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The striper fishing on Norfork Lake continues to be very good for the first two hours each morning. Now that we are entering the dark moon phase, you can expect to find feeding stripers later in the morning on the flats in water depths of 40 to 60 feet. We are still catching some stripers on long...
Even in the heat, bass fishing this past week was very good. The Special Olympics tournament out of Theodosia was won with 18.43 pounds. Numerous boats came in with a five-fish limit. Top-water early in the day works well; then it’s time for jigs and plastic worms. Both the creeks and main lake...

Mark Sanders of Ava, right, was the lucky winner of the 2018 Gravely ZT-X Zero Turn Lawn Mower donated by West Plains Marine that was raffled off at the Angling for Athletes Benefit Bass Tournament Saturday out of Theodosia Marina.
Fifty-six teams turned out Saturday morning for the third annual Angling for Athletes Benefit Bass Tournament at Theodosia Marina on Bull Shoals Lake. Even with high temperatures and sunny skies, the anglers showed how skilled they were, with several 4-pound fish being brought to weigh- in,...

from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/national/201805
May 2018 is set to go down in history as the warmest on record in Missouri, and perhaps the nation, according to University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan.Every day in May charted above normal in Missouri, Guinan said. Many days registered more than 10 degrees Fahrenheit above...
Dora students who placed in the Alpha Rho Tau Art Show held April 30-May 5 at Mountain Grove High School were, from left (back row), senior Jaleigh Russell, third place, photography color still life, and fourth place, photography color landscape; freshman Sarah Fehr, third place, plaster sculpture...

Photo by Karla Smith
The Gainesville Bulldogs traveling baseball team competed in the Barnhouse Baseball 2018 Summer Heat Showdown Saturday in Springfield and took first place after winning three games. Scores from the games were 16-1, 12-4 and 18-3. Members of the team are, from left (back row), Howard Wade, Khale...
Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire Department chief Jim Jeffery, right, and fire captain / EMR Tracy Meal (not shown), demonstrated “fire safety” and led a “meet a firefighter” presentation recently for summer school students at Lutie Elementary. The fire safety talks stressed the importance of smoke...
Scholarship opportunities are available at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas, for those interested in a healthcare profession. The deadline for scholarship applications for the fall 2018 semester has been extended to June 30 for the following Baxter Regional Hospital...
Several Ozark Countians were recently named to the Missouri State University-West Plains chancellor’s list and dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester.To qualify for the chancellor’s list, students must have earned a 4.0 grade point average for 12 or more credit hours taken during the semester....
Bobby Grisham, Missouri Masonic Home representative at Robert Burns Lodge in Gainesville, right, recently presented a check to Amanda Parker of Loving the Least of These, a nonprofit business in Mountain Grove that provides clothing, car seats, formula, diapers and other items to foster parents in...

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