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Runners and walkers are invited to participate in Ozark County’s oldest 5K, set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The race is a pet-friendly event, according to organizers.  Participants can register between 8 and 9 a.m. next to Gainesville City Hall, or they can pre-register, using the form below, at...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Sept. 10 11:02 a.m. – Someone disarmed the alarm on the foyer doors at First Christian Church but would not say anything. Keyholder wants an officer to...
Menus 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, Sept. 19: pork quesadilla, refried beans, Tuscan-blend...
Hello from our home to yours. We welcome our new employees, Angie Tabor and Joy Hamm. We are excited to have you as part of our team. To start off last week, Shawn Lewellen and I got out our bread machines on Monday and we made homemade bread. For morning exercises, we did kickball to exercise our...
We got 1 inch of rain out of the showers a few days ago. It really perks things up. Lots of hay being cut the second time.  Paul and Lee are still cutting cedar and oak logs. We were glad to have Joseph Nelson and his family with us in church Sunday. I talked with Tracy Morrison Russell, who lives...
It’s a beautiful Monday as I write these news items, and I’m still enjoying my crepe myrtle blooms. I didn’t get more pawpaws, as I planned, so I imagine the opossums got my share. My nephew, Dan Moody, enjoyed their crop, his mom told me.  I’m looking forward to Hootin an Hollarin this week. Lord...
Ozark County Commissioners were notified recently that the county has earned “Certified Work Ready Community” status. The workreadycommunities.org website explains that, by achieving the credential, “counties can both identify skill gaps and quantify the skill level of their workforce. This helps...
The 39th annual Ozark Area Community Congress will meet Sept. 28-30 at Hammond Mill Camp, off Highway CC southeast of Dora. The event is described as “the first and longest-standing bioregional congression” for “all those who love and care about the Ozarks.” The gathering includes workshops and...
The Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire Department annual meeting of the members will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday,  Sept. 27, at the main fire house in Theodosia. Refreshments will be served. Votes for a new board member will be counted from paid memberships who have returned their ballots. A request for...

Branson’s “Dynamic Duo,” Michelle Ivey Jordan and Jeff Sadie, will perform Sept. 29 at the “Party on the Hill” fundraiser event near Theodosia to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund, which benefits post-9/11 wounded veterans from all branches of the military. The free event, organized by Debbie Daniel, includes live and silent auctions offering valuable merchandise, as well as free food and entertainment.
“Party on the Hill,” a benefit event for the Semper Fi Fund, a national charity that assists wounded “post-9/11 veterans” from all branches of the military, will be held Sept. 29 near Theodosia.  Organizer Debbie Daniel, who is hosting the event on her land on Ashlynn Acres Lane, off P Highway west...

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