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Ozark County Times/Regina Mozingo
The Gainesville congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at the newly built Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Highway 160 west of Gainesville. Light refreshments will be served, and tours will be conducted. Everyone is invited to attend...

Jessica Smith, right, and daughter Victoria St. Pierre looked as if they walked straight out of Alice in Wonderland during the 2018 Trunk-or-Treat event in Gainesville. Due to heavy rains and cold temperatures on Halloween, last year’s event was held in the Gainesville High School gym. This year’s event is scheduled to be held back on the Gainesville square.
Autumn’s cool temperatures have set in, and Halloween is just two weeks away. Ozark County residents have a wide array of festive  activities to choose from to celebrate  the season. From trunk-or-treat events to fall foliage viewing, there’s no shortage of places and events to enjoy this time of...
It’s that time of year, when pumpkins, apple cider and crisp, fall air set a tone of festivity in the Ozarks. Listed here are Halloween and fall events that residents can visit or attend in the coming weeks. Watch the Times each week for an updated list of fall-related events. Those organizing a...
It’s that time of year, when pumpkins, apple cider and crisp, fall air set a tone of festivity in the Ozarks. Listed here are Halloween and fall events that residents can visit or attend in the coming weeks. Watch the Times each week for an updated list of fall-related events. Those organizing a...

Katie Hoversen won the Best in Show ribbon in this year’s Hootin an Hollarin quilt show for her pieced and hand-appliqued “Climbing Jacob’s Ladder” quilt. Hoversen made the quilt using scraps and other pieces of fabric given to her by friends after all her quilting supplies were destroyed when her house was washed away in the 2017 floods. See more photos in the quilt show album on the Ozark County Times Facebook page, which includes winners of the Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice ribbons as well as the “Out of This World” quilt made and donated by Linda and Gary Smith of Sycamore.
Twenty-eight beautiful quilts were presented for the public’s enjoyment at this year’s Hootin an Hollarin quilt show sponsored by the Friendly Neighbors Extension Club. Katie Hoversen won the Best in Show ribbon for her hand-appliqued “Climbing Jacob’s Ladder” pattern. Sandra Stone’s machine-...

Five-year-old twin brothers Dalton, left, and Dakota Morgan, visited the McWilliams Pumpkin Patch near West Plains Saturday during its opening weekend. The twins, sons of Joe and Kristin Morgan of Gainesville, are shown riding the farm’s tractor train.
The weather forecast for this coming weekend features a prediction of beautiful, crisp, fall temperatures that promise to provide the perfect setting for a fun day at an area event or activity celebrating the season. Listed here are events happening soon in this area. Watch the Times each week...

Katie Hoversen won the Best in Show ribbon in this year’s Hootin an Hollarin quilt show for her pieced and hand-appliqued “Climbing Jacob’s Ladder” quilt. Hoversen made the quilt using scraps and other pieces of fabric given to her by friends after all her quilting supplies were destroyed when her house was washed away in the 2017 floods. See more photos in the quilt show album on the Ozark County Times Facebook page, which includes winners of the Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice ribbons as well as the “Out of This World” quilt made and donated by Linda and Gary Smith of Sycamore.
Twenty-eight beautiful quilts were presented for the public’s enjoyment at this year’s Hootin an Hollarin quilt show sponsored by the Friendly Neighbors Extension Club. Katie Hoversen won the Best in Show ribbon for her hand-appliqued “Climbing Jacob’s Ladder” pattern. Sandra Stone’s machine-pieced...

Five-year-old twin brothers Dalton, left, and Dakota Morgan, visited the McWilliams Pumpkin Patch near West Plains Saturday during its opening weekend. The twins, sons of Joe and Kristin Morgan of Gainesville, are shown riding the farm’s tractor train.
The weather forecast for this coming weekend features a prediction of beautiful, crisp, fall temperatures that promise to provide the perfect setting for a fun day at an area event or activity celebrating the season. Listed here are events happening soon in this area. Watch the Times each week for...

Blevins
Dr. Brooks Blevins, Missouri State University professor of history, will be at the Ozark County Historium in Gainesville at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, to talk about his new Civil War book, volume 2 of his History of the Ozarks series. Blevins is a popular speaker, and his previous appearances at...

Isaiah Ralston, 3, walked with the Timber Knob Volunteer Fire Department Honor Guard in this year’s parade carrying an American flag. in memory of his dad, former firefighter Cody Ralston, who died in January.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but sometimes it’s the story behind the picture that tells the bigger story. Most people watching the Hootin an Hollarin parade Saturday afternoon were probably unaware of the story behind the little blond-haired boy carrying a small American flag and...

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