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MDC Invites Public to Open Houses on Black Bears

 MDC Photo Join MDC in Springfield July 9, Van Buren July 11, West Plains July 18, and St. Louis July 30 to learn more about black...

Dancing on the Square

Herald staff photo During the Saturday night square dance demonstration held on the Ava Square June 15, several also took the opportunity to Two Step,...

Ava Senior Center Menu, Activities & OATS Bus Schedule

LUNCH Menu subject to change without notice. (If you receive homebound meals please call if you will not be home when volunteers deliver) Mon., June 24...

Echo Bluff State Park To Host Midnight Madness Astronomy June 29

JEFFERSON CITY – Echo Bluff Sate Park invites the public to enjoy a night of summer sky star gazing during its second annual Midnight...

Missouri State Parks to Host Ribbon-Cutting at Table Rock State Park June 28

JEFFERSON CITY – Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony showcasing a $394,000 infrastructure project extending the Table Rock...

Old Time Square Dancing 

Square Dance Circle Up The Ava Square was a popular spot Saturday evening as local dancers and spectators came together to enjoy an evening of fun, fellowship, and...

Amateur Radio “Field Day” Will Focus on Skill, Service, Science

Members of the Douglas County Amateur Radio Club (DCAR) will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, on June 22 –...

Students Serve Community

Herald staff photo Ava R-I student volunteers were hard at work on Friday, June 14, for the Crosslines and Care to Learn food distribution give-a-way...

Discover Nature This Summer During Frogging Season

Photo courtesy of MDC  The MDC staff member above is shown holding a bullfrog.   Frogging season begins June 30 at sunset and runs through...

Archie’s Family Restaurant Opens Friday Morning To Welcome Customers

Archie’s Family Restaurant  located on North Jefferson Street, across from the Ava High School, will reopen with a fresh new look on Friday, June 21....
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