Douglas County

911 Services

by Doug Berger A recent grant will allow for the location of 911 callers in Douglas County to be immediately determined. The grant will also allow for text-to-911 in a four county area including Douglas County. The Missouri 911 Service Board recently informed Wri-Comm 911 that a grant award of $770, 200 from its assistance…

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Absentee Voting Open

Absentee voting for Ava Mayor and the Ava R-1 School Board is open for residents at the Douglas County Clerks Office. The schedule is: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. [Until April 6th]. Saturday, April 3rd 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday, April 5th 8 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. April…

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Recent Snow a Challenge for County Crews

It had been a while since Douglas County road crews had to tackle a significant level of snowfall. During the recent snowfall road crews were challenged by the unusual cold as much as the snowfall, Douglas County Presiding Commissioner Lance Stillings stated. He said crews had to deal with getting equipment running in the extreme…

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Associate Court Day

During Associate Court Day on February 25, 2021, there was a total of 126 criminal cases on the docket with some still being conducted by video. There were 33 felony cases, 79 misdemeanor cases and 14 infractions. There were 15 misdemeanor and/or infraction guilty pleas and 21 failure to appear warrants were issued. Two cases…

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Associate Court Day

During Associate Court Day on February 11, 2021, there was a total of 75 criminal cases on the docket with some still being conducted by video. There were 31 felony cases, 43 misdemeanor cases and 1 infraction. There were 8 misdemeanor and/or infraction guilty pleas and 10 failure to appear warrants were issued. One case…

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Senior Center Calendar

ACTIVITIES Monday: Feb. 22 Noon – Pinochle 1:00 – TOPS Tuesday: Feb. 23 Noon – Pitch Tournament Wednesday: Feb. 24 11:30-12:30- Lunch Served 12:30 – Pool Tournament Thursday: Feb. 25 Noon – Pinochle Senior Age Tax Clinic – By Appt. Grace Foot Clinic – By Appt. Friday: Feb. 26 11:30 – 12:30 – Lunch Served…

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