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Masa Kinoshita, M.D.
Masa Kinoshita, M.D., has joined the staff at Theodosia Family Medical Clinic in Theodosia. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, “Dr. Masa,” has his patients call him, earned his undergraduate degree at the University of California - Irvine and his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine...

Stan Pellham. Courtesy of the Ozark County Jail.
During the Dec. 6 session of Ozark County Law Day, Stan Pellham, of Wasola, pleaded guilty pursuant to a plea agreement with the state to possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest by fleeing, causing a substantial risk of serious injury or death to any person and unlawful use of a...

Albert Stanford. Courtesy of the Ozark County Jail.
On Dec. 6, Albert L. Stanford of Theodosia pleaded guilty, before Circuit Judge Craig Carter, to second-degree assault by operating a vehicle while intoxicated, resulting in an injury. He was sentenced to a 120-day institutional drug treatment program in the Missouri Department of Corrections. He...

Craig Barulich
Craig Barulich of Kansas City became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he hooked a skipjack herring Nov. 12 on the Missouri River using a rod and reel. The new “pole and line” skipjack herring record weighed 3 pounds, breaking the previous state record of 2 pounds, 11 ounces....

John McCullough, Courtesy of Ozark County Jail.
A $1,000 cash-only bond has been issued for John Wesley McCullough, 37, of Gainesville, in connection with a case in which he is charged with eight counts of forgery. The case was filed Dec. 13. At press time, information on his next court date was not yet listed on online records. According to a...

Misty Watson. Courtesy of Ozark County Jail.
A warrant with a $2,500 cash-only bond has been issued in a case against 40-year-old Gainesville resident Misty Watson in connection with assault and property damage charges that were filed against her Dec. 8. The charges stem from allegations that Watson threw several beer bottles at another woman...

This photo of the Dora High School freshman class of 1958-59 is from the 1959 Doramo yearbook, which is posted on the Dora School Library’s Facebook page. Top row, from left: Norma Warren (no photo), Bob Barlow, Juanita Cudworth, Lula Collins, Louise McDonald, Don Collins. Second row: Eula Parsons, Dorothy Driskell, Dottie Dobbs, Jerry Tetrick, Patsy Uhlmann, Martin Capages. Third row: Carol Woolf, Burdella Owen, Alice Berry, Darrell Berry, Tommy Shipley, Clifton Shipley. Fourth row: Doyne Elliott, Mackie Welch, Jerry Driskell, Shirley McCarty, Pauline Sparks, Clifford Hensley. Bottom: Billy Leroy, Francis Hollingshad and Ronnie Thornton.
Editor’s note: Sections of these 1950s Dora-area reminiscences by former Ozark County resident Martin Capages Jr. will be reprinted in the Ozark County Times as space allows. Capages, a Ph.D. University of Missouri-Rolla graduate and the retired former owner of ARIS Engineering in Ozark, attended...
Hypnotist Chris Jones will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the West Plains Civic Center theater in a program sponsored by the University/Community Programs (U/CP) Department at Missouri State University-West Plains. Tickets are $10 each and are available through the West Plains Civic Center...

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Missouri University Extension employees Traci Foster, left, and Renee Hambelton present donations totaling $250 from Marty Morrison, the Ozark County Extension Council and the Extension office staff to Ozark County Health Department administrator Rhonda Suter as part of the council’s participation...

Jill Morrison
Reprinted with permission from the Springfield News-Leader with local information added.   A Walnut Grove woman was charged Dec. 12 in connection with a 2016 crash that left a mother dead and her two children injured. Billie Jo Howard, 39, said she had smoked marijuana, drank alcohol and taken an...

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