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A total of 23 donors participated and 21 units of blood were collected during the June 6 American Red Cross blood drive in Gainesville.These donors participated: Ned Upton, Diane White, Elda Edwards, Dennis Watson, Kenneth Ablan, Virginia Beckham, Edmund Beckham, Pam McGinnis, Tom Bentele, Robert...

Heather Marie Carroll
The  Shelter Insurance Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Dora High School graduate Heather Marie Carroll. Shelter Agent Terry Newton sponsors and partially funds this scholarship and also a scholarship presented to Willow High School graduate Ezekial John Webb. The scholarship is...

Cynthia MacPherson
Ozark County Associate Circuit Judge Cynthia MacPherson earned three silver medals and two gold medals at the 2018 Missouri State Senior Games held in Columbia June 7-10. MacPherson ran a 5K race followed by four track events and qualified to compete in the National Senior Games to be held June 14-...
At their regular weekly meeting Monday, Ozark County Commissioners said the county’s total sales tax revenue for the year is still down, but the good news was that the month of May was up compared with May 2017.General revenue, which comes from a half-cent sales tax and a half-cent utility tax, was...
Above: A nice-sized crowd turned out for the first “Music on the Square” event Friday evening as the Backyard Bluegrass band performed in the gazebo on the courthouse square. Below: Band members are, from left, D.J. Shumate, Montana Howerton, Eula Lakey, Terry Howerton and Dennis Shumate. The next...
The month of June is one for brides. My year as a bride was 1939; next year would have been our 80th wedding anniversary. How time gets away, with lots of history tucked into the years!Summer’s heat is here. Despite the heat, I enjoy sitting in my porch swing, where, every once in a while, there’ll...

Times photo / Sue Ann Jones Zanoni correspondent Colene Rose writes this week that “hay is being cut all around.” This rolling hayfield south of Dora was photographed Saturday.
It is starting to get pretty dry. The little showers don’t last long when it’s 90 degrees.Hay is being cut all around. Wally had trouble with his round baler and finished with the square baler Paul had. That means more work.Paul took his pickup to Marshfield for repairs, and Loren and June...
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Caroline Meriwether Goodlett Chapter #2644, in Mountain Home, Arkansas, recently installed these officers for the 2018-2020 term (from left) Shelley Ledbetter, historian and recorder of military service awards; Donna Blanton, registrar; Julie Little, second vice...

Katelyn Brantingham
Katelyn Brantingham was the featured speaker at the monthly ladies prayer brunch Saturday morning at Mammoth Assembly of God. Katelyn, a 20-year-old  Southwest Baptist University student, underwent surgery in December to remove tumors in her brain and spine and is on the path to a successful...

Jabet Morgan Wade
Jabet Morgan Wade, manager of Pontiac Cove Marina, was named to one of the “40 under 40” boating-industry leaders featured in the June/July issue of Boating Industry Magazine. The 40 profiled subjects, all under the age of 40, are described as “industry trendsetters [who] stand out from their...

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