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A new Alcoholics Anonymous has formed and will meet at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at the Protem Community Center 1 mile north of the Peel Ferry in Protem.

Ozark County Commissioners, from left, Gary Collins, John Turner and Greg Donley issued a proclamation Monday designating April as “Clean Up Trash” month. They hope the proclamation will encourage residents to organize efforts to pick up roadside trash that detracts from “our beautiful Ozark County.”
The Ozark County Sheriff’s Report for the past week (see page 7 of this week’s Times) includes more than a dozen calls for help due to out-of-control brush and grass fires around the county. The widespread fires and smoky skies had some residents wondering whether a county burn ban would be – or...
Officials with the American Red Cross say the blood supply is still recovering from severe winter storms earlier in March that forced more than 270 blood drives to be canceled throughout the country, resulting in more than 9,500 “uncollected” blood and platelet donations in the first two weeks of...
Two Ozark County residents sustained injuries in two separate vehicle crashes  in Ozark County recently.On Friday, March 16, Tyler Garrison, 13, of Isabella was transported to Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas, with minor injuries after a rollover accident. According to the...

David Bauer
Theodosia-area husband and wife defendants David Bauer, 55, and Tiffany Bauer, 33, were sentenced to the Missouri Department of Corrections at a hearing before Associate Judge Elizabeth Bock Monday in connection with a conviction of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl. According to online court...
Passover SederHilltop Victory Chapel in Thornfield will host its fourth annual Passover Seder at 6 p.m. Friday, March 30. The evening will be spent in devotion and dinner in celebration of the Passover Lamb.The community is invited to join. Reservations need to be made by Saturday, March 24, so...

A benefit fish fry and auction will be held Friday, March 23, at The Center to help Richard and Cindi recover from the March 11 fire that destroyed their home off AA Highway north of Gainesville. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but investigators said it apparently started in the kitchen area at the rear of the house, shown here.
Cheney Auction Company will host a benefit auction and fish fry dinner to help Richard and Cindi Miller at The Center in Gainesville from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. The Millers’ home was destroyed by fire on March 11 – at the same time Cindi Miller was being admitted to Ozarks Medical...
I enjoy hearing from my friend Elda Edwards over at Ocie. She keeps up with me through my items in the paper. She wrote to me recently that she had been outside digging Jerusalem artichokes. Elda and I took our emergency medical technician training together many years ago. We had instructors come...
We got  a half inch of rain this Monday morning. Sure was nice.Back when the wind had calmed down, the guys at Caney Mountain did some burning. We could see the fire line at night.I talked with Virginia (Grisham) Kastning  on the 15th and wished her a happy birthday.  She still lives in Wichita,...
Menus Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out for 25 cents more.Wednesday, March 21: meatballs and ravioli, Tuscan-blend vegetables, garlic...

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