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The Long Journey By Barbara J. Sisney Daniel

November 1946, came warm and dry. The leaves left trees bare, covering the earth like a thick brown carpet. Thanksgiving was a few days away....

Historical Society Winter Journal Ready, Christmas Party Planned

Douglas County Historical Society held its monthly meeting Nov. 19, 2018. Pat called the meeting to order. Sharon gave the treasurer’s report and minutes from...

Looking Backward

25 years ago The community nativity scene at the junction of Highways 5 and 14 was erected last Saturday by a group of community volunteers....

Ozark County Historium Hosts Cowboy Rick Hamby Visit, Bringing the Journey Stagecoach

  By Janet Taber, reprinted from the Ozark County Times Cowboy Rick Hamby of Caulfield will visit the Ozark County Historium in Gainesville with a presentation...

Looking Backward

        25 years ago The Douglas County Commission has hired Smith & Edwards, a Mountain Grove contractor, to install an elevator in the Douglas County Courthouse. ...

The Champion News – Wilda Moses

CHAMPION—December 3, 2018. Robins wander in the winter.  They need more food when it is cold, so they move here and there in response...

Branson Centennial Museum Hosts “Branson Loves Christmas” Program

This vintage photograph shows the original Branson Adoration display as viewed from the intersection of Bus Hwy 65 and Hwy 76.  The creation of...

Tecumseh – Linnie Ingram

My goodness, it’s winter already! Turkey time has come and gone, with Tom Turkey’s https://douglascountyherald.com/wp-admin/post-new.phpsupreme sacrifice and all the extras. There were 14 here for...

Looking Backward

25 years ago Ava High School senior Pam Freeman was crowned Miss Merry Christmas Tuesday night, Nov. 23 at the annual Anchor Club Miss Merry...
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Ava Lady Bears Blast Chadwick Cardinals, ahead 30 at the Buzzer

By Jason Hoekema The Ava Lady Bears seem to have shaken off the season-start jitters after placing third in last week’s tournament. Monday, the Lady...

From the Mayor

Christmas Royalty 

Annual Ava Christmas Parade

Caring for Seniors

Ramblings of the Ole Parson