General Interest

Free Smoke Detectors Available

The Ava City Fire Department has teamed up with some local businesses to provide no-cost smoke detectors to those people and families in the...

Jason Smith

A Focus on Farms For the fifth year in a row, I am dedicating the month of August to focus on farms in southeast and...

Activity Report

During the week of Aug. 1 to Aug. 6, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received and responded to 71 Calls for Services, and arrested...

Douglas County Ranks 2nd Statewide In Child Support Enforcement

The Missouri Department of Child Support Enforcement released its annual report for fiscal year 2017. The Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office ranked 2nd out...

Delbert Scott Appointed To Missouri Board of Education

Delbert Scott, former Missouri state representative and state senator, and 1967 graduate of Mt. Zion Bible School, Ava, has been appointed to the Missouri...

Douglas County Extension Will Host Poisonous Weeds Workshop Here Aug. 24

The Douglas County University of Missouri Extension will host a Poisonous Weeds Workshop in Ava on Thursday, Aug. 24. The workshop will be held at...


The Ava Citizen’s Action League, with help from the City of Ava, erected a new sign for the Independent Copy Center on Tuesday, Aug....

MOCH 5K Run/Walk Held Saturday Morning

More than 60 participants took off just after 7:30 a.m. Saturday for the 5K run/walk at Missouri Ozarks Community Health . MOCH administrator Tim Shryack...

Landowners See ‘Bigger Picture’,Join Forces With MDC to Eliminate Feral Hogs

JEFFERSON CITY – When Ken Hobbs bought his 362 acres in Reynolds County, it was pristine and he planned to farm cattle and goats...

Longterm Disaster Recovery Team Will Meet Today

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Ava/Douglas County EMA will meet today (Thursday) at 5:30 p.m. to discuss and organize a local...
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