The Center menus and activities: Aug. 1-9, 2018

Please join us from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 5 for our first-Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser. The meal includes a beverage and dessert, and the cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10. Students from Bakersfield School will be serving the meal to earn tips for upcoming activities. The Center is on Highway 5  north at the Gainesville city limits. For more information call 417-679-4746. Everyone is welcome.

Here’s an important schedule change: Our weekly music jam session is moving from Thursday nights to Tuesday nights at 6 p.m. Please join us for music and refreshments. 

Thanks to Tom Bentele, who has agreed to serve on the Senior Citizens of Ozark County  Board to complete the term of Nancy Thomas, who recently resigned.



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, Aug. 1: fried shrimp, baked potato, seasoned greenbeans, fresh-baked roll, cake and ice cream. Thursday, Aug. 2: beef roasts, mashed potatoes and gravy, country vegetables, fresh-baked roll, ice cream sandwich. Friday, Aug. 3: fried fish, brown beans, coleslaw, cornbread, watermelon. Monday, Aug. 6: chicken Parmesan, baked potato, Tuscan vegetables, garlic breadstick, dump cake. Tuesday, Aug. 7: BBQ beef sandwich, seasoned potato wedges, country-blend vegetables, cheesecake. Wednesday, Aug. 8: pork fried rice, Oriental vegetables, egg roll, pumpkin cake. Thursday, Aug. 9: chicken fajitas, refried beans, Mexicali corn, gooey butter cake. 



The Center’s activities schedule for August was not available at press time.



OATS transportation is available to the entire county and to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion or national origin. If you don’t see your area listed, call driver Angela Pleasant, 417-343-0573, for help arranging your ride. For rides from Bakersfield, Caulfield and Dora, call Jean Lawing, 284-7377; from Theodosia and Gainesville, call Mary Piepergerdes, 679-4142. To arrange rides to Springfield, call Lawing or Pleasant. For trips on Tuesday, please call by the preceding Friday; for trips on Thursday, please call by Tuesday. No scheduling is done on the weekend. 

This is the OATS schedule for August:

Each Thursday of the month Caulfield and Bakersfield go to West Plains. Tuesday, Aug. 7: Theodosia and Gainesville go to Branson. Monday, Aug. 13: Pontiac, Gainesville and Theodosia go to Springfield. Tuesday, Aug. 14: Theodosia and Gainesville go to West Plains. Monday, Aug. 20: Caulfield and Bakersfield go to Mountain Home, Arkansas. Tuesday, Aug. 21: Theodosia and Gainesville go to Mountain Home. Tuesday, Aug. 28: The whole county goes to Gainesville. The Ozark County Food Pantry is open at a special time this day for those who ride the bus.  

Ozark County Times

504 Third Steet
PO Box 188
Gainesville, MO 65655

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