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Secret to Healthy Living in the Ozarks – How to Avoid a Heart Attack/Stint

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of deaths in the nation. Every single person reading this either has had heart disease or...

Cabool Resident Involved in Pursuit Dies of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

At approximately 4:09 p.m., on Monday, June 25, Troop G troopers were notified by an off-duty Cabool police officer that a person being sought...

Ava Head Start Is Enrolling for the 2018-19 Year

The local Head Start Center, sponsored by Ozark Action, Inc., is now recruiting children to participate in the 2018-19 program year.  A child must...

City Council Hires New Police Officer; Contract for School Resource Officer Being Considered

Mayor David Norman reviewed the proposed school resource officer contract with city councilmen Tuesday evening, as the original document had been changed to reflect...

Contracted Busing Continues to Divide School Board

  Meeting focus is once again devoted to student transportation and busing issues as the board continues to disagree about contract details.  Ava R-I School Board...

Douglas County Veterans Are Busy Counting Days Till The Wall Arrives

By Larry Morrison  It seems that sometimes in life one is just busier than other times.  This is one of those times for the Douglas...

Fire Hydrant Report 5.17.2018

Max reporting for duty as the Douglas County Herald’s newest reporter. I haven’t been in the office much, as I’ve been sniffing around Ava,...

Senator Blunt Visits New Clinic

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt visited Missouri Ozarks Community Health’s newly constructed facility in Gainesville on Tuesday, March 27, and toured the new 6,000 square...

Tuesday Bunco Meets

Sharon Jenkins was hostess for Tuesday evening Bunco, with Joretta Sawyer high, Lucille Jenkins, second, Allie Gentry, winning both consolation and door prize. The...
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