Local News

Area pastors and community residents gathered in the gazebo on the square in Gainesville at noon Thursday, May 3, National Day of Prayer,  to pray for government leaders, United States military, schools and American families. The service ended with the group singing “God Bless America.” The event...
Former students of the Romance one-room school and all other area one-room schools are invited to a reunion to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at the Wasola Fire Volunteer Fire Department firehouse on Highway 5 one mile south of Wasola.Those attending are encouraged to bring a...

James Dabney, center, was presented with the Servant’s Heart Award, the highest honor presented each year during Nurses’ Week at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. ICU director Susan Musgrove, left, nominated Dabney for the award. Also pictured is Shannon Nachtigal, BRMC vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer.
Gainesville resident James Dabney, RN, was recognized May 1 by Baxter Regional Medical Center staff when he received the Servant’s Heart Award during a ceremony at the hospital in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Each year during Nurses’ Week, BRMC staff members have an opportunity to nominate a nurse who...
I have enjoyed corresponding with my friend Elda Edwards at Ocie. She has been entertaining a Baltimore oriole at her hummingbird feeder. She said she hadn’t seen one in years. Friends in her garden club told her they were back, but she hadn’t seen any until the one showed up.Elda has a buckeye...
Congratulations to “our” kindergarten graduates Hunter Gott, son of Jami Bridges and grandson of Shawn and Sherry Lewellen;  Avianna Novak , daughter of Savannah Ingram; Pazlea Atkinson, son of Janelle Miller and Kiley McCullough, and great-granddaughter of C.L. Sapp. We also congratulate our sixth...
Friday, April 20, Gary and I got to Cox South Hospital at 5 a.m. to have my surgery. I had a laproscopic total hysterectomy, robot assisted. No cancer, no driving for two weeks, no lifting for six weeks. I am thankful for all who prayed for me.I had a surprise visitor Friday while I was in the...
MenusWednesday, May 9: chicken-fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy country-blend vegetables, fresh-baked roll, butterscotch brownies. Thursday, May 10: pork ribs, sweet potato, coleslaw, homestyle biscuit, poke cake. Friday, May 11: fried fish, brown beans, coleslaw, cornbread, cherry cobbler....

Photo courtesy Caroline Israel When the North Fork of the White River reached historic levels during the flood of April 29-30, 2017, many James Lane neighbors took refuge in the home of Dan and Caroline Israel, which stood a little farther away from the river than others did. In this photo, their barn, close to the river, stands surrounded by floodwater.
When the North Fork of the White River flooded last year, damaging or destroying several homes on James Lane, a small community of riverside homes near Dawt, many of the residents there fled to the home of their neighbors, Dan and Caroline Israel.  “I think for a while there were 18 people here,”...

A year after an historic flood destroyed her family’s riverside home, Katie Hoversen wears the Irish cross she found in the sand next to the fencepost she clung to after being swept away by rushing water. “I always have it with me,” she told the Times.
When the bad dreams come, Katie Hoversen is back in the water, clinging to the fencepost.“I still dream about it,” the Tecumseh resident said recently, a year after the home she shared with her husband, Ted, and their daughter Ryia, was swept away in the historic flood on the North Fork of the...
Theodosia’s 2018 Sizzling Summer Kickoff will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 26, next to Cash Saver Pantry on Highway 160 in Theodosia.The Theodosia Area Chamber of Commerce will sellburgers and brats, and organizers said a band will perform to entertain those attending. Games for...

Pages

Ozark County Times

504 Third Steet
PO Box 188
Gainesville, MO 65655

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

Comment Here