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Local EMA Group Is A Community Resource

As residents of central Alabama continue to recover from the severe thunderstorm and devastating tornadoes that swept through the state last week, it is...

County Commissioners Purchase Transport Van for Sheriff’s Office

Douglas County Presiding Commissioner Lance Stillings and District No. 2 Commissioner Lawson Curtis approved buying a 2012 Dodge Caravan from Davis Auto Sales, of...

Local Church Information Requested by the Herald 

The Douglas County Herald is requesting information about church groups currently serving congregations within the City of Ava and Douglas County.  At present, the...

Navigating Ava: Are the Revised Street Names 911 Compliant?

By Michael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com “911, when it comes,” said Mayor David Norman, “I want us to be ready for it.” That was in a 2017 interview with...

MSHP Troop G Releases Enforcement Operation  Totals for March 17 in Douglas County

A total of 29 citations and 36 warnings were issued in conjunction with a hazardous moving violation enforcement operation conducted in Douglas County on...

MDC Forecasts Challenging Spring Turkey Season

Poor production in recent years will make for a more challenging season.  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri turkey hunters can expect a challenging spring season...

Local Students Host National Honor Society State Convention

Missouri Association National Honor Society Executive Director Linda Whitford, above left, is shown presenting Ava High School’s National Honor Society President Stephen Copeland and...

City Judge Recognized for Service

  Municipal Court Judge Shannon Bryant Gamble, center, was recognized on Friday, March 15, for 15 years of dedicated service to the City of Ava’s...

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Attorney General  Announces Revamped Sunshine Law Book During Sunshine Week

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Missouri celebrates Sunshine Week, Attorney General Schmitt announced today a redesigned and more user-friendly Sunshine Law Book. One of...
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