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I am currently working as a chaplain for Gentiva Hospice in Hutchinson, KS. I recently completed my Doctor of Ministry degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO.

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Looking Backward  Douglas County Herald

25 years ago. The Douglas County Commission has hired Smith & Edwards, a Mountain Grove contractor, to install an elevator in the Douglas County ...



Two Charged for Bringing a Weapon on the Ava High School Football Field Grounds  OzarksFirst.com

AVA, Mo- Two people have been charged after being involved in an incident at the Ava High School football field.



Gregory “Greg” L. Huff  Douglas County Herald

Gregory Lee Huff, 61 years, 11 months, 30 days old, of Ava, Misosuri, passed away on December 6, 2018 at his home in Ava with all his family by his side.



Ava Christmas Frolic and Parade Dec. 7-8  Douglas County Herald

The Christmas season is upon us with a host of local activities to choose from this year –– tree lightings, candlelight tours, vesper services, and local church ...



Justin Maggard  Douglas County Herald

Justin Dale Maggard, 34 years and 22 days old, of Ava Missouri, passed away on November 30, 2018 at his home. Justin was born November 8, 1984 in Cox ...



AHS Academic Students for November  Douglas County Herald

(AVA-Mo) – Araina Evans and Jacob Key were recognized as Ava High School Academic Students of the Month for November during the Chamber luncheon ...



Joshua “Josh” Matthew Flemming  Douglas County Herald

Joshua Matthew Flemming, 39 years, 1 month, 21 days old, of Springfield, Mo. passed away on November 22, 2018 at his home in Springfield, MO. Josh was ...



City Council Hires New Police Officer  Douglas County Herald

The Ava Board of Aldermen held a closed session meeting Tuesday, Nov. 27. During the session, council voted to hire Noah Reese, of Marshfield, Mo. as a new ...



Moms Tell School Board –– Bullying Is a Problem and It’s Being Ignored  Douglas County Herald

The Ava R-I School Board agenda was predominately filled with annual procedures and topics relating to the start of a new school year. However, one exception ...



Contracted Bus Services Continues to Foster Negative Undercurrent on Ava R-I Board  Douglas County Herald

In a 3-3 vote, board members failed to agree on whether or not to engage an outside firm to audit Ava R-I's transportation program. Board members Deana ...



Ninety-Six Seniors Graduate From Ava  Douglas County Herald

The commencement ceremony for the 2108 graduating class of Ava High School was held Friday, May 11, at the C. E. Harlan Stadium, west of Ava.



New Staff Members at Ava R-I  Douglas County Herald

With the new term of student classes starting today at Ava R-I, several new employees were hired by the district to complete their roster for the 2018-19 school ...



Localized Storm Causes Damage to Country Club, Homes and Uproots Trees in Ava  Douglas County Herald

Destructive winds hit the Ava Country Club August 10, totaling four or five cars and causing extensive damage to the area. Approximately 35 people were in the ...



High school classmates injured, killed in Ava parking lot brawl  KY3

It was an argument between the two recent Ava High School graduates, Payton Esterline and Paul Porter, that lead them to parking lot at the school, classmates ...



Matthew Scott Welker  Douglas County Herald

On November 14, 1981 a handsome boy was born to Rodney and Joann Welker who they lovingly named Matthew Scott Welker. Matthew was raised, along ...



Homecoming Week at Ava High School  Douglas County Herald

Ava High School and the entire Ava R-1 School District will be celebrating Homecoming on Friday, Sept. 15. Leading up to this occasion is a week of school ...



Looking Backward 5.17.2018  Douglas County Herald

25 years ago. Rapid Lube and Tires opened this week in spacious new facilities just west of Sonic Drive-In. Owner and operator Carl Calhoun says the business ...



Bill Martin Municipal Airport Sign Dedication  Douglas County Herald

(Ava, MO) – The Ava Bill Martin Memorial Airport sign dedication ceremony was held on Saturday, Oct. 20, with many family members of the former U.S. Navy ...



After 22 years at Thornfield, Mike Wallace accepts new job with Everton school district  Ozark County Times

After 22 years at Thornfield School as a teacher and administrator, Mike Wallace has resigned, effective June 30. Wallace said Monday in an email to the Times ...



Jerry Lee Harley | Obituaries  Christian County Headliner News

Jerry Lee Harley. March 7, 1938-Sept. 19, 2018. Services: A celebration of life *service* will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at Barnes Family Funeral Home ...



Nathan Jensen Pleads Guilty to Stout Murder  Douglas County Herald

Last week on August 15, Nathan Jensen, Ava, pled guilty to 2nd Degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action in Pulaski County Circuit Court. Nathan Jensen, 33 ...



2018 Spring Preview: Ava Baseball  Ozarks Sports Zone

By Kary Booher (For OzarksSportsZone.com). Rex Sawyer has been coaching 34 years, 23 as the baseball coach at Ava High School. So, yes, he's walked into ...



Man is charged with assaulting student at Ava school, resisting arrest  KY3

AVA, Mo. - Police say a man from the Squires area assaulted a student at a school, waved a gun at two officers at his home, and kicked out the window of an Ava ...



Douglas County Sheriff's Office – Activity Report  Douglas County Herald

During the week of September 3 to September 9, 2018, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received and answered 112 calls for *service*. Deputy Reed handled ...



School Lunch Menus  Douglas County Herald

Monday, Nov. 19. Sausage pancake on a stick, bananas. Tuesday, Nov. 20. Cereal with yogurt, apple. Wednesday, Nov. 21. No school. Thursday, Nov. 22.



Graduation Activities Begin For Ava High School Seniors  Douglas County Herald

The graduation process for approximately 100 Ava High School seniors begins this week with a myriad of activities. The annual Honor Awards Program will be ...



Douglas County Residents Are Urged to Vote on Nov. 6; Take a Stand on Important Issues  Douglas County Herald

Voters go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6 to make their selections for the mid-term general election, and several important issues and state races are on the ...



One Teen Dead, Another Hurt In Shooting Incident In Ava  Douglas County Herald

Updated 7/28: An early morning shooting on the Ava High School parking lot Monday morning resulted in the hospitalization of one teen and the death of ...



Jerry Roy Wood | Obituaries  Christian County Headliner News

Funeral: A graveside serve will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 10, at Ava City Cemetery, with Rev. Oren Alcorn officiating. No visitation is planned. Donations may be ...



Veterans Day Ceremony at Ava Cemetery Recognizes Military Men and Women  Douglas County Herald

(AVA-MO) – Veterans Day was originally created as “Armistice Day” in the year 1919, on Nov. 11; this action occurred upon the first anniversary of the end of ...



Offices Will Close for Thanksgiving  Douglas County Herald

(Ava, MO) – The Thanksgiving holiday will be observed on Thursday, Nov. 22, this year, and local businesses and government agencies will close on that day in ...



Make-A-Wish fulfills dreams for Ava brothers  Springfield News-Leader

Before a packed gymnasium at Ava High School, principal Teresa Nash beckoned Brendan and Ryan McFarlin to center stage, both boys clueless as to what ...



Fall 2017 Preview: Ava Volleyball  Ozarks Sports Zone

By Josh Hall (Josh.hall@ky3.com). The Ava High School volleyball team will be young this season. And while it might take the Lady Bears a few matches to get ...



Introducing Marshfield R-I's new assistant superintendent | News  Marshfield Mail

Since he began his position on July 1, Mike Henry, Marshfield R-I's new assistant superintendent, has been busy preparing for the upcoming school year.



Hall of fame announces football honorees  Springfield News-Leader

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Football Luncheon set for Oct. 16.



LYLE KIVETT  Houston Herald

Lyle Douglas Kivett, 67, of Edgar Springs, passed away at his home Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018.



Don Sallee still coaching winning basketball at age 88  Ozarks Sports Zone

Don Sallee arrives at the Missouri Ozarks Community Health gym in Ava at four o'clock for a long night of basketball. His Victory Academy crusaders JV boys ...



2017 Class 2 All-Region Softball Teams  Ozarks Sports Zone

Pitchers Alyssa Tidwell, JR, Kelly High School Sydney Miller, JR, Willow Springs High School Allyse Agers, FR, St. Pius X High School MaKenna Moore, SO ...



Tributes | vindy.com — LORENE N. (TISONE) NICOPOLIS  Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown, Ohio | Tributes, In Memoriam, Deaths, Obituaries, for Warren, Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland.



Strong Work Ethic, Commitment and, a few innocent pranks along the way.  Douglas County Herald

By Sue Curry Jones. Having worked his way through college, Cody Whitaker is thankful to be teaching at Ava High School, where he serves as an educator in ...



New Business Wants to Locate In Ava; Maggard Resigns As Mayor  Douglas County Herald

City Council Documents 1-13-2015. By Sue Curry Jones. Ava Board of Aldermen accepted Mayor Eddie Maggard's letter of resignation Tuesday, the notice was ...



Donald Sallee  Ozark Radio News

Donald Eugene Sallee, 88 years, 10 months, 5 days old, passed away on September 17, 2017 at his home with his loving wife, Mary Lou, by his side. Don was ...



Sheriff's Dept. Makes Arrests For Drugs, Stealing  Douglas County Herald

During the past month, the Douglas County Sheriff's Department has made numerous arrests on charges including drugs and stealing. On Wednesday, Feb.



RONALD MEDLOCK  Houston Herald

Ronald Edwin “Ronnie” Medlock, 71 years, 0 months, 27 days old, went to be with his savior on Nov. 23, 2017, after a long illness at his home with all.



Home Town Graduate Joins HomePride Bank  Douglas County Herald

HomePride Bank announced this week that Ava native Bart Ellison has been hired as Senior Vice President to open a new bank facility in Ava, Mo. HomePride ...



Rural Students Lost in Connectivity Gap | High Schools  U.S. News & World Report

Lack of digital access makes connecting in rural schools and homes a challenge.



Missouri Sports Hall of Fame welcomes latest inductees  Springfield News-Leader

The hall also inducted Brad Smith, Jesse Branch and Rick Vernon.



Miss Merry Christmas Pageant Rescheduled for This Sunday  Douglas County Herald

The Anchor Club Miss Merry Christmas Pageant has been reschedued for this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. in the Ava Performing Arts Center. The pageant was ...



Lake of the Ozarks weekend fishing report -- March 16, 2018  Lakenewsonline.com

The lake level was 654.6; moderate generation last week should cause the lake to rise slightly to 654.7 by the weekend. Surface temperature at Bagnell Dam ...



Local Couple Publishes Book  Douglas County Herald

By Sue Curry Jones. Researching and documenting a thorough and accurate family history is quite an awesome task, and during the past few years, that ...



Prof. Walter Darrell Haden  Douglas County Herald

Walter “Walt” Darrell Haden, served as professor of English at The University of Tennessee at Martin for nearly 40 years. He was a man of many talents and ...



Missouri holds first state high school bass tournament  Kansas City Star

Jim Huson had twice the reason to celebrate after the Bass Pro Shops Open Championship of High School Fishing concluded Sunday at Table Rock Lake.



Candidate Q&A: Rogersville Board of Aldermen | News  Marshfield Mail

Editor's note: The Mail sent out questionnaires to candidates running for office in several contested races in the April 3 election. The following are responses ...



High school Athlete of the Year award winners named  Springfield News-Leader

Hunter Yeargan of Willard and Brooke Stanfield of Republic were honored Thursday as the Athlete of the Year Award winners at the second ever News-Leader ...



Sparta district promotes middle school principal to superintendent  Springfield News-Leader

Rocky Valentine, who has worked in Sparta for seven years, is the new superintendent.



Baseball seniors play their final home game  Houston Herald

The five seniors on the Houston High School baseball team have played their final home game.



November is prime time for craft shows and bazaars  Springfield News-Leader

Cassidy United Methodist Women Fall Bazaar, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Cassidy United Methodist Church, 5151 N. Fremont Road. Featuring baked goods, jams & jellies, ...



Legendary Fishermen Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston and Roland Martin Accept National Conservation Awards  Douglas County Herald

Awards ceremony in conjunction with the grand opening of Bass Pro's Wonders of Wildlife and Aquarium and Museum. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. Sept. 11, 2017 ...



Tigers star Brad Smith to be inducted into Missouri Sports Hall  Columbia Daily Tribune

As unassuming and quiet as Brad Smith was off the field, he was one of the most dynamic on the field. A quiet quarterback from Youngstown, Ohio, who took a ...



Janet Jones | Obituaries  Christian County Headliner News

*Service*: Noon Saturday, July 1, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark. Burial will follow in Stillings Cemetery, Douglas County. Visitation: 10 a.m. July 1 in the funeral ...



First Annual MOTO Show Comes To Town  Douglas County Herald

Ava Pride Band Boosters will be hosting their First Annual MOTO Show Saturday, Sept. 28, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Ava Performing Arts Center parking lot.



Dewayne Ducker Completes Army Basic At Ft. Leonard Wood  Douglas County Herald

U.S. Army Private Dewayne A. Ducker Jr., recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Ducker successfully completed an intensive ...



Audit of Everytown’s Claimed 200+ School Shootings Since Sandy Hook  Bearing Arms

Yesterday, Hayley Miller, a reporter for the Huffington Post, uncritically regurgitated an Everytown claim that there have been 200 school shootings since the ...



The Top 100 Boys All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.



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