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Rhonda Marksohn, 52, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, was transported by ambulance to Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home with minor injuries Saturday after hitting a cow in the roadway on Highway 160 about a half mile east of J Highway. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol online...

One of Ashley Pendergrass’s black cows with an orange ear tag. On Nov. 29, 2017, Pendergrass reported that 23 head of cattle were missing from his farm near County Road 544 and V Highway in the Caulfield area.
The Ozark County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol Rural Crimes Investigative Unit continue to investigate the suspected theft of 23 head of cattle from the Ashley Pendergrass farm between Caulfield and Bakersfield. Pendergrass last saw his missing cattle on Oct. 18 of last...

Quilts made by Dora sisters Martha Martin and Donna Lemon are on display through March 15 at the Ozark County Historium. Left: Two traditional quilts made by Martha, and a third quilt (right) made by Donna from T-shirts for Carson Lowe, one of the late Clifton Luna’s great-grandsons who now lives in Willow Springs.
Sisters Martha Martin and Donna Lemons of Dora are like many siblings; they share common interests as well as the family genes. In the case of these two talented women, it’s also a deep love of quilts and quilting that unites them. But that is where the likeness ends. As these two pursue their...

Photo by L Schmidt
The Real Ozarks magazine will be published March 21, and the Times staff is looking for photos of people enjoying all that Ozark County and nearby areas have to offer. We’re especially interested in photos of residents and visitors enjoying fun activities on the North Fork of the White River and...

Working to continue what Greg started: Morgan Spoor, now six months pregnant with twins, uses a nail gun to secure boards to a wooden flag for a custom order she was working on last week. Morgan decided recently to reopen the business her husband, Greg, had started before his tragic and unexpected death in a car crash Nov. 29.
Editor’s note: Search for “His Dream Creations” on Facebook and Instagram to view the wooden flags and other items made by Morgan Spoor that are available for order. In the future, orders can be placed through the Etsy shop at www.etsy.com/shop/HisDreamCreations; however, the shop is currently in “...

Times photo/Jessi Dreckman
Repair plans for Tecumseh Park on Lake Norfork will be the focus of a public workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at The Center in Gainesville hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mountain Home (Arkansas) project office. The Center is off Highway 5 north at the Gainesville city limits...

An anonymous donor has provided funds for new Chromebook computers for Lutie School students in grades 6 through 8, including (clockwise from bottom left): Anastacia Ham, Kaitlynn Ford (partially hidden), Sierra Sutton, John David Ortiz, Alissa Davis (face hidden), Zabrina Engelhardt (partially hidden), Alyssa Wenzel, Haley Dant (partially hidden), Terry Goss, Austin Wenzel, Aiden Chilson, Mateo Robles, Karson Jones, Seth Warnol, Bailee Amos (partially hidden), Morgan Smith, sixth grade teacher Rebecca Scott, middle school language arts teacher Sandy Woody, middle school and freshman math tacher Sarah Cable, (next two students are hidden from camera), Kenzee Jones (partially hidden), Gage Christine, Damian Christine, Madie Reardon, Hugh Waters (partially hidden), Angel Hill, Elena Robles, (student hidden), Haley Kruszewski, Austin Coons, Cameron Ames.
Thanks to an anonymous donor, every student at Lutie School in Theodosia now has a computer device to use. “We have had a 1:1 (one-to-one) computer initiative for a couple of years in grades 3 through 12 through a donation,” said Lutie superintendent Scot Young. “During Christmas break, the same...
Two theft cases were filed in Ozark County Circuit court in the past week.    Four-wheeler theft A warrant with a $2,500 cash only bond has been issued for Jade Nicholl Goodnight, 29, of Ava, and Estevon Dockins, 30, of Gainesville after felony-level stealing charges were filed against the pair on...

Election judges who served in the November 2017 election in Gainesville wore red, white and blue to celebrate the patriotic occasion. From back, left: Renee Schmucker, Lana Cockrum, Dennis Lawson and Diane White. Ozark County Clerk Brian Wise is seeking qualified residents interested in serving as judges in upcoming elections. Times file photo.
Ozark County Clerk Brian Wise is seeking election judges to serve in upcoming elections in April and August. He likes to find “people who care about the process and believe in elections.” After all, he said, “the judges’ faces are the first people voters see when they come to the polling place, so...
The Ozark County Ambulance District will participate in the April 3 general municipal election by having a county-wide ballot asking voters to approve a tax levy increase, but it won’t hold a write-in election to fill the board position in District 3, where no one filed for the seat before the Jan...

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