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Lawler Placed On Leave By Board

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Press release from Assistant Superintendent Mike Henry – At the Ava R-I School Board meeting held on Thursday, September 15, the Board of Education voted to place Dr. Lawler on a paid leave of absence. The Board’s action was taken ...

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Veterans Assn. Will Host Free Cookout Saturday

The Douglas County Veterans Memorial Association will be celebrating Labor Day weekend by providing a free hamburger and hot dog cookout. Military veterans, firefighters, law enforcement, first responders, EMTs, postal workers, doctors, nurses and school teachers,  as well as the ...

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Cleanup Work Begins

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Douglas County started last week cleaning up the lot between Southeast 5th Street and the Sheriff’s Office, east of the former White River Electric Office which is now the EMA office. That property was purchased several years ago from White ...

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The Snoop 9.1.2016

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The Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association will begin the 58th annual Show and Celebration of the organization on Labor Day, with the event scheduled to run the entire week, ending on Saturday night, Sept. 10, with the crowning of ...

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Mindy Throws First Pitch

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Several members of the Douglas County Herald staff had the opportunity last Saturday evening to attend a Springfield Cardinals baseball game where staff member Mindy Johnson was honored to throw out a first pitch before the game, representing GYNCA Cancers ...

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