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LEPC, Fire Chiefs Meet To Plan Upcoming Exercise

The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) met Monday, April 14, in the Ava/Douglas County EMA Office. The meeting of the LEPC was followed by a meeting of fire chiefs of Douglas County. The main topic of the LEPC was the organization and planning of a tabletop exercise to be held in June, in which members…

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Hartville High School Alumni Reunion Is Saturday, May 24

The Hartville Alumni Association will be hosting its 63rd annual reunion on Saturday, May 24, at 6 p.m., at the high school gymnasium. Doors will open at 4 p.m. Plan to come early to visit. Dress is casual. Alumni classes to be honored this year will be classes of 1954, 1964, and 1989. If you…

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Halle Eggleston Awarded Hagan Scholarship

Halle Eggleston, a senior at Ava High School, has been awarded the prestigious Hagan Scholarship, a full-ride scholarship to the college of her choice. The Hagan Scholarships are for high achieving and self motivated students in need of financial assistance in order to attend college. The average value of a four year Hagan Scholarship is…

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Dugger Report 4.23.2014

This is not the time for political fun and games. This is the time for a new beginning. I ask you now to put aside any feelings of frustration or helplessness about our political institutions and join me in this dramatic but responsible plan to reduce the enormous burden of taxation on you and your…

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Douglas County Fair Board Demolition Derby

The Douglas County Fair Board wants to welcome all demolition derby cars to their first derby of the series lineup. On May 24, at 6 p.m., demolition cars will take to the arena at the fairgrounds where they will smash it out to be the last one standing. Get your cars ready for the May…

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Rep. Paul Curtman: Inflation Tax Fix Should Be A No-Brainer

Missouri’s tax structure is as archaic as it is unbalanced.  Like most Missourians, you are probably not the wealthiest or the poorest in the state but rather somewhere in between. You also likely fall into Missouri’s highest income tax bracket. Currently set at $9,000, every dollar all Missourians make in this top bracket is taxed…

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Kindergarten Screening At Bradleyville

The Bradleyville Elementary School will be hosting a kindergarten screening for all upcoming 2014-2015 kindergarten students on Wednesday, April 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Bradleyville School. Parents and children will be able to: • Meet the kindergarten teacher, school nurse, and elementary principal; • View the kindergarten classroom; • Receive kindergarten readiness…

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Sen. Roy Blunt’s Mobile Office In Ava May 1

Senator’s Blunt’s staff will be at the Douglas County Courthouse, May 1, to hear concerns of constituents regarding the federal government. Mobile Offices are opportunities for Missourians to discuss their questions or concerns one-on-one with members of Senator Blunt’s staff. Sen. Blunt’s Mobile Office  will be in Ava on Thursday, May 1,  from 9 to…

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Ava Victory Academy Visits State Capitol

On Thursday, April 17, students from Ava Victory Academy visited with Rep. Lyle Rowland at the Missouri State Capitol.   Teacher Kendra Harris along with several parents accompanied the group.

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Ava Golfers Continue To Score Well at Area Meets

The Ava High School golf team competed in meets last week hosted by Seymour and Cabool high schools. The Seymour meet was held at Marshfield Country Club on April 15. Tristan Haltom, of Ava, was third low individual with a score of 75, and his brother, Taylor, made it into the top 10 with a…

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