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Ava City Hall Power Outage Planned Friday

If you’ve been procrastinating payment of a utility bill, or perhaps have put off paying for a traffic ticket at Ava City Hall, and...

First Look at New County Jail

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com “How many of you have eaten in a jail before?” That was how Ava Chamber of Commerce Director Judy Shields opened up...

Sole Douglas County Marijuana License Recipient Sues State for Additional Licenses

By Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com On December 26th, 2019, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the recipients of medical marijuana cultivation facility licenses. No...

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Scam: Mega Millions Lottery

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com “ATTENTION: LUCKY WINNER” A Douglas County resident brought in a letter this week that started with those words. Maybe you got one too. Don’t...

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Press Day at the Capitol

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com On Thursday, January 30th, representatives from the Douglas County Herald attended the Missouri Press Day at the Missouri Capitol. After hearing a...

February is Heart Month –– Make Cardiovascular Health A Lifelong New Year Resolution   

According to the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis –– Missouri has the nation’s 10th highest death rate due to heart disease. As calendars turn...

Greetings From: Beaufort, SC

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com “Recalculating.” That’s what Mr. Ferguson - our GPS - would say when I didn’t follow his route. I’m convinced that the Garmin programmers...

Upcoming CBCO Blood Drive in Ava Feb. 11

 CBCO says critical need for type O Negative and AB Plasma - Donors encouraged to give now.  JAN. 29, 2020 - Community Blood Center of...
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