Douglas County

Sheriff Chris Degase Reelected In County's Only Contested Race

Douglas County Sheriff Chris Degase was reelected by a significant margin in the only county race at Tuesday's general election. Degase, a Republican, received 4,293...

Fire Destroys Barn, Truck

The truck shown at left and a barn belonging to Ricky Jones were completely destroyed by fire last Friday night. The property is located...

Troop G Conducting Radio Coverage Survey In Douglas County

Radio coverage surveys have been done in other counties; now they are moving to Douglas County. Captain Dwayne F. Isringhausen, commanding officer of Troop G,...

Two Hurt In Separate Wrecks

Daniel W. Young, 31, of Ava, suffered moderate injuries last Thursday when his pickup was struck in the rear by another car. The Missouri State...

Coroner’s Inquest To Be Announced

Douglas County Coroner Rick Miller has informed the Herald an inquest on the August 30 shooting death of David Phillips will convene at a...

Town Hall Meeting Concerning Squires Post Office Operation Was Only a Formality

A crowd of about 75 people attended the town hall meeting at the Squires Community Building at noon last Friday to support their post...

The Historic Glade Top Trail

Situated in an area southwest of Ava on the Douglas-Ozark county line is the 23 miles of Glade Top Trail. This is the only...

Noblett Lake Is Again Open To The Public

Mark Twain National Forest’s Noblett Lake is once again open for public use. Mark Twain National Forest Acting Forest Supervisor Teresa Chase has rescinded the...

Douglas County Museum

We appreciate Mrs. Roberts for bringing her Bear’s Den students through on Tuesday, and to Mr. Moore for taking our pictures.  They got to...

Douglas/Ozark Counties RTA Met Tuesday, October 9

Douglas and Ozark Counties RTA members, Barbara Roberts, Ida Mae Huse, Geraldine Gray, Terri Hall, Ruth Evans, Caryl Feiler, Edith McKinnon, Julane Williams, Betty...
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Bethany Baptist – Norma Stilllings

June 22 – Ruby Corder and Kay Johnson are still making dresses for the “Dress a Girl Around the World” Project. Together they have...

Ava Senior Center