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The Ozark County Long-Term Recover Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Lions Club Building on Third Street in Gainesville. Committee members will be discussing ways to raise funds to held those impacted by the 2017 flood. Everyone is invited to come and share ideas. 
A new Christian camp, Jordan Crossing, will hold its first summer session June 25-29 for young people in the Peel, Arkansas, and Protem areas, as well as the surrounding area. The camp is being organized so that campers attending Jordan Crossing-sponsored sessions may attend at minimal cost to...
The camping area at Theodosia Park on Bull Shoals Lake will be closed through May 25 while the Army Corps of Engineers performs road maintenance. In announcing the closure, the Corps’ Mountain Home, Arkansas, project office said the boat ramp on the north side of Highway 160 remains open for use. ...

Nic Rogers, Stewardship Specialist
Nic Rogers, a stewardship specialist with the Ozark Regional Land Trust, will talk about the work ORLT is doing in Ozark County’s Alford Forest, Bryant Creek and the conservation areas in Missouri and Arkansas at the next meeting of the Ozark Heritage Garden Club, to be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May...
Josiah Wheat of Vanzant is now in the custody of the Missouri Department of Mental Health after he was found mentally incompetent to stand trial in connection with a 2017 case in which he is accused of beating several puppies to death with a baseball bat and posting a video of the incident to...

Angaline Ryan
Angaline Ryan, 60, of West Plains was recently found guilty by a Texas County jury of armed criminal action and first-degree assault in connection with the April 13, 2015, ambush-style shooting of her ex-daughter-in-law, Tammy Hathcock. According to the West Plains Daily Quill, the jury in the case...
Several motorists were injured in recent Ozark County accidents.   Cited for DWI with a child in the car Linda M. Pullen, 46, of Tecumseh, was transported by air ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield May 8 after sustaining serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 5 about 1...
Decoration Day notices are published at no charge in the Times. Send notices to sueann@ozarkcountytimes.com or call the Times office at 679-4641 with Decoration Day news.   Center Point Center Point Cemetery will hold its annual business meeting at noon Sunday, May 27, with a potluck lunch...
Gainesville School superintendent Jeff Hyatt attended Monday’s meeting of the Ozark County Commission to ask for the commisioners’ help in applying for a government grant that would be used to be build a freestanding preschool building on the Gainesville campus.  Hyatt was accompanied by...

Before the flood of 2017, this large log cabin on the North Fork of the White River near Dawt had been owned – and loved – since 2005 by West Plains residents Kris and Greg Hubbard, who often hosted and friends there.
West Plains residents Kris and Greg Hubbard were in Nashville, Tennessee, attending a business meeting in April 2017 when they first got word of the flood back in West Plains – as well as on the North Fork of the White River near Dawt, where they owned a large vacation home. Then they got a cryptic...

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