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Theodosia resident Vicky York, who has taught china-painting classes all over the U.S. and in Europe, will teach the art on three Wednesday mornings, Sept. 4, 11 and 18, at the Ozark County Historium in Gainesville. The $100 fee includes instruction, materials and a visit to Vicky’s home to view her firing room.
In September, lovers of fine painted china will have a unique opportunity at the Ozark County Historium. From 10 a.m. until noon on three Wednesday mornings – Sept. 4, 11 and 18 – Vicky York of Theodosia will teach a china-painting class where participants will learn the details of this fine...

Theodosia resident Vicky York, who has taught china-painting classes all over the U.S. and in Europe, will teach the art on three Wednesday mornings, Sept. 4, 11 and 18, at the Ozark County Historium in Gainesville. The $100 fee includes instruction, materials and a visit to Vicky’s home to view her firing room.  
In September, lovers of fine painted china will have a unique opportunity at the Ozark County Historium. From 10 a.m. until noon on three Wednesday mornings – Sept. 4, 11 and 18 – Vicky York of Theodosia will teach a china-painting class where participants will learn the details of this fine art....

Times photo/Regina Mozingo
It takes a lot of people working hard to put together a festival with as many components as the Hootin an Hollarin festival offers each year. The Hootin an Hollarin Committee, whown here, is meeting frequently now to finalize the details for this year’s festival, to be held Sept. 19-21 on the...

Nashville artist Luke Nassar is one of several entertainers scheduled to perform at the Sept. 14 “Party on the Hill” near Theodosia. The auction and entertainment event raises money for the Semper Fi Fund, which provides financial support to wounded veterans and their families.
“Party on the Hill,” a benefit event for the Semper Fi Fund, a national charity that assists wounded post-9/11 veterans from all branches of the military, will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, near Theodosia.  Organizer Debbie Daniel, who is hosting the event on her land on Ashlynn Acre Lane, off P...

The 2019 edition of Hootin an Hollarin is rolling toward reality, including the always-popular outhouse races set for Friday afternoon on the west side of the square. Shown here, the 2018 second-place-winning Gainesville High School FBLA outhouse team in action. Counterclockwise, starting back left: Will Uchtman, Jake Leeker, Ethan Chapman (riding), Tanner Jennings, Jaxon Britt.
Hootin an Hollarin is just six weeks away. On Sept. 19-21 it will fill the Gainesville square with folks taking “A Trip Back When,” the 2019 festival theme.  Hootin an Hollain chairperson Nancy Walker said musical performances are being lined up and event chairpersons are finalizing details for...

The 2019 edition of Hootin an Hollarin is rolling toward reality, including the always-popular outhouse races set for Friday afternoon on the west side of the square. Shown here, the 2018 second-place-winning Gainesville High School FBLA outhouse team in action. Counterclockwise, starting back left: Will Uchtman, Jake Leeker, Ethan Chapman (riding), Tanner Jennings, Jaxon Britt.
Hootin an Hollarin is just six weeks away. On Sept. 19-21 it will fill the Gainesville square with folks taking “A Trip Back When,” the 2019 festival theme.  Hootin an Hollain chairperson Nancy Walker said musical performances are being lined up and event chairpersons are finalizing details for...
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission’s proposed improvements for the Tecumseh curves on Highway 160 in Ozark County will be the focus of a public meeting to be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, in the Gainesville High School cafeteria on Bull Dog Drive in Gainesville.  An...

After being delayed a night due to stormy weather, the annual Pontiac fireworks display lit up the night sky Saturday over Bull Shoals Lake, casting shadows behind boaters gathered below. Photo courtesy Karen Eubank
Ozark County’s celebration of the Fourth of July holiday continued last week as crowds gathered in Rockbridge and Pontiac for elaborate fireworks displays and water-fun enthusiasts headed for lakes and streams.  Following a day of patriotic activities, a fundraiser pig roast and then a sky-blazing...

After being delayed a night due to stormy weather, the annual Pontiac fireworks display lit up the night sky Saturday over Bull Shoals Lake, casting shadows behind boaters gathered below. Photo courtesy Karen Eubank
Ozark County’s celebration of the Fourth of July holiday continued last week as crowds gathered in Rockbridge and Pontiac for elaborate fireworks displays and water-fun enthusiasts headed for lakes and streams.  Following a day of patriotic activities, a fundraiser pig roast and then a sky-blazing...
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission’s proposed improvements for the Tecumseh curves on Highway 160 in Ozark County will be the focus of a public meeting to be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, in the Gainesville High School cafeteria on Bull Dog Drive in Gainesville.  An...

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