFER grant in the amount of $182,919...

Douglas County Ranks 2nd Statewide In Child Support Enforcement

The Missouri Department of Child Support Enforcement released its annual report for fiscal year 2017. The Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office ranked 2nd out...

Emergency Response Team

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), working in tandem with the Ava/Douglas County EMA, is in the process of organizing a local emergency response...

Bradleyville School Beta Club Will Host Back to School Bash

Bradleyville High School Beta Club will host a "Back 2 School Bash" during the school's open house on Tuesday, Aug. 15. During the open...
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Douglas County Veterans Are Busy Counting Days Till The Wall Arrives

By Larry Morrison  It seems that sometimes in life one is just busier than other times.  This is one of those times for the Douglas...

Tuesday Bunco Meets

Nubbin Ridge Homemakers

Goodhope Ministries