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By the time this is printed I imagine that another fiscal stimulus bill has been passed and the loss of that $600/week addition to whatever unemployment compensation checks some were getting has been somewhat rectified. I understand the position of some that hold a person who makes more money staying home will do so rather…

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Dawn Marie (Schillinger) Ousley

Dawn Marie Ousley, 45 years, 11 months, 3 days old, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away July 26, 2020 with her husband, son and parents by her side at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, MO following a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Dawn was born August 23, 1974 in Moline, Illinois. On June 11, 2016…

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Ava Newspaper Sold After Three Generations

                                                                          by Kaitlyn McConnell/OzarksAlive.com AVA – After three lifetimes in the newspaper business, it’s hard for Sue Curry Jones…

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William “Bill” Alan Austin

William “Bill” Allan Austin was born on November 16, 1931 in Lead Hill, Arkansas to Allie Austin & Hester (Lafferty) Austin.  He served in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954 during the Korean Conflict.  Bill married his sweetheart, Melba Johnson on August 18, 1965 in Kirbyville.  He accepted Christ in 1950.  Bill preached,…

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Henry Weller

Henry Edward Weller, 94 years, 4 months, 23 days old, passed away on  August 18, 2020 at the Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center with his wife, Lee by his side. Henry was born March 25, 1926 in Bakersfield, CA to Howard and Lillian (Bohna) Weller. Henry was World War II U.S. Navy Veteran and…

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Square Update Update

According to Ava Mayor Burrely Loftin, the contractor selected to perform the updates to the Ava Square is “mobilizing equipment this week, with work to begin next week.” 

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Watch Ava Bears Football Live Online

The Douglas County Herald is again partnering with TDHMedia to livestream the Ava Bears High School Football games this season. The season kicks off this Friday night at 7:00 P.M. with an away game against Buffalo. Visit the Herald’s website – douglascountyherald.com – on game day to access the live stream.

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David E. Kelly

David E. Kelly of Independence, Missouri left this earth on July 29, 2020. Visitation was 9:00 am on August 7th with memorial service at 10:00 am at Newcomer’s Noland Road Chapel. Internment with Military honors followed  at Woodlawn Cemetery in Independence.  David was born on December 24, 1945, in Roy, MO to Earl and Mae…

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