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Norwood R-1 School Screening Dates Set

Norwood R-1 School will be screening students for early childhood and kindergarten in coming weeks. Screenings are a free service offered to anyone in the district regardless of whether you choose to enroll in any of the programs. This screening ...

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Letter to the Editor 3.3.2016

An open letter to my friends in Ava and Douglas County: Hello from way up in North Missouri! After living away from Ava for nearly 15 years, I still “take” the Herald as my Granny would have put it. The ...

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Mental Health Training Program

Mental Health

Douglas County CHART, in association with Community Partnership of the Ozarks, presented to the public a free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training on Feb. 23 . Participants represented various sectors of the Ava community, such as law enforcement, education, ...

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Notes From Hunter Creek 3.3.2016

Okay, it’s mid to late February and you have unfortunately realized spring is still at least a month away. I know there are a lot of folks that seek snow, skis and mountains in February; but, as I have gotten ...

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Alert Issued About Deceptive Business Mailer

JEFFERSON CITY – Secretary of State Jason Kander alerts Missouri business owners about a deceptive mailer that claims to be a “Notice of Potential Compliance Violation” from a group calling itself the “Compliance Division.” These postcards are not affiliated with ...

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Skyline R-2 Board Meets Feb. 17

The Skyline R-2 School Board met in regular session on Wednesday, Feb. 17, with all six members present. The consent agenda items consisting of board minutes, bills and financial statement were presented and approved. In old business:   The board discussed ...

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