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Douglas County Veterans Memorial Association Busy Planning for The Wall to Arrive Here in...

By Larry Morrison The Douglas County Veterans are working at a frantic pace with activities and putting plans in place to host this huge national...

Lions Club Run/Walk

The Lions Club Run on Saturday was enjoyed by adults, as well as youths and furry friends.  The run started and ended at the...
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Contracted Busing Continues to Divide School Board

  Meeting focus is once again devoted to student transportation and busing issues as the board continues to disagree about contract details.  Ava R-I School Board...

Jury Finds James Lee Aborn Not Guilty on All Charges

Not guilty on all four counts was the verdict announced last week in the second-degree murder trial of James Lee Aborn, of Ava, who...

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...
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