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Jamie Pate holds the 45-pound bighead carp he and his father, John Pate, shot on Bull Shoals Lake. It’s the first bighead they’ve encountered at the lake.
Bull Shoals Lake is renowned for its monster striped bass, largemouth bass and delicious walleye. Straddling the Missouri and Arkansas border, it’s a great lake to whet a youngster’s appetite for a day or night of family fishing.But a recent catch by two bowfishermen is sending some shock waves...

Ashley Fulkerson, also identified in reports as Ashley Simonetti, was the great-niece of Ray McDaniel.
Another distant tragedy has impacted an Ozark Countian.Zanoni resident Ray McDaniel was shocked and heartbroken to learn last week that the young woman who was shot and killed Thursday by Kansas City Police was his great-niece who, 20 years ago, had been a flower girl at his wedding.Ashley...

Danielle Neal
Danielle Neal, 46, of Noble, died Sunday, June 17, in a motorcycle accident on Highway 60 five miles east of Cabool. The Missouri State Highway Patrol online crash report, filed by MSHP Trooper J. L. Sentman, said the accident occurred when Neal, operating a 2012 Yamaha motorcycle, swerved to dodge...
Many folks may have wondered a year ago, following the most devastating flood on record, if Ozark County’s rivers would rebound. County officials and those operating tourist-dependent businesses worried that tourists and locals who had flocked to the river in previous years might not come back.But...
The following criminal cases, traffic/municipal tickets and infractions were filed in Ozark County Court between Tuesday, June 5, and Monday, June 18. All those charged are presumed innocent pending final court action. Matthew F. Hannaford, Brixey, statutory rape, and two counts of statutory sodomy...
Gainesville R-V School District will hold registration on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 1-2. Students may pick up their schedules, paperwork and pay fees at this time. Insurance information and lunch applications will be available. School officials ask that all paperwork be completed and turned in...
A total of 23 donors participated and 21 units of blood were collected during the June 6 American Red Cross blood drive in Gainesville.These donors participated: Ned Upton, Diane White, Elda Edwards, Dennis Watson, Kenneth Ablan, Virginia Beckham, Edmund Beckham, Pam McGinnis, Tom Bentele, Robert...

Heather Marie Carroll
The  Shelter Insurance Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Dora High School graduate Heather Marie Carroll. Shelter Agent Terry Newton sponsors and partially funds this scholarship and also a scholarship presented to Willow High School graduate Ezekial John Webb. The scholarship is...

Cynthia MacPherson
Ozark County Associate Circuit Judge Cynthia MacPherson earned three silver medals and two gold medals at the 2018 Missouri State Senior Games held in Columbia June 7-10. MacPherson ran a 5K race followed by four track events and qualified to compete in the National Senior Games to be held June 14-...
At their regular weekly meeting Monday, Ozark County Commissioners said the county’s total sales tax revenue for the year is still down, but the good news was that the month of May was up compared with May 2017.General revenue, which comes from a half-cent sales tax and a half-cent utility tax, was...

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