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No cases of CWD found in Missouri along Missouri-Arkansas border The Missouri Department of Conservation reports that 15 free-ranging Missouri deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) out of nearly 18,400 test results received so far for the 2017-18 season. But no cases of CWD...

Times photo/Jessi Dreckman A hands-on exhibit in the Wonders of Wildlife Aquarium allows young visitors, and those young at heart, to touch rays, horseshoe crabs and other aquatic life.
I had just entered Springfield’s new Wonders of Wildlife museum, stopping to admire the massive short-faced bear perched at the entrance and continuing on to read the plaque of a white-tail deer headdress at one of the first  display boxes, when a teenage girl and two adults made their way up...
The Ozark County Courthouse and most other government offices, including post offices, will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Ozark County Commission will postpone its usual Monday meeting until 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16. Gainesville City Hall will also...

Dakota Metz
Dakota Metz, 21, of Carrolton, Mississippi, has been charged with two counts of statutory sodomy in the first degree in connection with alleged sexual acts involving a 10-year-old child between Sept. 6, 2015, and May 29, 2016, when Metz was 19.Associate Circuit Judge Cynthia MacPherson set a $2,000...

When a fire threatened the house Liz Kuk shares with her husband Kenneth early Friday morning, she was awakened by her dog Ghost, who had just given birth by C-section the day before and was in the basement with two other female Huskies and a total of 18 puppies. The house was saved, thanks to the quick action of their neighbor, Tecumseh VFD assistant chief J. B. Duke.
A week after a fire destroyed a house on J Highway in Howards Ridge, two more structures burned in Ozark County, and the owner of one of the structures, John Evans, was seriously injured. But the two buildings damaged in the most recent fires are still standing, and one of them, the Tecumseh-...
The sixth “ABCs of Diabetes” class is currently in progress at the Ozark County Health Department. The last group class to be taught will begin in February and will end in May. Those with diabetes are urged to register for the free, education class by calling OCHD at 417-679-3334.Norman Hartman and...
No cases of CWD found in Missouri along Missouri-Arkansas border The Missouri Department of Conservation reports that 15 free-ranging Missouri deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) out of nearly 18,400 test results received so far for the 2017-18 season. But no cases of CWD in...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. Jan. 112:26 a.m. – Officer is in pursuit of a black Dodge truck traveling at excessive speed on W Highway. Subject arrested. Sam’s Towing called.12:50 a.m. –...
The sunshine looks good of a morning, but when a door is opened it’s cold out there. It’s that weather for wearing warm long-handles under coveralls and coats.Sunday morning, freezing rain was on the front porch.Paul and I went to the area-wide singing at Curry Church of Christ in West Plains...
Sympathy to the Thomas Wray family.On Friday, Dec. 22, Gary and I want to the Ava Place in Ava to visit his mother, Maxine Turner, and join with all of them for their family Christmas dinner. On Christmas morning we went back there  for opening of their gifts.Gary and I went to the home of Ernest...

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