Local Students

Students of the Month

Mindy Johnson/Herald The Ava R-1 Academic Students of the Month for March 2019 were recognized at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch. Students Gracie Heinlein and...

Ava Alumnus Earns Distinguished Honor Graduate Army Award

By Michael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com ‘Local Boy Makes Good’ may be one of the oldest types of stories in the news trade, but that doesn’t make it...

Bears Den Activities

Middle school students practice their pie making skills.

Cross Country Runners Earn Academic Honors

The Ava High School Cross Country runners earned Academic All-State Honors for the 2018 season.  The requirements for this honor include competing in a...

Ava High School Jazz Band Excels in Competitions

On Saturday, Feb. 23, for the first time in Ava High School history, the High School Jazz Band entered their first competition and traveled...

So Close!

Area Students Honored at DAR George Washington Tea

Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the following students, from left: Hailey Fiedler, sixth grade, Kirbyville Middle School; and Ashley Garza, eighth grade, Kirbyville...

Artists of the Month

Shepherds, Spaniels and Schnauzers Get Spiffy on the Square

By Michael Boyink mike@douglascountyherald.com A Jack Russell terrier would flounce into a room, dashing from here to there in a great stubby-tail wagging frenzy. A Bassett hound...

Valentines at Skyline

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