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The Long Journey – Part II

By Barbara Sisney Daniel Poliomyelitis is a disease that has no mercy on its victim. In 1946, little was known about the disease. It wasn’t...

Local EMA Group Is A Community Resource

As residents of central Alabama continue to recover from the severe thunderstorm and devastating tornadoes that swept through the state last week, it is...

County Commissioners Purchase Transport Van for Sheriff’s Office

Douglas County Presiding Commissioner Lance Stillings and District No. 2 Commissioner Lawson Curtis approved buying a 2012 Dodge Caravan from Davis Auto Sales, of...

Missouri Weekly Gas Price Update

(March 18, 2019) - Missouri gas prices have risen 6.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.32/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily...

Local Church Information Requested by the Herald 

The Douglas County Herald is requesting information about church groups currently serving congregations within the City of Ava and Douglas County.  At present, the...

Missouri Budget Explorer Website Now Features State Departments’ Performance Measures for Greater Transparency

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Office of Administration announced today that the Missouri Budget Explorer website now features the performance measures of the State...

Navigating Ava: Are the Revised Street Names 911 Compliant?

By Michael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com “911, when it comes,” said Mayor David Norman, “I want us to be ready for it.” That was in a 2017 interview with...

MSHP Troop G Releases Enforcement Operation  Totals for March 17 in Douglas County

A total of 29 citations and 36 warnings were issued in conjunction with a hazardous moving violation enforcement operation conducted in Douglas County on...

GasBuddy Reveals U.S. Cities with the Most Aggressive Drivers

Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Sacramento 21% more aggressive than the average driver in the US, topping the list of US cities with most gas-guzzling...

Katy Trail State Park Offers Tram Tours for Seniors

JEFFERSON CITY  – Missouri State Parks is offering senior citizens an experience at Katy Trail State Park from the comfort of a tram coach...
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