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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., Oct. 21–Open...

Echo Bluff State Park To Host Halloween Festival 

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, OCT. 15, 2019 – Join in the fun at Echo Bluff State Park from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct....

Douglas County Health Department Programs

417-683-4174                            603 NW 12th Ave. P.O. Box 940, Ava, Mo. 65608 Regular Office Hours:  ...

Calendar Of Events

This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same...

Council On Aging Ava Senior Center

By Tommy Roberts Recent winners in the pitch tournament were Jerry, Jim and Lena.    Top three winners in the pool tournament were Lee, Jim and...

Celebrate All Things Bears at MSU Homecoming

By University Communications Bears everywhere are invited home and urged to attend MSU’s #BearsHomecoming 2019, which will be held on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25...

Halloween Is Almost Here –– Follow These Tips To Halt Hazards

OCT. 9 –– Halloween has become a hugely popular time for fun and festivities, but with it comes the potential for a variety of...

Glade Top Fall Event Canceled

Citing concerns with forecasted rain and thunderstorms, Ava Chamber of Commerce Director Judy Shields announced that the 2019 Glade Top Flaming Fall Revue has...

100th Birthday Celebration

Brooksie Clayton Graves, formerly of Ava, was honored with a special 100th birthday party Saturday, Sept. 28, by her daughter Eunice (Naugle) and husband...

Council on Aging Ava Senior Center

By Tommy Roberts Friday, Oct. 11, will be a free class on Medicare and You.  It begins at noon and should finish at 1:00 p.m. ...
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Four Phone Calls, Nine People, and Facebook Required to Get New...

by Michael Boyink /mike@douglascountyherald.com My task? Get a landline phone installed. Existing house. In town. Phone jacks already on the wall. Easy peasy, right? Not so much. My first hurdle...

Tuesday Bunco Update

Tecumseh – Linnie Ingram

Bagged a Buck