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Pontiac/ Price Place Volunteer Fire department will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Station #1 on W Highway next to the Pontiac post office in Pontiac.  Everyone is invited to come to the meeting and stay for dessert and coffee afterward.  
The Brixey-Rockbridge Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual member meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the fire house on Highway 95 between Bryant Creek and N Highway. Board members will be elected, and minor bylaw changes will be voted on. Refreshments will be served. For more info,...
The monthly men’s prayer brunch will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at  Theodosia United Methodist Church on Highway 160 in Theodosia. Area men of all denominations are welcome. 
  The Ozark County Chamber of Commerce will hold a Mardi Gras social from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at The Meeting Place on Third Street in downtown Gainesville. The event is free and open to everyone. Organizers say it’s planned as a fun-filled evening featuring samples of traditional New...
Ozark Countians have the lowest tax burden in the state, according to a study released recently by the website SmartAsset.com. In its fourth annual study on places with the lowest tax burdens, SmartAsset calculated the amount of money a person would pay in income, sales, property and fuel taxes in...
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 “...

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