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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Ava Bears Top Foul-Troubled Houston

By Jason Hoekema The Ava Bears toppled the foul-ridden Houston High School Tuesday night with a near-double score over the visiting Tigers.  The win wasn’t without...

Skyline Archers Aim High

During a recent archery tournament, Heidi Strong took third place in the middle school girls division. Heidi, a student at Skyline, is  pictured above...

Local Scouts Qualify for Eagle Scout By Completing Benchmarks, Special Projects

Eagle Scout Recognition Ceremony Is Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in Ava. Last week Boy Scout...

CofO Announces Fall President’s List, and Dean’s List for 2018

POINT LOOKOUT — College of the Ozarks has recognized students for earning a high level of academic distinction during the fall 2018 semester with...

Artists of the Month

Ava Elementary School Artists of the Month from Fourth Grade for December. Front row: Austin Lamb, Peyton Turner, and Kuentin Vallance. Back row; Maddy...

Herald Seeks Submissions for Student Art and Writing Review

By Michael Boyink Calling all 13 year-old to 18 year-old writers and artists in Douglas County! The Herald wants to show you off to the...

Missouri S&T Announces Honor List

ROLLA –– Missouri University of Science and Technology announces the names of students who made the honor list for the Fall 2018 semester. To be...

Lady Bears take 5th in annual Mansfield Tournament, To Play at Home Through Feb....

By Jason Hoekema MANSFIELD – Sliding to the left on the bracket after a Jan. 21 loss to Forsyth, the Lady Bears were matched up...

Ava Tops Willow Springs in Overtime, Pick Up Win, Now 10-9

By Jason Hoekema WILLOW SPRINGS – On the eve of the coldest air mass to hit Missouri this winter, the Bears - both Ava and...

Ava Goes Toe-To-Toe With Mountain Grove for Three Quarters, A Few Short of a...

By Jason Hoekema MOUNTAIN GROVE - Ava faced Mountain Grove for the second time as they played the Panthers at their tournament Saturday.  It was a...
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Playoff Pictures Are All Uphill

By Jason Hoekema Monday, Feb. 18 marks the start of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 3, District 11 playoff tournaments for...

A Fond Farewell

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