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Health Dept to Hold Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

The Douglas County Health Department will be offering a free, drive thru, flu shot clinic for  Douglas County residents 18 years and older on...

Annual Fox Trotter World Show and Celebration Runs September 6-12

AVA, MISSOURI (August 26, 2020) – Hundreds of beautiful Missouri Fox Trotting Horses and their fans will arrive in Ava, Mo., from Sunday, September...

Local Purple Heart Recipients Honored

by Scott Huffman Friday, August 7, 2020, was National Purple Heart Day and the Ava Russell T. Scott Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5993 and...

Pioneer Heritage Festival Canceled

The board of Pioneer Heritage Festival of the Ozarks has decided to cancel the annual festival which was to be held in Ava on...

Glade Top Trail Run Postponed Until April 3rd, 2021

From April, to October, back to April. That’s the updated schedule for the Glade Top Trail Run.  It usually happens the first Saturday in April each...

Foxtrotter Mid America Grand Slam Event Runs 8th-11th

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com COVID-19 continues to impact our world. While most events of any size have been canceled, others are being refactored, resized, and rejiggered. Such...

Hero Run

Photo:Keith Moore On July 4, approximately 70 people took part in a “Hero Flag Run” organized by Ava runner Mike Schiff. The course of approximately 3...

Lincoln Day Dinner is July 10th, Speaker is Loren Spivack

Loren Spivack will be the guest speaker at the Douglas County Republican Women’s Club annual Lincoln Day Dinner on July 10th.  Before becoming active...
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