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To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. May 28(Continued from last week’s Times)9:07 a.m. – Medical: 72-year-old female is in respiratory distress. Ozark County Ambulance responded. Helicopter...
Torrential rainstorms are starting to feel like a weekly occurrence in Ozark County, Ozark County’s commissioners said Monday at their regular meeting. The storm on Thursday, May 31, that brought rain, lightning, wind and hail, was apparently strongest in the Tecumseh and Caulfield areas, according...

Annette and Paul Lane
A benefit pie auction, potluck supper and silent auction event is being planned by friends, family members and neighbors to help Wasola-area residents Paul and Annette Lane, whose home was badly damaged by fire on May 13. The event begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Wasola Volunteer Fire...

Harrison
Brent Harrison, 48, of Isabella, is currently being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $100,000 cash-only bond in connection with an incident in which Harrison allegedly fired a gun into a vehicle with a woman and two children inside. Harrison faces felony charges of unlawful use of a weapon and...

Brown
Barry Scott Brown, 54, of Caulfield, who in April allegedly held his wife at gunpoint with a shotgun and held her 9-year-old son at gunpoint with an “Uzi-type firearm,” has been found incompetent to stand trial and was recently committed by the court to the custody of the Missouri Department of...
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...

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