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Photo courtesy Clarkson Construction An unidentified car crosses the Cudworth Bridge on CC Highway shortly after it reopened Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 4. The photo was shared with the Times by Clarkson Construction of Kansas City, which was contracted June 29 by the Missouri Department of Transportation to replace bridges on CC and PP highways in eastern Ozark County that were washed away by late-April floods. The Cudworth Bridge over the North Fork of the White River was completed about three months after work began the first week in July. The contract was for $2,797,915.
They had errands to run, so Marcie and Wes Roberts drove the long way to West Plains from their home near the Dora School last Wednesday, Oct. 4. They had to take a round-about route – north on Highway 181, east on Highway 14 and then south on Highway 63 – because the direct route, CC Highway, was...

Long-Term Recovery Committee
Officers of the Ozark County Long-Term Recovery Committee are, from left, Ozark County Emergency Manager Brett Meints, committee chair Shawn Taylor, secretary Jennifer Winrod, member Daniel Clubb and co-chair Sharon Davidson. The committee will have its next meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, at...
The Sisney family reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 21, at Frontier Baptist Church in Pontiac; a potluck lunch will be shared at noon. All family and friends are invited. For details, call Junior Sisney, 417-679-4833 or Ruth Cothren, 870-424-2787.
Jonathan M. O’Conner, 23, of Gassville, Arkansas, was flown by Air Evac to Cox South Hospital in Springfield Oct. 7 after wrecking his motorcycle in Bakersfield. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol online crash report filed by Trooper J. O. Prater, O’Conner was traveling southbound on...

Jeremy Stolbart
American Legion Raffle Jeremy Stolbart, a member of Cloud 9 Ranch, won the Henry 30-30 rifle offered in a Sept. 9 fundraiser raffle sponsored by Bakersfield American Legion Post 374. Some of the money raised was sent to help the flood victims in Texas.  Wasola Volunteer Fire Department Sherry Smith...
The 19th annual “Musical Salute to Veterans” program will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the West Plains Civic Center arena. The program, hosted by the Missouri State University-West Plains University/Community Programs Department program, will include a variety of patriotic music...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. Oct. 2 1:21 a.m. – Subject was reported to be sleeping in a truck in the Bullseye parking lot. OCSD responded. Checked OK. 2:13 a.m. – Caller said a deer was hit by a...
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Monday at 4 p.m. in Isabella. Call TOPS leader Donna Anderson at 273-0027 for more information about attending the next meeting. Come and join us. For the third month in a row, Vickie Shrewsbury was best weight loss winner in September. She was also one...
Menus for October Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out for 25 cents more. Wednesday, Oct. 11: pork loin, baked potato, tomato and...
Needmore Church of God will celebrate completion of its multipurpose building with a dedication service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. The Elmores will be singing, and the Rev. Gale Wooten, former pastor of Mammoth Assembly of God, will be the dedication speaker. “This has been a project spanning...

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