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Looking Backward

25 years ago Four former Ava teachers were the first inductees into the Ava Alumni Foundation’s Hall of Fame last Saturday night. They are Shirley...

Ava Class of ‘79 Reunion

Submitted Photo The Ava High School class of 1979 met for their 40th reunion Saturday May 4th at the Ava Life Church. Top row (left to...

Ava Auto Parts History

Michael Boyink/Herald The Bumper to Bumper auto parts chain is celebrating portions of its business turning 100 years old.  In Ava, Bumper to Bumper is located...

Looking Backward

25 years ago The student parking lot is less crowded and the halls seem quieter this week with Ava’s 101 seniors out of the picture,...

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site Hosts Kids on Frontier Day May 18

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 2, 2019 – Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site invites the public to attend the free program “Kids on the...

D-Day Squadron Announces Kick-Off for North Atlantic Crossing

OXFORD, Conn. – April 22nd, 2019 – The D-Day Squadron, part of the Tunison Foundation, announced the starting point for the Squadron’s journey to...

Tecumseh – Linnie Ingram

You can read or hear of experiences that few have actually been a part of. Looking back on my many years, I’ve had several...

Looking Backward

25 years ago An eerie feeling came over the Ozarks just before noon Tuesday as the sun was swallowed up by the moon, in a...

Timeless Trooper Tales Program at Branson Museum May 21

FORSYTH — The public is invited to “Timeless Trooper Tales,” a free presentation at the Branson Centennial Museum on Tuesday, May 21 from 12:30...

Grave Dowser Says 19 Confederate ‘Bushwackers’ Buried in Ava Backyard

by Michael Boyink/ mike@douglascountyheraldcom Dowsing for bushwhackers. Turns out, that phrase is one of the best conversation-starters ever. Questions are usually first. What is dowsing? What are bushwhackers? Let’s start...
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