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One Minor Accident,  One Fatality Reported Leading Into Labor Day 

On August 29, Dominic Gustin, age 19, of Mansfield, Mo., was traveling northbound on Hwy. 5, two miles south of Ava, when the vehicle...

Associate Court Stats for August 22

During Judge Bock’s Associate Court day held on Thursday, Aug. 22, there was a total of 87 criminal cases on the docket.  There were 65...

Associate Court Day Cases; Strafford Man Sentenced 

During Judge Bock’s Associate Court Day docket on July 25, there was a total of 133 criminal cases on the docket.  There were 94...

Commissioners Select Food Service Vendor for New Jail Facility

On Thursday, July 18, Douglas County Commissioners selected Markham Restaurant Supply of Fort  Smith, Arkansas as service provider for the Douglas County Jail facility...

Campbell Named MoDOT District Engineer for Southwest Missouri

Steve Campbell, Neosho, has been named the district engineer for the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Southwest District. The district covers 21 counties and includes...

Officers Recover Stolen UTVs, Apprehend Burglary Suspects, One Shooter Arrested; Tuesday’s Shooting Still Under...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Department photo The two UTVs stolen from J Brothers were located by law enforcement and returned to the store four days following...

Commissioners Receive Bids for Food Services at New Jail Facility 

  On Thursday, July 11, the Douglas County Commissioners opened five bids that had recently been submitted by vendors interested in handling the future food...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report

During the week of the July 1 to July 7, 2019, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received and answered 82 calls for service and...

Douglas County Jail

Michael Boyink/Herald Framing work continues on the new Douglas County Jail building. The county broke ground on the project on December 10th, 2018. Construction is expected...

LEGAL NOTICE: Board of Equalization Meeting July 15

LEGAL NOTICE The Douglas County Board of Equalization will meet July15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.  Anyone interested in attending should contact the County Clerk’s office...
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2019 Fall Saturday Soccer Schedules

Ava Parks & Recreation Fall Youth Soccer Leagues start this Saturday. During the season, to confirm schedules or check for weather-related or other cancellations,...