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Please join us from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 5 for our first-Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser. The meal includes a beverage and dessert, and the cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10. Students from Bakersfield School will be serving the meal to earn tips for upcoming...
Greetings from our area as summer heads into fall. How time gets away as we get older! It teaches us to not waste God’s special gift to us and encourages us to be useful and share our talents with others in our time here on earth. Air conditioners are getting a workout. It used to be a fan that...
Hello from our home to yours. To jump-start last week, we had sewing club on Monday and worked on cross-stitch blocks. Then we went outside to enjoy the fresh air. Later in the day, we did crayon art on canvas.  Tuesday morning, employees from the courthouse came and helped the residents with...
Hill ’n’ Hollow Quilters Guild will present “Men Quilters’ Day,” a full day of information for quilters and crafters, on Friday, Aug. 10, in the Family Life Center, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 312 W. North St. in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Jim Gatling of Morrilton, Arkansas, will be the featured...

Jakie Berry, left, and her daughter, Marguerite Berry Chawansky with a family-photo transfer quilt Marguerite made for her mom.
In its eight years of existence, quilts have been one of the most popular attractions for the Ozark County Historium as volunteers endeavor to highlight local quilters and their creations by displaying their colorful works. One of the reasons people are so attracted to quilting is the fact that...

Lynnette Marie Pate
The Ozark County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting at noon Tuesday, Aug. 21, in the Century Bank of the Ozarks training room in the east annex building. The featured speaker will be Lynnette Marie Pate, founder of the Pure Integrity Verified Program. Pate will discuss the need for...
The weekly music jam session at The Center in Gainesville has changed to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. For quite some time, the sessions have been held on Thursdays, but organizer Pat Whisnant said the night will be changed to Tuesday beginning this week.  A light supper is served. Everyone is welcome as a...
The committee planning this year’s annual Ozark County Historium tea, to be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, met last week to finalize plans. Members included (clockwise, from bottom): Diane White, Mary Morrison, Janet Taber, Dana Coyote, Sandra Stone, Susan Ault (standing), Virginia McMurtry,...

Charles Cole. Ozark County Jail photo.
Charles D. Cole, 62, of Theodosia, is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 28 before Associate Circuit Judge Cynthia MacPherson on a felony charge of knowingly burning, a class E felony. The charges stem from a July 9 incident in which Cole is alleged to have set fire to a neighbor’s property because he...

Stephen Shaw
A Gainesville man is being held on a $20,000 cash-only bond and is facing four felony charges for reportedly breaking into his neighbor’s house at 8 p.m. July 2, demanding all the man’s drugs, striking the neighbor in the head with a large stick and stealing several things from the home.  Stephen...

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