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Highway Patrol Officer Shot Near Mansfield, Suspect in Custody

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper was shot this morning in Wright County. Sgt. Jeff Kinder, spokesman for the patrol’s Troop G, said the incident...

Local Students Attend FFA Camp

Dylan King, Dwight Emerson, Zhane Sliger, Samantha Lawson, Layla Giorgianni, and Mackenzie Lawson of the Ava FFA chapter recently attended Leadership Camp at Camp...

Douglas County Veterans Memorial Association Busy Planning for The Wall to Arrive Here in...

By Larry Morrison The Douglas County Veterans are working at a frantic pace with activities and putting plans in place to host this huge national...

Fourth of July Extravaganza Friday at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare

Spectacular fireworks, food and community are just a few of the many offerings available Friday, June 29, when Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center...

Jury Finds James Lee Aborn Not Guilty on All Charges

Not guilty on all four counts was the verdict announced last week in the second-degree murder trial of James Lee Aborn, of Ava, who...

FFA Advisors Presented with New Jackets

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day the Ava FFA Booster Club presented Rebecca Perkins, FFA Advisor (left) and Brent Lakey, FFA Advisor (right) with...

Lieutenant Governor Hosts Senior Service Awards

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On Monday, May 7, a large crowd filled the Missouri State Capitol’s rotunda to recognize the 2018 Senior Service Award...

A Special Last Ride for Seniors

On Wednesday, May 9, at 7:30 a.m., seniors in the graduating class of 2018 lined up on the Ava Square for the annual Senior...

Ninety-Six Seniors Graduate From Ava

The commencement ceremony for the 2108 graduating class of Ava High School was held Friday, May 11, at the C. E. Harlan Stadium, west...

Local Fire Departments Receive Funds for Protective Gear

Douglas County has recently been awarded a regional grant for personal protective equipment (PPE), items also called turnout gear for area volunteer fire departments.  Seven...
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