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Caring for Seniors

Douglas County Community Foundation members Betty Rideonour, Hon. Elizabeth Bock, Bill Henry, Dick Salgado, Senior Age’s Cindy Bailey, Nancy Hawke, Janice Lorrain, and Jennifer...

Council on Aging Senior Center

By Tommy Roberts, Secretary We invite you to come down to the Senior Center for a meal. You do not have to be elderly to...

OATS Board Elects Officers for 2019

COLUMBIA, Mo. Nov. 28 – The OATS, Inc. state board of directors held their last meeting of the year in Columbia on November 26.  The...

Open Enrollment for Individual Health Insurance Plans Ends Dec. 15

JEFFERSON CITY –– The Missouri Department of Insurance reminds consumers that the enrollment period for individual health insurance plans sold on the federal Marketplace...

Five Holiday Diet Tips For Aspiring Moms

The holiday season brings families together. It’s also a popular time to start a family. U.S. birth rates show conception rates peak in December. Nine...

Teacher Training Program Can Help Children Regulate Their Emotions, MU Study Finds

Researchers find that the program also helps students become more socially competent, which can lead to academic success COLUMBIA, Mo. – Most adults know that...

Local Youth Collecting Wish List Items for Ronald McDonald House

Jentry Harley, age 9, is shown above holding Jennings, her brother.  This photo was taken in the hospital not too long after his birth. ...

Part Two: Sugar is B.A.D.D. (Body Altering Destructive Diet) 

So why is sugar so BADD for us? It tastes so good and helps many things taste better RIGHT!? Well, lets get some facts straight...

Douglas County Health Department

• 603 NW 12th Avenue •  P.O. Box 940 • Ava, MO 65608 Regular Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. DECEMBER SCHEDULE Thurs...

Significant Winter-Weather Event Possible Over Weekend

By Jason Hoekema The National Weather Service office in Springfield wants residents to keep a keen-eye on the forecast for this weekend.  A significant weather system...
Ava
light intensity drizzle
79.4 ° F
81 °
75.2 °
73 %
1.3mph
40 %
Thu
79 °
Fri
81 °
Sat
77 °
Sun
74 °
Mon
70 °

Grand and Reserve Grand Champion Barrow

SEDALIA, Mo. – Macie Wolf, daughter of Gregg and Miranda Wolf, is the exhibitor of the 2019 Grand Champion Market Barrow at the Missouri...

Black Oak – Donna Dodson

The Snoop

Letter to the Editor

Calendar Of Events

Tecumseh – Linnie Ingram