Douglas County

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...

Offices To Close for Fourth of July  

The Fourth of July is Thursday, and in observance of the holiday, local businesses and government agencies will close their doors so employees can...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Activity Report

Tuesday, May 21, Corporal Wallace responded to a DFS hotline involving an infant and sexual allegations. Upon investigation, Lacie Riley (mother), age 24, of...

Ava License Office Closed Until Further Notice

by Michael Boyink / The Ava License Office located at 127 West Lincoln Avenue (just off the Ava Square) is closed until further notice. The State...

Douglas County Commissioners Reject Dump Truck Bid

The Douglas County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, June 17th, with Presiding Commissioner Lance Stillings, District No. 1 Commissioner Craig Cunningham, District...

Associate Court Day Cases on June 13

During Judge Bock’s Associate Court Day June 13, there was a total of 98 criminal cases on the docket. There were 77 misdemeanor cases,...
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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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