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Pontiac Price Place Volunteer Fire Department will host a corned beef and cabbage supper beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at PPPVFD firehouse #1 on W Highway by the Pontiac post office. The cost will be $7 a plate.The menu will feature corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, green beans,...
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission last week awarded a  $1,425,949 contract to Leo Journagan Construction Co. for pavement improvements on Highway 60 from Route 125 in Taney County to Route 5 in Gainesville.Details of the project were not available at press time, but it’s thought...
The Wasola Volunteer Fire Department will host a chili and soup fundraiser supper at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the firehouse on Highway 5 north of Gainesville. The event will feature live music. Everyone is welcome.
This month’s women’s prayer brunch will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at Theodosia United Methodist Church on Highway 160. All woman in the area are invited.
A month after the public comment and site-solicitation period closed in the U.S. Postal Service’s proposed plan to reopen a postal facility at Zanoni, the agency has not yet released the promised announcement about whether – and where – the new facility will open.The proposal was announced during a...

The Protem-area home of 84-year-old Les Tennis was completely destroyed in the “Rozell fire”. Tennis escaped with nothing but the clothes he was wearing. Photo courtesy Ron Yarger.
Mark Twain National Forest has established an anonymous tip line for the public and is offering up to $25,000 for information that leads to arrests and convictions in the recent Rozell Fire, which burned more than 2,000 acres in the Protem area and destroyed the home of Les Tennis. The award is...
Cookie’s Restaurant at Theodosia Marina Resort in Theodosia will host its sixth annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner to benefit local veterans through Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 4-12. The event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the restaurant overlooking Bull...

Kenneth Smith
A Theodosia Dollar General employee was scheduled to be arraigned by Associate Circuit Judge Cynthia MacPherson Tuesday after he was arrested Sunday in connection with accusations that he helped multiple people take as much as $16,000 worth of merchandise over a five-month period.Kenneth Smith, 53...

Mike Wolfe, right, and Frank Fritz, of the History Channel’s hit TV show “American Pickers” are currently looking for unique antique collections in Missouri to be featured in upcoming episodes.
The television show “American Pickers” will be filming in Missouri this spring, and the hosts are looking for people here with unique antique collections and interesting stories behind them. The show features large, unique collections, interesting multi-generational family properties or anyplace...
Beginning Tuesday, March 20, the Gainesville Church of Christ will host a new Beth Moore Bible Study, “The Quest,” designed to enhance their women’s personal relationships with God. Moore, a popular author and speaker, describes says “The Quest” as “a temporary detour from my usual approach in...

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