General Interest

Breaking the Silence: Suicide and Addiction

By Melissa Rios, LADC-MH Suicide. It’s a subject that no one likes to talk about. Yet suicide is a reality, especially for those struggling with...

Noe Assumes Command of Corps’ Little Rock District

Photo courtesy Army Corps of Engineers Col. Eric Noe (right) returns the Army Corps of Engineers flag to Craig Pierce, Deputy District Engineer for programs...

Demolition Derby Draws Record Crowd at Douglas County Fair

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyheraldcom There were probably Fords. Definitely some Chevies. Quite probably a Dodge or three. But mostly? It was hard to tell. Between crazy paint...

Notes from Hunter Creek – Roger Wall

Welcome To Hot Springs, America Part I If you agree to travel on the cheap dime like I do, you are always planning ahead for your...

Greetings From…Cooperstown, New York

by Michael Boyink / Confession: I don’t really like baseball. It’s not just baseball.  I’m not interested in sports, generally. I didn’t grow up in a sports-focused...

Plainview School New Student Enrollment

New student enrollment at Plainview will be Wednesday, July 31 and Thursday, August 1 from 8:30-3:00.  The following documents are needed to enroll your student:  ...

Douglas County Livestock Report for July 11

Jefferson City, MO, Friday, July 12, 2019, MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News,  Ava - Douglas County Livestock Auction, Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Maynard Wallace, a Thornfield native and superintendent of schools at Forsyth for the past 15 years, will assume the role as superintendent...

Five Ways to Help Cows Beat Summer Heat

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As summer temperatures rise, dairy animals benefit from heat abatement, says Joe Zulovich, a University of Missouri Extension specialist in livestock...

Marshfield Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing $115,000 in Federal Wages

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Marshfield, Mo. woman pleaded guilty in federal court on July 11 to stealing more than $115,000 from the federal government...
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