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Artist Dorothy Dent Delighted to Find Her Hammond Painting Exhibited at Ozark County Historium 

By Janet Taber Reprinted with permission of the Ozark County Times Because of limited space constraints, the Ozark County Historium in Gainesville does not ordinarily accept...

Bock Sworn In as Associate Circuit Judge

Elizabeth Bock was sworn in Monday morning as Douglas County Associate Circuit Judge. Judge Bock was installed by 44th Judicial Circuit Judge Craig Carter...

Bears Beat Houston, Lose to Morrisville on Home Floor

The Ava Bears defeated Houston in SCA play at home last Friday night to improve their record to 9-4 on the season. On Tuesday night,...

MDC Will Host Prescribed Fire Workshop Here on Jan. 15

The Missouri Department of Conservation will host a prescribed fire workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Ava High School Vo-Ag Building. Brad Mormann, private...

New Rehabilitation Hospital Planned for Springfield

State of Missouri Approves $28 Million Project SPRINGFIELD – After a hearing Monday morning, the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee has given Mercy the green...

Lady Bears Beat Salem In First SCA Contest Monday Night

The Ava Lady Bears hit enough free throws to offset the handy outside shooting of the Salem Lady Tigers here Monday night to give...

Ava High School Hoopcoming At Friday Night's Ball Game

Ava High School will celebrate Hoopcoming at the basketball game Friday night when the Bears take on Houston in SCA action. The junior varsity game...

Drive-Off From Gas Station Leads To Drug Arrest

One word of advice: if you have drugs in the car, don't do anything suspicious. Local law enforcement officers were recently alerted to a drive-off...

Bethany Baptist Church Hosts January Luncheon of Ava CofC

Bethany Baptist Church hosted the monthly luncheon meeting of the Ava Area Chamber of Commerce. Those attending enjoyed a potato bar with baked potatoes...

Craig Carter Takes Oath as Judge of 44th Judicial Circuit

In his last official duty as 44th Judicial Circuit Judge, John Moody (left) came to the Douglas County Courthouse Wednesday morning to administer the...
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