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Area quilters are encouraged to prepare their entries for this year’s Hootin an Hollarin quilt show to be held during the annual Sept. 20-22 festival.Lily Branco, one of the show’s organizers, says the quilt show is one of the highlights of the festival as it exhibits “the awesome quilts created by...
Anew Church will be hold its annual back-to-school clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Anew2 building on the square in Gainesville.The church is also accepting gently used donations of clothing. To donate, contact Angie Goodman on Facebook or at 417-679-9080.

Lauren Suter gets vaccinations at the Ozark County Health Department to meet Missouri requirements for school attendance. Ozark County schools begin their 2018-19 academic year in less than a month. For a complete list of required immunizations, contact the health department, or visit their Facebook page. The health department is offering a vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Call 679-3334 for an appointment or for more information.
County schools are gearing up for the 2018-2019 school year. Important dates and guidelines are listed below. Bakersfield R-IV SchoolBakersfield school officials remind all students and parents that state law and health regulations require students to be properly immunized and provide verification...
Vacation Bible School at Ball Church of Christ on Highway 181 south of Dora will be held Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 6-8, beginning at 7 p.m. each evening. The theme for this year’s VBS will be “Exca-vate! Discovering the Treasures of Jesus.” Classes will be held for all ages from nursery through adult...
The Gainesville Saddle Club will host the Arkansas Family Rodeo Friday and Saturday, Aug. 3-4, at the Gainesville Saddle Club arena. The schedule includes mutton bustin’ at 7:30 p.m. before the 8 p.m. main event. Barrels and poles, goat tying and untying will be at 5 p.m. Friday.For more...
The Ozark County Historium’s annual tea, to be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, will be focused on the theme “Tea with Anne,” and the entertainment will include a skit based on the popular novel Anne of Green Gables. Tickets are $10 each, and only 60 tickets will be sold. Historium volunteer...
The annual Johnson family reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 4, at a new location. This year’s reunion will be held at 11 a.m. at Red Lobster on S. Glenstone in Springfield; a room has been reserved for the gathering. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Rex Johnson, 679-3611.
The Missouri Ozarks Rural Health Network (MORHN) will host a one-year birthday party for its Great Expectations program from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Missouri Ozarks Wellness Center at 603 W. Broadway in Ava.The network officially launched the program in January 2018, initially...
Thanks to all who made our “Meet the Candidates” fundraiser dinner such a success on Friday, July 20.We’ll host a similar pre-election gathering at noon Friday, July 27, when Ozark County Farm Bureau sponsors a candidates meet-and-greet here at The Center on Highway 5 north at the Gainesville city...

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Close to 70 people attended Monday night’s informal information session at Gainesville High School regarding the 75-cent levy increase proposal that will appear on the Aug. 7 primary election ballot. The increase would bring the school levy from the state minimum of  $2.75 to $3.50, still one of...

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