Douglas County

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report

During the first week of October the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received and answered 81 Calls For Service and 10 individuals were booked in...


The local Sheriff makes some good points in his August 1st letter to the Editor. Public Officials love to hear from their voting public. ...

Percent of Missouri’s Children Living in Concentrated Poverty

New Data Shows Improvement for some Missouri Kids Living in Concentrated Poverty JEFFERSON CITY – The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released “Children Living in...

Associate Court Day Proceedings 

During Judge Bock’s Associate Court Day last week, there was a total of 76 criminal cases on the docket.  There were 64 misdemeanor cases,...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report

The beginning part of September has been very busy for the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.  From Sept. 1 to Sept. 15, 2019, the Douglas...

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...
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Watch For Changing Traffic Patterns This Thanksgiving Holiday! 

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds everyone to expect an increase in traffic over the Thanksgiving holiday. More...

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