Local News


Election precinct judges bring ballots into the Ozark County Clerk's Office Tuesday night.
The majority of voters in the Gainesville R-V School District on Tuesday continued their 20-plus years of turning down levy-increase proposals, defeating the district's latest proposal on the Nov. 6 general election ballot by 150 votes: 930 yes, 1,080 no. After an earlier proposal asking voters to...

This photo from the Elks.org website shows Dennis McAleese, right, Veterans Leather Program chair, speaking with a wheelchair-bound veteran who received a pair of reinforced, fingerless buckskin gloves as part of the Elks Lodge program. The Elks Club makes the gloves from deer hides donated by hunters.
Deer hunters are being asked to bring the hides from their harvested deer to Elks Clubs in West Plains or Mountain Home, Arkansas, to participate in the Elks’ national program that makes buckskin gloves for veterans in wheelchairs.  Dennis McAleese, of Elizabeth, Arkansas, is the national chairman...
Ozark Countians – and residents throughout the United States – head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 6, to cast votes in the 2018 general election. No contested Ozark County positions will appear on the ballot here; Republican candidates who won in the Aug. 7 primary election had no Democratic Party...
Nov. 8 is the deadline to sign up for a free CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) class, including infant CPR, that has been organized by Ozark County Ambulance administrator Stacy Raney and Ozark County emergency management director Steve Ator. The CPR class will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov....

Blue, a stray dog from Ozark County, now lives in Cambrils, Spain, with his owner Angela Gutiérrez. Angela decided to take Blue home with her to Spain after he showed up at her Tecumseh-area home during the year she spent here as a foreign exchange student.
Blue, a spunky little dog with sand-colored fur and mismatched eyes, has found a home in the salty air of the Spanish costal town of Cambrils – and, more importantly, in the heart of 16-year-old Angela Gutiérrez. But it wasn’t that long ago that Blue was wandering the backroads of Ozark County,...

Matthew J. England
When Doug Hawkins read last week’s Ozark County Times and saw that the Matthew J. England Memorial 5K run/walk had been cancelled because Matthew’s mom, Pamela Hengen, who has organized the event for the past five years, was having health problems, he immediately sent a screenshot of the story and...

Barbara Loftis, left, is retiring from hairstyling, a job she started in 1963. She’s shown here with Michelle Anderson, owner of the Michelle’s Shear Artistry salon, where Barbara has worked the last 12 years of her career. The salon is hosting an open house for Barbara from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.
Barbara Loftis will celebrate her upcoming retirement Friday by doing the same thing she’s done regularly for the last 55 years, more or less. She’ll be cutting and curling, styling and blow-drying hair.  Friends, relatives and clients are invited to stop by Michelle’s Shear Artistry Salon, on the...

Matthew J. England
When Doug Hawkins read last week’s Ozark County Times and saw that the Matthew J. England Memorial 5K run/walk had been cancelled because Matthew’s mom, Pamela Hengen, who has organized the event for the past five years, was having health problems, he immediately sent a screenshot of the story and...

MDC photo
The early session of youth firearms deer season will be held Oct. 27-28. Youth ages 6 to 15 are eligible to participate. Only one deer of either sex may be taken during the early youth portion. The late portion of this year’s youth season will be held Nov. 23-25. For more information or to purchase...
A Missouri Department of Conservation hunter education skills session class will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 3, in the Gainesville High School library. Participants must be at least 11 years old on or before the date of the class. They must register online by going to mdc.mo.gov and...

Pages

Ozark County Times

504 Third Steet
PO Box 188
Gainesville, MO 65655

Phone: (417) 679-4641
Fax: (417) 679-3423

Comment Here