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Mizzou Releases Fall 2019 Dean’s List

More than 9,700 University of Missouri students earned academic distinction. During the fall 2019 semester, 9,745 undergraduate students earned the academic distinction to be named...

Missouri State Releases Fall 2019 Dean’s List

By University Communications Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean’s list. For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment...

SBU Releases Winter 2019 Graduate, Fall 2019 Honor Roll Lists

BOLIVAR, Mo. — Southwest Baptist University has released its Winter 2019 graduate and Fall 2019 honor roll lists. Graduating from Ava is Savannah Jenkins, with...

Drury Announces Fall 2019 Dean’s List

SPRINGFIELD –– Earning a spot on Drury University’s Dean’s List is a significant accomplishment; it means a student earned a grade point average of...

Three from Ava R-1 Schools Win VFW Awards

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Ava HS Junior Grace Key won the Voice of Democracy Essay/Speech Contest from the VFW. She will move on to the...

Ava HS Students March in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com Well, did you see them? Amidst the floats, balloons, mascots and celebrities marching in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were two Ava...

Start Them Out Young

Reading is important and knowing what’s going on in your community is too! Above, Izabella Degase carefully reads each column in the Douglas County...

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Missouri 4-H Dairy Judging Competes at National Contest

Mountain Grove and Billings youths earn outstanding individual honors.  MT. VERNON, Mo. — Missouri 4-H finished as the 12th high team in the nation at...
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Bethany Baptist – Norma Stilllings

June 22 – Ruby Corder and Kay Johnson are still making dresses for the “Dress a Girl Around the World” Project. Together they have...

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