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Prosecuting Attorney Cites Law Day Cases

The Douglas County Circuit Court criminal law day was held Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Fifty felony cases were on the docket. The following individuals were sentenced to the Department of Corrections: Trevor Pippin, 21, Squires, pled guilty to three felonies. ...

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Wade Dismisses Petition Against Ron Wallace

Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wade has dismissed the Quo Warranto petition filed against Ava School Board Vice-President Ron Wallace. The Quo Warranto petition, filed by the former prosecuting attorney, alleges that Mr. Wallace violated the State nepotism law when ...

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Minor Wrecks On Icy Roads Sunday

Light rain that began falling after daylight Sunday morning froze upon contact with the earth’s surface, creating dangerous driving conditions. Some area churches canceled services Sunday, and the combination of drizzle and below freezing temperatures early Monday forced the cancelation ...

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Defendants Sentenced At January Law Day

During Circuit Court Law Day on Jan. 5, defendants were sentenced to the Missouri Department of Corrections, according to information released by the office of Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wade. John Galloway, 48, Mtn. Grove, received a seven year sentence for ...

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County Officials Begin New Terms

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Douglas County officeholders elected in November were sworn in Wednesday, Dec. 31, to officially begin new terms Jan. 1. Sworn in by County Clerk Karry Davis (far right) are, from left above: Lance Stillings, elected to a first term as ...

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Shooting of Child Leads to Drug Bust

Processed marijuana and other related paraphernalia are shown in the photo above, which was submitted to the Herald by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office investigated a reported shooting on Dec. 18 that resulted in a drug bust at a residence in eastern Douglas County. The sheriff’s office received a call around 10 p.m. stating that a 2-year-old male had ...

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