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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...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other emergency-responding agencies, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. June 4(Continued from last week’s Times)12:31 p.m. – Medical: Elderly woman is breathing but unresponsive. Cox Ambulance from Ava and Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire...
The Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire Department asked us to clarify that the scholarship awarded this year in memory of junior TAVFD firefighter Savannah Leckie was a one-time award that will not be given again. The department expressed thanks to those who made donations so that the scholarship could...
The Theodosia Chamber of Commerce met at noon on Tuesday, June 13, at the Century Bank of the Ozarks office in Theodosia, and the Ozark County Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon Wednesday, June 19, in the Century Bank training room on the northeast corner of the Gainesville square. 
A music night will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at True Hope Church in Theodosia. Everyone is invited, and those who want to are encouraged to bring a song to sing and or an instrument to play.Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Dianna Unruh at 620-242-3739 for more...

Trish Boone shared this trail-camera photo of a black bear that visited her family’s farm on County Road 829 between Gainesville and Theodosia on Wednesday, June 6.
The Missouri Department of Conservation recently launched a new website dedicated to the extensive scientific its research staff members do on several topics, including how it manages the state’s black bear population.Common questions include: Where are they and where do they move around? How many...

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