Douglas County

Fire in Vanzant

The Eastern Douglas County Volunteer Fire Department (EDCVFD) and Skyline Area Fire Dept. were dispatched at 4:48 p.m. Sunday, March 22 to a structure...

Grant Money Available for COVID-19 & Other Health-Related Projects

Recently, the Douglas County Community Foundation (DCCF)  was awarded a $10,000 Grant. These monies were provided by the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative, a partnership...

2 Women Sentenced to 5 Years, Court Business Now Handled by Video

On March 9, Yellonda Adams, 43, Dora, was sentenced to 5 years in the Department of Corrections through the Institutional Treatment Center for violating...

Douglas County Sheriff Report

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has received 85 Calls for Services during the week of March 9 to March 16, 2020, with 15 inmates...

Douglas County Community Foundation Offers Up To $10K for Local Health-Related Projects

Have a health-related project in mind for Douglas County, but need some funding to get off the ground?  The Douglas County Community Foundation (DCCF) is...

County Commissioners Meet, Make Funding Request for DOCO

Douglas County Commissioners met on Thursday, March 12, with Presiding Commissioner Lance Stillings, District #1 Commissioner, Craig Cunningham, and Karry Davis, County Clerk. In the...

Four Locals Sentenced to Department of Corrections March 3

During law day with Judge Craig Carter March 3, the following individuals were sentenced to the Department of Corrections.  David R. Thompson, 58, Ava, was...

New Jail – Where Did the Money Come From?

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com The flags have been raised. The public has been toured. The commemorative plaques of appreciation have been handed out. The K9 fundraiser/spend a night...

Two Sentenced to Department of Corrections

During Associate Court with Judge Bock Thursday, Feb. 27, there were a total of 80 criminal cases on the docket –– 68 misdemeanor cases,...

Douglas County Inmates Relocated to New Jail

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, inmates incarcerated in the Douglas County  jail were officially moved to the new jail facility, northwest of town.  The physical...
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Average Missourians Need Help Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

New Missouri Poverty Report Highlights Challenges Average Missourians Face JEFFERSON CITY — The Missourians to End Poverty coalition, in partnership with Missouri Community Action Network,...

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