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The Ozark County Health Department is accepting financial donations for school supplies as part of the Ozark County Inter-Agency Council’s program to help provide free school supplies to Gainesville students who need them.Health department administrator Rhonda Suter says OCHD staff members are able...

Photo/Karla Smith Gainesville Cardinals The Gainesville Cardinals took first place in the coach-pitch 6- to 8-year-old boys division of the summer ball program. Members of the team were, from left, (front row) D.J. Howard, Parker Gilmore, Ty Alms, Jake Hogan, Luke Hogan; (back row) Zach Evans, Silas Moody, Howard Wade, Dylan Jennings,Carson Nielson and Jaxon Headrick. The boys were coached by Spencer Wade, back row left, and Justin Gilmore, back row right.
“Without the help of many people, the kids wouldn’t have this opportunity.”Morris Jenkins, league coordinator Almost 350 local children participated in this year’s summer ball program. Thirty-one teams – 21 from Gainesville, nine from Bakersfield and one from Dora –competed in the league, which is...
Four injury accidents have occurred in Ozark County so far this month, as reported on the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s online crash report website.Two people were injured Friday, July 13, when a Dodge pickup backed into a Ford 500 on Highway 160 one mile east of Hardenville. According to the...
Bailee Russell, granddaughter of Joe Frost of Theodosia and the late Opal Frost, recently earned a position on the Missouri State National High School Rodeo Team and will travel to Rock Springs, Wyoming, to compete July 15-21 in the 69th annual National High School Finals Rodeo. The rodeo will host...
West Plains Savings and Loan recently made a donation to the Dora FFA program at Dora School to help with the cost of installing an automatic water system. Pictured, from left, are WPSL employees Niki Luna and Chris Orr, FFA members Dylan Martin, Laurin Marin, Charli Howard and Andi Howard, and...

Matthew Hannaford
A Brixey man, Matthew Hannaford, 32, has been charged with one count of statutory rape in the second degree and two counts of statutory sodomy in the second degree involving a victim younger than 17 years old. According to online records, Hannaford waived formal arraignment and on July 10,...

Amanda Forrest
Gainesville resident Amanda Forrest, 39, was arraigned last week before Circuit Judge Craig Carter on a charge of financial exploitation of the elderly.The charge stems from accusations that, last December, Forrest made a “false promise” to care for the animals and property belonging to an 80-year-...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. July 74:38 p.m. – Single-car accident on KK Highway: road sign hit, air bags deployed and no one is around. MSHP rendered assistance.6:22 p.m. – Medical: 2-...
It’s a stormy Monday evening as I write these items, but we could use some rain. Karen and Dave Davis and I had lunch at The Center today. It was chicken nuggets, and they were good. It was nice to get to visit with several friends. People were coming in, not only for the dinner, but to get in out...
We have gotten 1 1/2 inches of rain from scattered showers the last two days. That’s great, and maybe we will get some more.Another good neighbor, Ray Peter, hung some tomatoes on our mailbox. Mary Morrison gave us some more Cut-Short beans and cucumbers.Kevin Kastning stopped by on his way to see...

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