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CHART Group Hosts Program Here On Substance Abuse

Douglas County Community Health Assistance Resources Team (C.H.A.R.T.) and InterAgency Council hosted an informative program in Ava last Friday morning on substance abuse. About 50...

Lady Bears Win SCA Games Over Houston, Willow Springs; Lose to Mansfield at Home

The Ava Lady Bears picked up SCA wins on the softball field this week over Houston and Willow Springs. On Tuesday afternoon, the Lady Bears...

World War II Veterans Gathering In Ozark Co. For Reunion of 416th Bomb Group Today

By Sue Ann Jones A World War II combat unit – at least what’s left of it after 70 years – made its way to...

MU Extension Brings ‘Food Power Young Adventure’ to Ava Elementary School

Students at Ava Elementary School experienced Food Power Young Adventure, a performance that uses puppetry and music to teach the importance of healthy eating,...

Bears Hand Salem 44-7 Loss In SCA Football Action Here

Coming off a crushing 47-13 SCA loss to the Liberty Eagles at Mtn. View a week earlier, no one was sure how the Ava...

Strong Work Ethic, Commitment and, a few innocent pranks along the way.

By Sue Curry Jones Having worked his way through college, Cody Whitaker is thankful to be teaching at Ava High School, where he serves...

Making Math Enjoyable – Teaching Kids Confidence

By Sue Curry Jones Rhonda Little grew up in Douglas County on a dairy farm, and today, while teaching seventh-grade math at Ava, she is...

Local Resident Volunteers Time – For The Love of Dogs

By Sue Curry Jones Vanessa Johnson, of Ava, serves as a volunteer to the City of Ava Pound Shelter, and in many cases, when an...

Sheriff Says Alcohol Was Factor In Shooting Saturday

A rural Ava man was taken into custody last Saturday night following a domestic disturbance and shooting west of Ava. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office...

Republican Women’s Club Meets Sept. 17 at the Courthouse

The Douglas County Republican Women’s Club met on Sept. 17 in the courthouse. After prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance, Sarah Greek, the club’s president,...
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Playoff Pictures Are All Uphill

By Jason Hoekema Monday, Feb. 18 marks the start of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 3, District 11 playoff tournaments for...

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