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Kindness Unmasked

  Michael Boyink/Herald A table of free facemasks showed up outside the Ava Art Guild last week courtesy of Jo Ann Hereford. According to Jo Ann’s comment...

Local Quilters Pivot to Facemasks

by Michael Boyink/mike@douglascountyherald.com “Do what you can, with what you’ve got, where you are.” The internet likes to attribute that quote to former US President Theodore...

Bus Cameras: Statement from Bus Contractors

(Provided to the Herald by the Ava Bus Drivers Association) Apparently there are representatives of current board members (who are running for re-election,) campaigning for...

The 11th Frame Bowling Scores

Monday, Jan. 27 Men’s Aaron McNeil   – 221 Game Aaron McNeil – 593 Series Tuesday, Jan. 28 Ladies: Connie Bacorn – 167 Game Connie Bacorn – 326 Series Monday,...

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Ava’s Cody Huff Wins Toyota Series Season Opener

By FLW Communications MANY, La. – Boater Cody Huff of Ava, Missouri – a standout collegiate angler for Bethel University – brought a five-bass limit...

Longview Farms Comes Clean: Local Goat Milk Soap Maker Sells Nationwide

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Ships take it to Hawaii. Trucks take it to Alaska and most other states in the lower 48. Riverboats have taken...

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Ava Residents Recall Favorite Christmas Gifts

by Michael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com In the movies, it’s often something odd.  A jelly of the month subscription. A Mogwai. A carton of cigarettes.  Or a BB gun. Hollywood merchandising...
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Average Missourians Need Help Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

New Missouri Poverty Report Highlights Challenges Average Missourians Face JEFFERSON CITY — The Missourians to End Poverty coalition, in partnership with Missouri Community Action Network,...

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