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Tecumseh’s East Wind community is one of several “intentional communities” featured in a New York Times Style Magazine website article. The screenshot above is from the website.
Tecumseh’s East Wind Community was one of several income-sharing communities across the country recently featured in a New York Times Style Magazine article titled “The New Generation of Self-Created Utopias.”  The East Wind section of the article features a series of photos of the community’s...

Postal service will be suspended Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Hardenville post office, which opened in 1921 at another site and has leased space in the former Hardenville store building – most recently called The Emporium – since the 1930s. It’s expected that the suspended service will lead to the Hardenville post office’s permanent closure. Times photo / Sue Ann Jones
An Ozark County post office closure that was hinted at in 2011 seems likely to happen this month in Hardenville, where service will be suspended Saturday, Feb. 22, as the U.S. Postal Service’s lease on space in the old Hardenville general store building expires.  Gainesville postmaster Jeff...

Twelve-year-old Clara Goodman of Gainesville had Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill autograph a cap during a meet-and-greet at a May 2018 charity basketball game in Kansas City.
Framed by a tousel of bright red hair and with a smattering of faint freckles across her cheeks, 12-year-old Clara Goodman’s eyes were glued to her family’s TV screen Sunday night as the Kansas City Chiefs made history, destroying their 50-year dry spell to take home the Super Bowl LIV champion...

Flo Etta Runion
Flo Etta Runion will celebrate her 95th birthday at a party to be hosted by her family from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at The Center in Gainesville. All friends and family are invited; Flo asks that guests come with smiles and greetings, maybe cards but no gifts.  She was born Feb. 16, 1925, “...

Gainesville resident Missy Harlin has recently opened a new business, Splendid Graze, which features “grazing boards” filled with homemade spreads, cheeses, meats, crackers or bread, seasonal fruits, veggies, olives, pickles, nuts and surprises. Harlin is operating the business out of the kitchen at the Old Harlin House, a three-story historic home on Harlin Drive in Gainesville.
Missy Harlin is back in the Old Harlin House kitchen, this time crafting unique  “grazing boards” under a new business called Splendid Graze. The boards are filled with homemade spreads, cheeses, meats, crackers or bread, seasonal fruits, veggies, olives, pickles, nuts and surprises.  “My girls,...

Sayles
In our earlier discussion of the Billy Buster phenomenon, we focused on William Randolph Hearst’s Billy Buster nickname and how it became a household word in America during the early 20th century. Hearst was born in 1863, and the name Billy Buster was already by then a verbal symbol of the American...

Douglas Hawkins
This week the Times is publishing “profiles” of the four candidates running in the April 7 general municipal election for the three seats coming open on the Gainesville R-V School District Board of Education. In upcoming editions, we will publish profiles of candidates running for open seats on the...

Postal service will be suspended Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Hardenville post office, which opened in 1921 at another site and has leased space in the former Hardenville store building – most recently called The Emporium – since the 1930s. It’s expected that the suspended service will lead to the Hardenville post office’s permanent closure. Times photo / Sue Ann Jones
An Ozark County post office closure that was hinted at in 2011 seems likely to happen this month in Hardenville, where service will be suspended Saturday, Feb. 22, as the U.S. Postal Service’s lease on space in the old Hardenville general store building expires.  Gainesville postmaster Jeff Elliott...

Tecumseh’s East Wind community is one of several “intentional communities” featured in a New York Times Style Magazine website article. The screenshot above is from the website.
Tecumseh’s East Wind Community was one of several income-sharing communities across the country recently featured in a New York Times Style Magazine article titled “The New Generation of Self-Created Utopias.”  The East Wind section of the article features a series of photos of the community’s land...

Twelve-year-old Clara Goodman of Gainesville had Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill autograph a cap during a meet-and-greet at a May 2018 charity basketball game in Kansas City.
Framed by a tousel of bright red hair and with a smattering of faint freckles across her cheeks, 12-year-old Clara Goodman’s eyes were glued to her family’s TV screen Sunday night as the Kansas City Chiefs made history, destroying their 50-year dry spell to take home the Super Bowl LIV champion...

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