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Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill

The Douglas County Health Department says it is important to remember to consistently follow certain safe food handling practices. The simple words Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill can serve as reminders to always handle food safely to reduce risk of ...

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Douglas County Approves Budget of $3.42 Million

The Douglas County Commission gave final approval to the 2013 budget on Monday of this week. This year’s budget reflects total anticipated expenditures of $3,421,865. Last year’s actual expenditures totaled $3,404,141 from all departments. The Budget Message that summarizes the ...

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Bock Sworn In as Associate Circuit Judge

Elizabeth Bock was sworn in Monday morning as Douglas County Associate Circuit Judge. Judge Bock was installed by 44th Judicial Circuit Judge Craig Carter whose election created the vacancy. Bock, a former assistant attorney general, was appointed associate circuit judge ...

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Ava JV Boys Improve Season Record To 8-3

Ava’s Junior Varsity boys’ basketball team has improved its record to 8-3 over the past week with wins over Buffalo (56-21), Pleasant Hope (62-51), Houston (68-24), and Morrisville (58-29). The Bears took 2nd place in the Fair Grove tournament with ...

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Looking Backward 1.17.2013

  25 Years Ago January 14, 1988   Virgil Welch of Ava has been awarded the Bronze Star Medal… finally.  This week Welch received certification of the award, which was authorized in August 1962, but never issued. Welch believes he ...

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