Jerry Crownover
2 days 5 hours ago
You probably saw the news clip a few weeks ago of the young girl at the water park leading her pet alligator on a leash. City officials, who were in charge of supervising the park, allowed the animal to accompany the girl because she claimed the reptile was an emotional support animal. It was...

Photos by Karla Smith The court, pictured from left, is Princess Mary Jane Flygare, Princess Cheyenne Wachtel, Princess Jessee Latham, Queen Olivia Milligan, Deputy Queen Ashley Dunn and Miss Sweetie Pie Jasmine Hall.
As Gainesville returned to its normal hustle and bustle of everyday business this week, locals and visitors alike are reveling in the memories made...
September 22, 2022, 11:58 AM

Ozark County Courthouse
After a busy weekend of Hootin an Hollarin on the Gainesville square, Ozark County commissioners met Monday with a light agenda during their regular...
September 22, 2022, 11:51 AM

Times photo/Bruce Roberts Local residents gathered for a public hearing recently regarding the proposed Ozark Run Scenic Byway. Several counties have opted out of the proposal.
The proposed Ozark Run Scenic Byway is beginning to look like a fragmented map of dots and lines that rarely connect instead of the seamless 375-mile...
September 22, 2022, 11:48 AM

Jerry Crownover
You probably saw the news clip a few weeks ago of the young girl at the water park leading her pet alligator on a leash. City officials, who were in charge of supervising the park, allowed the animal to accompany the girl because she claimed the reptile was an emotional support animal. It was...
September 22, 2022

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  • Jerry Crownover
    September 22, 2022
    You probably saw the news clip a few weeks ago of the young girl at the water park leading her pet alligator on a leash. City officials, who were in charge of supervising the park, allowed the animal...

  • Photos by Karla Smith The court, pictured from left, is Princess Mary Jane Flygare, Princess Cheyenne Wachtel, Princess Jessee Latham, Queen Olivia Milligan, Deputy Queen Ashley Dunn and Miss Sweetie Pie Jasmine Hall.
    September 22, 2022
    As Gainesville returned to its normal hustle and bustle of everyday business this week, locals and visitors alike are reveling in the memories made around the quaint square during the 61st Hootin an...

  • Ozark County Courthouse
    September 22, 2022
    After a busy weekend of Hootin an Hollarin on the Gainesville square, Ozark County commissioners met Monday with a light agenda during their regular weekly meeting.Commissioners John Turner, Layne...

Obits

  • September 22, 2022
    Rodney Russell Landers, age 71, passed away Saturday morning, September 17, 2022, at the home of his stepdaughter, Katharyne Jane (Silva) Belew, in Girard, KS. Rodney suffered from several...
  • September 22, 2022
    Graveside funeral services for Donald Gene Leonard, 73, of Gainesville, were held Sept. 15, 2022, in the Fowler Chapel Cemetery near Caulfield. He died Sept. 11, in Springdale, Arkansas. He was...
  • September 22, 2022
    Funeral services for Kathy King, 65, of Tecumseh, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home chapel in Gainesville with Jimmy Kyle officiating. Visitation...

Education

  • August 4, 2022
    The start of the 2022-23 school year is just around the corner, and Ozark County school districts have announced their registration and start-of-school activities and schedules. BakersfieldNew...

  • Gainesville’s Nate Richer and Maliki Sherry advance to state Defending state champion pole vaulter Nate Richer, a senior at Gainesville High School, took first place in the Class 2 Sectional 3 to earn the chance to defend his title at the Missouri state track meet being held Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, in Jefferson City. Maliki Sherry, a junior at GHS, also advanced to the state level after placing fourth in high jump.
    May 18, 2022

  • Suzanne Meeks and Jennifer Garrison
    April 5, 2022
    Incumbents Jennifer Garrison and Suzanne Meeks edged out competitor John Lubbers and were elected to fill the two open seats the Lutie School Board in the April 5 General Municipal Election. The...

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