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The Do Run Club Begins June 4 at MOCH, With Coach Liz Kyger...

The Missouri Ozarks Community Health Center is pleased to announce the addition of a new program called The Do Run Club.  The program is...

How to Beat the Summer Slide

Summer programs for kids available for continued learning opportunities MOUNTAIN GROVE –– Many children will fall behind in academics during summer break.  This phenomenon is...

Sunshine and Classic Autos – A Great Combination

It was a beautiful day for antique and classic car enthusiasts to host a cruise-in on the Ava Square Saturday, May 4.  The reconditioned...

Butterfly Festival Marks 10 Years of Celebrating Pollinators

SPRINGFIELD – Friends of the Garden’s Butterfly Festival marks 10 years of celebrating pollinators on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3...

Fr. Leon L. Brockman

Leon L. Brockman, 90 years, 8 months, 1 day old, of Ava, Missouri, passed to his Heavenly home May 16, 2019 at Nazareth Hermitage...

Car Keys Found Near Ava, Please Call to Identify

A key ring with a car key and several miscellaneous keys discovered on a road near the Basher Church, on East 76.   Please contact...

Baker Family to Perform May 27 at Echo Bluff State Park

JEFFERSON CITY  – The award winning Baker Family band will perform at 6 p.m., Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 at Echo Bluff State Park...

American Miss Finalist

Submitted Photo Chansity Clanton of Ava has been selected as a state finalist in the National American Miss Pageant to be held in Columbia, Missouri beginning...

Set Free Ministries: A Judgment-Free Zone in Ava

by Michael Boyink  mike@douglascountyheraldcom Two men meet for coffee. One, a pastor. The other, a jailer. Just a “let’s get acquainted” kind of meeting. Basic pleasantries...

School Board: Staffing Changes, Year-End Reports, Bus Camera Discussion

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com The Ava R-1 School Board convened for their regular monthly meeting last Thursday, May 16.  In a closed session, the board  made...
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