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County Adopts Budget of $3.5 Million; Suspends Funding for Extension Office

The Douglas County Commission approved a budget on Jan. 12 that calls for total expenditures of $3,546,000 and revenues this year of $3,095.424. A...

Southwest Airlines Coming to Branson

BRANSON–Southwest Airlines has committed to serve Branson, Missouri according to a Southwest Airlines press release issued this week. Southwest Airlines has made the decision...

House Fires Keep Firemen On the Go

The Ava City Fire Department was dispatched early Wednesday morning to a structure fire east of the downtown that resulted in major damage to...

Emergency Response Team Preparing For Spring Storms

The Douglas/Ozark Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) conducted a full scale exercise last Saturday at the Ava/Douglas County Training Center in Ava, under the direction of Steven...

Ava Lady Bears Are 3-0 In SCA

Payton Lakey had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Jorie Garrett had 18 points and 13 rebounds here last Thursday night, and the Ava...

Local Woman Is Recovering After Being Pinned In Wreck For Over an Hour...

An area teenager is recovering at home this week after a harrowing ordeal last Wednesday night. Shady D. Flippo, 19, of Seymour, crashed the 1995...

Adams Will Play In Biggest Game Of His Career Saturday

Dillon Adams has achieved some of the highest honors of  high school football during this past  season. He received First Team All-State, First Team...

One Arrested; One Still at Large Following Burglaries

One man was arrested last Saturday and returned to custody on stealing charges, and a second individual is still being sought by the Douglas...

Replacement of Bryant Bridge Postponed (Again) Until Summer

Schedule Adjusted to Coordinate with Schools, Minimize Impacts SIKESTON - Work to replace the Route 76 bridge over Bryant Creek in Douglas County has been...

Quick Pleads Guilty to 2nd Degree Murder In Circuit Court Here Tuesday

April Dawn Quick, 33, of Mtn. Home, Ark., entered a plea of guilty to 2nd degree murder and armed criminal action in Douglas County...
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