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Photo courtesy Doug Hawkins.
Rob Collins of Chaney Monument and D&D Signs assisted Gainesville city employees Monday in hanging holiday decorations around the Gainesville square in celebration of the Christmas season and to prepare for Saturday’s “Wonders of Christmas” event to be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. See page 2...

Circuit Judge Craig Carter
In a recent ceremony honoring exemplary service to the people of Missouri, Missouri Chief Justice Zel M. Fischer recognized Ozark County Circuit Judge Craig Carter for his participation in the judicial transfer and partnership programs. The ceremony was held during the annual meeting of the...

Angaline Ryan
Angaline Ryan, 60, of West Plains was scheduled to face a Texas County jury Dec. 11-15; however, Ryan’s trial was canceled after a motion for continuance was filed by Howell County Prosecutor Michael P. Hutchings on Nov. 28. The case is now scheduled for a hearing at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. It’s...
Angaline Ryan, 60, of West Plains was scheduled to face a Texas County jury Dec. 11-15; however, Ryan’s trial was canceled after a motion for continuance was filed by Howell County Prosecutor Michael P. Hutchings on Nov. 28. The case is now scheduled for a hearing at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. It’s...

Geneva Liveley
A Dora woman got four years of probation and surrendered her nursing license as part of a plea agreement announced Thursday in Baxter County (Arkansas) Circuit Court. Geneva Liveley was found guilty of possession of hydrocodone, possession of drug paraphernalia and DWI. The 33-year-old Liveley will...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Nov. 27 10:10 – Medical: 60-year-old male cancer and diabetes patient thinks he has broken his foot and it’s now infected. Asking to go to Ozarks Medical Center...

photo courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation show that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 7,728 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season, which ran Dec. 1-3. Top harvest counties were Callaway with 250, Macon with 212 and Pike with 205 deer checked. In...
Crappie fishing on both lakes is as good as ever. S&M chrome-head jigs, live minnows and swimming minnows are all working. It has been a long time since so many limits have come off both lakes. Saturday I watched a man catch big crappie on a jerkbait around standing timber. Some exceptionally...

Ozark County Health Department nurse Bonnie Peter, RN-BSN, right, with Mary Shields.
Ozark County Health Department nurse Bonnie Peter, RN-BSN, recently accepted another donation of items from  Mary Shields of Gainesville. “We extend heartfelt thanks to Mary for her continuous donations to the women, infants and children we serve here in the county. For years, Mary has made...
Theodosia United Methodist Church is hosting Caroling in the Ozarks at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the church on Highway 160 in Theodosia. Cookies, hot cocoa and hot apple cider will be served afterward. Everyone is invited.

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Ozark County Times

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Phone: (417) 679-4641
Fax: (417) 679-3423

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