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A preliminary hearing for Kevin Robinson, 28, of Gainesville, was held Nov. 28 before Associate Judge Cynthia MacPherson in connection with an incident in which Robinson was alleged to have stabbed  24-year-old Robert Chambers in Gainesville’s Town & Country Supermarket parking lot Oct. 21. At...

Area residents are invited to select an “ornament” from area Angel Trees, like this one shown by Deb Garcia at Deb & Lou’s Cafe in Gainesville. The ornament adopter is then asked to fulfill some or all of the requests listed on each ornament as the child’s needs and wishes. The gifts must to returned to the Angel Tree site by 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, to be collected by the project’s organizers and distributed to the specified families. Times photo/Norene Prososki.
Ozark County Family Services, partnering with retired social worker Karla Smith and the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department, are working to make sure Santa visits every child in the county this year. Family Services staff members organize the annual “Angel Trees” here to provide gifts for children...

Kathy Weinert works to chisel a stone to fit a spot within Rick and Jill Norton’s fireplace. Rick said the Weinerts were true craftsman, and “as many stones were chosen as were rejected.” Photo courtesy of Jill Norton.
Despite living away for several years, Ozark County native Rick Norton has always considered Ozark County his home. He and wife Jill looked forward to the day they could retire and move back to the area. After some unexpected health issues, that day came a little sooner than expected. But the early...

Photo courtesy Doug Hawkins.
Rob Collins of Chaney Monument and D&D Signs assisted Gainesville city employees Monday in hanging holiday decorations around the Gainesville square in celebration of the Christmas season and to prepare for Saturday’s “Wonders of Christmas” event to be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. See page 2...

Circuit Judge Craig Carter
In a recent ceremony honoring exemplary service to the people of Missouri, Missouri Chief Justice Zel M. Fischer recognized Ozark County Circuit Judge Craig Carter for his participation in the judicial transfer and partnership programs. The ceremony was held during the annual meeting of the...

Angaline Ryan
Angaline Ryan, 60, of West Plains was scheduled to face a Texas County jury Dec. 11-15; however, Ryan’s trial was canceled after a motion for continuance was filed by Howell County Prosecutor Michael P. Hutchings on Nov. 28. The case is now scheduled for a hearing at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. It’s...
Angaline Ryan, 60, of West Plains was scheduled to face a Texas County jury Dec. 11-15; however, Ryan’s trial was canceled after a motion for continuance was filed by Howell County Prosecutor Michael P. Hutchings on Nov. 28. The case is now scheduled for a hearing at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. It’s...

Geneva Liveley
A Dora woman got four years of probation and surrendered her nursing license as part of a plea agreement announced Thursday in Baxter County (Arkansas) Circuit Court. Geneva Liveley was found guilty of possession of hydrocodone, possession of drug paraphernalia and DWI. The 33-year-old Liveley will...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Nov. 27 10:10 – Medical: 60-year-old male cancer and diabetes patient thinks he has broken his foot and it’s now infected. Asking to go to Ozarks Medical Center...

photo courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation show that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 7,728 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season, which ran Dec. 1-3. Top harvest counties were Callaway with 250, Macon with 212 and Pike with 205 deer checked. In...

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