Douglas County

Christmas Closings

The Christmas holiday is Friday, with Christmas Eve on Thursday. Most local business owners will recognize the day by closing their doors so employees can spend time with family members and friends.   City, state and federal agencies will take Dec. 25th off to enjoy time with family, and celebrate the day.   City Hall…

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Circuit Law Day December 8, 2020

During Circuit law day on December 8, the following defendant was sentenced to the Department of Corrections: Skoda Adams, 25, Ava, was sentenced to 5 years in prison for 2nd Degree Arson after admitting to violating his probation. The original offense occurred in February of 2013 and was investigated by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department.…

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Courts Moving to Phase Two on 12/4

By order of the Missouri  Supreme Court, Judge Craig Carter notifies the citizens of Douglas County that Douglas County Courts will be phasing up to Phase Two effective December 4, 2020.   Phase Two will allow the courts to include more case types to be heard by the courts as well as increase occupancy rates…

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Ava Senior Center

ACTIVITIES Tuesday: Dec. 8 Noon – Pitch Tournament Wednesday: Dec. 9 12:30 – Pool Tournament Friday: Dec. 11 11:30-12:30 – Soup of the Day: Chili and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Noon – Bingo LUNCH WILL BE SERVED EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 11:30-12:30 Wednesday, Dec. 9- Oven Fried Chicken with Scalloped Potatoes and Seasoned Green Beans Call for…

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OATS BUS SCHEDULE

OATS Transit is open for regular transportation service, however face masks are required on the bus due to COVID-19.  To schedule a ride in Douglas County call the OATS Transit office at 417-887-9272 or 800-770-6287.  ​ Monday, Dec. 7: Ava to Springfield  Tuesday, Dec. 8: Ava to Ozark Wednesday: Dec. 16: Eastern Douglas County to…

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Douglas County Phasing Down It’s Court Schedule Due to Rise in COVID-19 Cases

Pursuant to order of the Missouri Supreme Court which provides guidance to the presiding judge of each judicial circuit on the steps that must be taken in order to reopen our circuit courts (the full order found at https://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=156095),  In summary, the directives contained in the order state that the courts are to reopen in…

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Associate Court Day, November 12, 2020

During Associate Court Day on November 12, 2020, there was a total of 87 criminal cases on the docket, which included a change of venue from Ozark County, with some still being conducted by video. There were 38 felony cases, 47 misdemeanor cases and 2 infractions. There were 13 misdemeanor and/or infraction guilty pleas and…

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