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Glenda Young Found Guilty of Murder

Cellphone records considered crucial evidence in the case, contradicting defendants alibi by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com On Friday, June 12th, Glenda Mason Young, 71, of Ava was...

Graduated, Finally

Delayed and Socially-Distanced Ceremonies Held for Ava’s Class of 2020 by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com They were graduated. They are graduated. They graduated. No matter which version you deem grammatically...

Highway 76 Accident Injures One

Gregory Rawlins, 43, of Ozark, MO sustained serious injuries on Monday, June 15th in a one-vehicle accident on Monday, June 15th.  The crash happened on...

Missourians Urged to Check Local Papers to Search Unclaimed Property List

The list appears in this issue of the Herald on Page B-2.  It will also publish next week as well.  JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri State...

Mercy Springfield Communities Loosens Visitor Restrictions

One visitor allowed with hospitalized patients SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (June 11, 2020) – Beginning tomorrow, June 12, at 6 a.m., Mercy’s hospitalized patients will be allowed...

Governor Parson Announces Missouri Will Fully Reopen, Enter Phase 2 of Recovery Plan on...

JEFFERSON CITY – Pending expiration of Phase 1 on June 15, Governor Mike Parson announced today that Missouri will fully reopen and enter Phase...

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HOTO 4th of July Celebration Canceled

On Monday, June 8th, Brandee Cutbirth of Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare (HOTO) announced that the annual 4th of July Celebration would be canceled...

Ava R-1 Prom Canceled

According to Ava R-1 High School Principal Dr. Teresa Nash,  the 2020 Prom has been canceled. Dr Nash cited “concerns with social distancing and capacity...
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Bethany Baptist – Norma Stilllings

June 22 – Ruby Corder and Kay Johnson are still making dresses for the “Dress a Girl Around the World” Project. Together they have...

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