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To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Jan. 22 (continued from last week’s Times) 8:17 a.m. – Medical: 82-year-old male is having possible stroke. Wasola VFD, Ozark County Ambulance and Air Evac...
We have had some sunny days and a little rain. Not enough yet to start the creeks running. The wind has been bad a few days. No time for burning. Paul took a load of cedar logs to the cedar mill and had to wait in line to get unloaded. We went to West Plains one evening to get some parts for the...
Please join us Sunday, Feb. 4, for our regular first-Sunday fried chicken fundraiser dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Southwest Baptist University student Tali Rose and her family will be volunteering to serve guests to earn tips that will go toward Tali’s upcoming mission trip to Colombia,...
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...
The Tecumseh Volunteer Fire Department will host a Chili Cook-Off fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the firehouse on Highway 160 east of Lake Norfork. Judges for this event will be Ozark County Sheriff Darrin Reed, Ozark County Presiding Commissioner John Turner and Ozark County...
Dr. Rick Funston of the University of Nebraska will speak on heifer development and fetal programming at the next meeting of the South Central Cattlemen, to be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at the Howell County Extension Center, 1376 Bill Virdon Blvd. in West Plains.  The meal is $15 per...
Members of Sampson Masonic Lodge #298 in Theodosia will serve their regular first Saturday of the month community breakfast from  7 to 10 a.m. Feb. 3 at the lodge on Highway 160 next to Lutie School in Theodosia. The menu includes scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, waffles and...
The Gainesville Saddle Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at The Meeting Place on Third Street in Gainesville between Shelter Insurance and Big  Bob’s Bait and Tackle. 
The Center in Gainesville will host the regular first Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 4. The Center is located off Highway 5 north near the Gainesville city limits.   Southwest Baptist University student Tali Rose and her family will be volunteering to serve...

Well-known fiddler H.K. Silvey of Thornfield, along with Alvie Dooms of Ava, J.R. Johnston of Norwood and David Scrivner of Kissee Mills are expected to participate in an old-time music get-together and discussion to be hosted at the Ozark County Historium at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. The discussion will be moderated by Kaitlyn McConnell, creator of the popular “Ozarks Alive” online blog.
The Ozark County Historium in Gainesville will host colorful, musical and informative events in February and March.  The Historium’s latest quilt exhibit is The Best of Both Worlds: Quilts by Sisters Martha Martin and Donna Lemons. These talented women who live in Dora provide examples of the...

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