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Football Stadium Now Has Only One Entrance

With the 2013 football season about to get under way at the renovated stadium, there are some changes that fans will need to adjust to. At the reconstructed stadium, there is only one entrance, on the northeast corner of the football field (where the ambulance used to park). There are other exits that will be…

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Volleyball Lady Bears Will Open Season at Sparta Tonight

The Lady Bears volleyball team traveled to Bolivar on Monday night to compete in their first volleyball jamboree.  This is the first year for all schools to compete in the event. The jamboree format is similar to what is used in football.  The Lady Bears competed against Bolivar, Hillcrest, and School of the Osage. Each…

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The Snoop 8.29.2013

This may come as a shock to some, and you may find it hard to believe. But you cannot believe everything you read on the Internet. I use the following as an example. Now, I am not a fan of Obamacare. In fact, I think it is going to compromise the level of healthcare we…

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Jenelle Smith legal

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE For default in the payment of debt secured by a deed of trust executed by Jenelle E Smith n/k/a Jenelle Yocum, dated July 31, 2008, and recorded on August 5, 2008, Document No. 081678 in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Douglas County, Missouri, the undersigned Successor Trustee will on…

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Softball Girls Opened Season Wednesday On Ava Diamond

The Ava Lady Bears opened the 2013 softball season at home in SCA action with Mtn. View-Liberty Wednesday afternoon. The girls will play at home again today at 4:30 in non-conference action with Dora, and will travel to Salem on Sept. 3 for an SCA contest. Three seniors, Bailey Lee at second base, Kayte Aid…

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School Lunch Menus

Key: (A)        = Smart Choice entrée item (16 grams of fat or less) (B)        = Homemade fresh in the Opaa! Kitchen (C)        = Whole Grain -Rich (D)         = Farm Fresh Product (E)        = Made with peanuts   Ava Elementary School    Breakfast Menu   Monday, September 2: No School Tuesday, September 3: 1. Breakfast Pizza…

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Community Events

This column is for fundraisers, benefits, or community functions for which a fee or membership dues are collected. Items will be printed in this column twice for a single fee of $5 for 20 words or less. ****** The Friends of the Douglas County Public Library will hold a book sale on September 5, 6,…

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Calendar of Events

This column is provided to our readers free of charge to announce upcoming events that are free to the public. Publication of the same announcement will be limited to two insertions. * * * Martin & Stella Caudill Family Reunion, August 31, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 4-H building located at the Finley River Park…

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County Will Open Bids Thursday For New Rome Bridge

The Douglas County Commission will open bids at 9 a.m. this morning for construction for a new bridge at Rome. Presiding Commissioner Larry Pueppke said details have been worked out with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) for a Bridge Replacement grant – commonly referred to as BRO – for $900,000 to replace the old…

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