“A Dawn to Dusk Fashion Show: A historical interpretation of 1860s Victorian clothing” will be the highlight of the third annual Historium tea to be held Thursday, July 30. Guest speaker Connie Grisier of Clinton will present the program, which will offer a timeline for Victorian fashions worn by a lady of the 1860s, from the time she rises in the morning until she retires at night – and for all occasions in between. The speaker will appear in period attire with reproduction garments and will utilize 12 china dolls in hand-fashioned period clothing to illustrate her talk.
The Missouri Department of Conservation encourages Missourians to be “bear aware” this summer. Black bears are on the move this time of year. According to MDC resource scientist Jeff Beringer, most black bears that cause problems in Missouri are young males that are looking for new homes in spring and early summer after dispersing from their mothers’ home ranges. In their search for food, these young males may come into contact with humans and cause problems.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began work last year on a new master plan for Bull Shoals Lake, updating the current plan established in 1975.
Gov. Jay Nixon last week signed legislation designating sections of two Ozark County roadways in memory of former county residents. The legislation, HB 133 and HB 134, was introduced earlier this year by 155th District Rep. Lyle Rowland. HB 133 designates the bridge on CC Highway over the North Fork of the White River near Hammond Camp as the “Irwin C. Cudworth Memorial Bridge.” HB 134 designates 2 1/2 miles of U.S. Highway 160, from the Tecumseh bridge over Lake Norfork to the Tecumseh post office, as “Jerry Corp Memorial Highway.”
The cause of a raging fire that destroyed a brick home south of Clarkridge, Arkansas, last week is still being investigated, Clarkridge Volunteer Fire Department chief Tom Rucker said Monday.
Celebrate July 4th at these fireworks displays that are being planned around the area. All displays are free and open to everyone.
Peter Huff, 49, of Gainesville faces a class B misdemeanor of second-degree property damage in Ozark County Associate Court after charges were recently filed. Huff was booked and released.
Ozark Football Association league will hold registration at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, in the Gainesville High School cafeteria for youth who want to play football or cheerlead in the upcoming season. The cost to play or cheer is $65. Football registration is open to those entering third through sixth grade in the upcoming school year. Cheerleading is open to those entering kindergarten through seventh grade.