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I thank the Douglas County Herald for my weekly paper. It is a blessing to me hearing from old acquaintances I used to know in that area. I have always felt close to the news business since I was only 13 years old when I began writing the community news items after I lost my mother, who had written...
On Mother’s Day weekend, John and Brandi Sears from Indiana visited John’s parents, Eddie and Linda. Edgar and Sharon Stewart visited their friends in Tennessee. Since my niece Dara Strong’s vehicle has been broke down, I have been taking her to Springfield for her appointments. One Tuesday I took...
We received 3 inches of rain last week. It’s pretty hard to know when to cut hay. Larry Grisham got some up last week.It seems like when one thing happens on the farm, something else will follow. Our well went out Saturday, and we got water from our neighbor, Leroy Morrison. Pipes had to be pulled...
Please note that the dates of the election of the Senior Citizens of Ozark County board have changed. We welcome voters to mark ballots from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, June 13-15. Board member nominees are Carol Cooper and incumbents Buddy Festervand, Sue Herning and Lynn Bentele. Voters...
The Tecumseh Volunteer Fire Department will host a work day Saturday, June 9, starting at 9 a.m. Organizers say there will be plenty of jobs for everyone. Lunch will be provided by a Thrivent action team. Everyone is encouraged to come help with the work of “making our firehouse and community...
Bass fishing is an early morning or late evening activity. Top-water lures like the spook or popper work well early and late. Throw a frog near the brush, and you may get your arm broken! Once the top-water bite slows, look for flooded fields as bass will be looking for worms and small fish. In...
The striper fishing on Norfork Lake is still very good for the first two hours each morning. The stripers have moved off the banks and are roaming the deep channels in water depths ranging from 50 to 150 feet. Each day we are seeing that the stripers are now feeding on crawdads early and moving off...
The Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance office in Gainesville recently teamed up with the Feed Missouri project to help collect food that was donated locally to The Center here. The office, at 260 N. Main St. in Gainesville, collected 237.33 pounds of food that was donated, according to a news release...
The 12th annual Joe Nash Memorial Benefit Golf Tournament is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Lost Woods Golf Course in Theodosia. The tournament is a two-person scramble with an entry fee of $100 per team. All proceeds will go to the Ozark County Food Pantry and the Gainesville Youth...

Dakota Woodward
Dakota Woodward, 18, of Gainesville, is being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $25,000 cash-only bond in connection with a Memorial Day high-speed chase with Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper J. Prater. Woodward is charged with possession of methamphetamine and resisting arrest by fleeing,...

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