Work is progressing on the construction of new classrooms at the Dora School. The expansion was begun after voters approved a $380,000 bond issue in April 2014, allowing the school to build three new classrooms that will provide separate space for middle school students and will also allow for the expansion of the school’s music program.
The Ozark County Ambulance District is on its way to having a new headquarters building, thanks to the recent approval of a USDA loan and the completion of architect’s drawings.
Members of the Ozarts Art Club created a colorful sign to mark the community’s efforts in raising money for the annual fireworks over Bull Shoals Lake display celebrating July 4. Pictured are, from left, Rich Buttler, club president Peggy Buttler, Don Newton, Susanne Meeks, Joyce Coombs, Caroline Tautphaeus and Mary Newton. Ben Alexander also participated in making the sign but was not present for the photo.
Area churches are hosting Vacation Bible School programs this month.
Area schools are preparing for the start of the 2015-2016 academic year. Here are important dates for are students and their parents:
Ozark County Emergency Management director Wally Reeves said Monday that, based on National Weather Service information and local reports, he believes a microburst occurred in the Brixey-Zanoni area Friday evening.
Theodosia Fitness Center, owned by Jeff and Bobbi Terry, is now a participant in the SilverSneakers Fitness Program, which allows older adults to enroll in fitness programs or obtain gym memberships as part of their group retiree or Medicare health insurance plans. Glen and Carolyn McNabb, both 76, are happy to have the program available at a facility so close to home.
Vintage Ozark County fashions