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Members of Sampson Masonic Lodge #298 in Theodosia will serve their regular first Saturday of the month community breakfast from  7 to 10 a.m. Jan. 6 at the lodge on Highway 160 next to Lutie School in Theodosia. The menu will include scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, waffles...
Missouri University Extension is offering a new session of online core training to become a certified Master Gardener that begins Jan. 22. “The motto of the Master Gardener program is ‘Helping others learn to grow,’” said David Trinklein, state horticulture specialist. The popularity of the online...
Happy new year, everyone! The Center’s First Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 7. The meal includes a beverage and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10. This is a great way to enjoy a delicious dinner and support The...
The weather is cold with maybe a little snow one morning.  We hope everyone had a good Christmas with family and friends. We went to Springfield on Christmas Day and had a great dinner with Marsha and Keith Evans and family. The kids had a great time opening their gifts. Casey and Chris were there...
What a change in weather – and one that takes some getting used to! Here’s wishing for everyone to have better health in 2018. And as I write that, I think it doesn’t seem possible for it to be 2018! Marsha Lyon has had more than her share of being confined and in pain following knee surgery in...

Ashley Ellison
Ashley Ellison of Hiram Shaddox Geriatric Health and Rehab in Mountain Home, Arkansas, was recently presented with the Director of Nursing of the Year caregiver award by the Arkansas Health Care Association and Arkansas Assisted Living Association. Ellison, originally from Gainesville, started her...
The Ozark County Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Wednesday, Jan. 10, in the Century Bank of the Ozarks training room. Debra Schilling Smith, Realtor with the Century 21 LeMac Realty Z Team will be the lunch sponsor.  For more information, contact Amelia LaMair at 679-4913 or ozcocofc@yahoo....
Area residents are responding with support for a Theodosia couple, Kermit J. Schofield, 76, and his wife, Sandy Schofield, 73, who pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to illegally trafficking in wild American ginseng. According to a news release from Tom Larson, acting United States attorney for...
The filing period for candidates wishing to run in the April 3, 2018, general municipal election for seats on school, municipal and other public boards continues until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16. Three two-year seats are coming open on both the City of Bakersfield and City of Gainesville boards. Two...

Sherri Wilson, who retired Friday after 26 years with Century Bank of the Ozarks in Gainesville, shows the gifts she was given during her retirement party Thursday, including pictures and a plaque resting on a porch swing that was a gift from her colleagues in the bank’s loan department. Also pictured are her boss, Bill Trivitt, and Century Bank president and CEO Chris Harlin. Photo submitted.
Sherri Cockrum Wilson retired Friday after working 26 years with Century Bank of the Ozarks in Gainesville. She had worked some other jobs – in retail sales in Springfield, at Town & Country Supermarket and at the Ozark County Recorder’s Office –  between her graduation from Gainesville High...

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