Douglas County

Youth Competes In Pageant, Program To Be Televised

Samantha Keyes, age 7, daughter of James and Amy Keyes of Ava, and granddaughter of Glenda Jones, owner of P.G.’s Grocery, recently participated in...

Douglas County, Missouri Voters Support Rick Santorum in Presidential Primary

Although only about 11 percent of the registered voters of Douglas County went to the polls on Tuesday, those who did vote overwhelmingly supported...

Former Deputy Found Guilty; Fine Only, No Prison Time

Following a four-day trial in Houston, Mo., and after three hours of deliberation on both the guilt phase and the punishment phase of the...

Public Rallies Behind Extension, County Agrees to Fund Program

A large, but very orderly crowd of folks gathered in the hallway of the Douglas County Courthouse Monday morning in support of the Douglas...

The Stone House Diary – A Busy Muddle

These are good days. Engaging. Challenging. A bit chaotic. I have too much going on, too many interesting projects. Everywhere I turn there is something...

Stonehouse Diary – The Strange Season

Where has winter gone? The February photograph on the bank calendar hanging in the kitchen shows a bare pecan grove laden with snow. The...

Drury Reader Reports 'Kidnapping' Of Chihuahua Puppy

A couple living in the Drury area in eastern Douglas County recently reported an incident that they feel the public should be aware of. The...

Former County Deputy James Verow Found Guilty On Drug Charges

Breaking news: On a change of venue from Douglas to Texas County, James Verow, former Douglas County Deputy Sheriff was found guilty on four...

Old Squires Store Burns; Reward Offered In Fires

Fire of an undetermined origin destroyed the old Squires Store building south of Ava last Sunday night, adding to the concern of folks in...

County Adopts Budget of $3.5 Million; Suspends Funding for Extension Office

The Douglas County Commission approved a budget on Jan. 12 that calls for total expenditures of $3,546,000 and revenues this year of $3,095.424. A...
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