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OTC Breaks Ground on New Education Center in Republic

REPUBLIC — Construction is underway for Ozarks Technical Community College’s newest education center in Republic. Projected to open in August 2020, the 30,000-square-foot facility...

Youth Art Month

Submitted Photo March is Youth Art Month - a national celebration of young people’s artwork. This is Ava Elementary School 1st Grader Ellee Cook’s work.   Submitted Photo March is...

Revamped Missouri Personal Finance Challenge launches

COLUMBIA –– The Missouri Council on Economic Education and the University of Missouri Center for Economic and Financial Education have launched a newly revamped...

U.S. Presidential Scholar Dr. Meena Bose to Discuss Foreign Policy at Drury

Lecture series is free and open to the public. Dr. Meena Bose, U.S. Presidential Scholar SPRINGFIELD, Mo., March 7, 2019 — Widely-accomplished scholar of U.S. politics Dr. Meena Bose will be...

Students of the Month

Mindy Johnson/Herald The Ava R-1 Academic Students of the Month for March 2019 were recognized at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch. Students Gracie Heinlein and...

Student Art and Writing Submissions Open Until March 15th

By Michael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com The Douglas County Herald continues to accept art and writing submissions from public, private and home-schooled students ages 13 to 18.  The works...

Parent Teacher Conferences To Be Held Thursday, Mar. 14; Ava Pre-School, Kindergarten Enrollment Coming...

Kindergarten enrollment days at Ava R-I Schools for fall 2019 will be held on Tuesday, April 2 and Wednesday, April 3, from 4:00 to...

Wild Horse and Burro Event in Carthage April 5-6

MILWAUKEE—The Bureau of Land Management - Eastern States (BLM-ES) Northeastern States District will hold a wild horse and burro event providing wild horses and...

Ava Alumnus Earns Distinguished Honor Graduate Army Award

By Michael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com ‘Local Boy Makes Good’ may be one of the oldest types of stories in the news trade, but that doesn’t make it...

Bears Den Activities

Middle school students practice their pie making skills.
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