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Pontiac Cove Marina is holding their 13th Annual Blessing of the Fleet Saturday, April 28. “To kick off the day, PCM is sponsoring ‘Lola’s Lake Cleanup’ from 9 a.m. to noon,” said marina manager Jabet Wade. “We will provide trash bags and gloves to anyone who would like to participate, and then we’...

Gainesville student volunteers who helped with weigh-in at the recent Verne Cubbage Memorial Bass Tournament were, from left: Jaima DeVries, Javy Rosas, Will Uchtman, Eli Amyx and Blakely Morrison.
Mark Sanders of Ava won first place with an 18.4-pound catch in the 12th annual Verne Cubbage Bass Tournament March 31 out of Pontiac Cove Marina. Second place was won by Brad Welsh of Festus and Brandon Williams of Cape Girardeau with 17.4 pounds. Third place was won by Wyatt Grisham and Ray...
Airman First Class Rylen Wynn recently completed technical training at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas, and now is based at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, where he serves as an F-16 crew chief, responsible for the complete maintenance on the entire aircraft, including launch...

The Dora Falcons took first place in last week’s Southern Missouri Invitational baseball tournament held at Dora. Members of the team are, from left, front row: Hunter Ryan, J.J. Ryan, Kaleb Harris, Colby Collins, Evan Smith and Dylan Martin; (back row) coach Rick Luna, Austin White, Robert Vigdal, Mason Luna, Korey Murphy, Bryson Luna, Tyler Luna, Auston Luna and coach Josh Strong.
The Dora Falcons took first place in the Southern Missouri Invitational baseball tournament held last week at Dora.“I’m very proud of the boys for winning the tournament,” said coach Rick Luna. “They played well in all three of our tournament games. The first round game we played Van Buren and...
The Gainesville FFA chapter placed second in the parliamentary procedure leadership development event recently at the 90th Missouri FFA Convention. Team members are, front row from left: Jaima DeVries , Blakely Morrison, Hunter Webb and Madison Trivett. Back: Cole Hershberger, Will Uchtman and...

GHS FFA adviser Jon Wilson and Wyatt Wilson
Wyatt Wilson of Ava,  received the second-place Missouri FFA Beef Production Placement Proficiency Award April 19 at the 90th Missouri FFA Convention.Wilson, a senior at Gainesville High School, is the son of Jon and April Wilson. He is a member of the Gainesville FFA Chapter. His chapter adviser...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. April 163:29 p.m. – Ozark County Sheriff’s Department assisted another agency, DFS, on Highway 160.3:55 p.m. – Caller from a local business said a woman who had previously been banned from the store...

Sowell
Angus Sowell, 17, of Ava, is currently being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $15,000 cash-only bond in connection with a class A felony of child molestation that was filed against him April 18. Sowell is being charged as a prior offender based on the fact that he pleaded guilty to felony...

Brandon Patterson
Brandon Patterson, 33, recently pleaded guilty to abuse of an animal, a class E felony, in connection with a May 28, 2017, incident in which Patterson allegedly tortured a dog over a two-day span. A class E felony can carry a sentence of up to four years in the Missouri Department of Corrections....

Holly Strain
It’s unusual for two progressive jackpots to be won at the twice-weekly Bingo games at The Center, but that’s what happened Thursday afternoon when Vicky Evans won $55 in the teacup came, where the called numbers on the winning card take the shape of a cup with a handle, and Holly Strain won $120...

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