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Learning to Change: Missouri School Boards’ Association Guidelines for Reopening Schools in a Coronavirus...

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com School every other day. Or different grades on different days. Or school all year. Or elementary school in-person, but higher grades...

Growing Concern

Michael Boyink/Herald Mix up fewer COVID-19 restrictions, mild weather, a weekend and what do you get? A bustling farmer’s market on the Ava Square. This week’s...

Coming Soon – Ava R-1 Digital Sports Scrapbook

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com You might remember the Ava football team won a game or two this season.  Boys basketball, girls volleyball and girls basketball all...

MDC Reports Spring Turkey Season Ended with 41,454 Birds Harvested

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that turkey hunters checked 38,730 birds during Missouri’s 2020 regular...

Celebrating Happy Endings

On Friday evening, May 8, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a request for help in finding a lost juvenile missing in eastern...

“We See You”

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com We see you. That message was posted on the back of a golf cart in the parade held Saturday, May 2nd to...

Cutting In

Michael Boyink/Herald Ava’s hairdressers and barbers were doing a brisk trade on Tuesday, May 5th after Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s “Show Me Strong” Phase 1 plan...

Douglas County to Receive $1.5M in Coronavirus Relief Funds

by Michael Boyink  / mike@douglascountyherald.com To say the COVID-19 pandemic has come at a cost is an obvious understatement. Some of those costs we don’t even know...

Storm Sirens to be Tested on May 13

The Ava / Douglas County Emergency Management office will be testing the storm alert sirens on Wednesday, May 13, at 10:00 a.m. If severe weather...

Ava High School Class of 2020 Senior Activities

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, events for the graduating class of 2020 have been rescheduled.  Senior Awards Assembly An awards slideshow will be released on...
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Average Missourians Need Help Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

New Missouri Poverty Report Highlights Challenges Average Missourians Face JEFFERSON CITY — The Missourians to End Poverty coalition, in partnership with Missouri Community Action Network,...

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