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Local VFW, Auxiliary Express Thanks to Community

Local VFW, Auxiliary Express Thanks to Community  Russel T. Scott Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Post 5993 and Auxiliary hosted a community...

Council Defers Bathroom Project, Approves Flagpole Purchase

by Michael Boyink/mike@douglascountyherald.com On Tuesday, November 12th, the Ava Board of Aldermen convened for a business session at 5 p.m. City Finances City Treasurer Peggy Porter reported...

Veterans Honored in Ava

by Michael Boyink/mike@douglascountyherald.com The 11th hour. On the 11th day. Of the 11th month. When the first World War ended. And now, when we remember. And honor. And...

2019 Youth Award Winner 


2019 People’s Choice Award Winner


Local Veterans Recognized for Service

On Sunday, Nov. 3, the Piece and Friendship Quilt Guild, and Quilts of Valor (QOV) Foundation, hosted a special event to recognize 21 local...

Driver Examination Stations Closed Statewide For Thanksgiving Holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol would like to remind the public that driver examination stations throughout the state will close for the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices...

Veterans Memorial Dedicated

by Michael Boyink/mike@douglascountyherald.com It wasn’t exactly what you would call a “nice day.” The winds blew. The rains came. And the temps dropped. And yet, approximately 70...

AHS Students Offer Musical Presentation Nov. 14-16

The Ava High School Choir and Speech Department will be presenting Emma: A Pop Musical  at the Ava school’s Performing Arts Center on Nov....

Four Sentenced to Department of Corrections

From the office of the Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney  During law day with Judge Craig Carter on Tuesday, Nov. 5, the following individuals were sentenced...
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Watch For Changing Traffic Patterns This Thanksgiving Holiday! 

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds everyone to expect an increase in traffic over the Thanksgiving holiday. More...

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