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Animal Rabies Case Confirmed In the County

A skunk sent to the State Public Health Laboratory on Dec. 28, by the Douglas County Health Department has tested positive for rabies. The Douglas County Health Department was notified on Dec. 31 of the findings. A follow-up investigation has ...

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Thunder In the Valley!

Civil War Reenactment Tells the Story of the Battle of Clark’s Mill History tells us that on Nov. 7, 1862, between 1,200 and 1,500 well-armed Confederate combat soldiers moved into our part of south central Missouri. They carried four cannons ...

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Fire Destroys Barn, Truck

The truck shown at left and a barn belonging to Ricky Jones were completely destroyed by fire last Friday night. The property is located on Girdner Road, just outside the Ava city limits. The Ava City Fire Department and Ava ...

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