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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 4 p.m. every Monday in Isabella.  Call chapter leader Donna Anderson at 273-0027 for information about attending the next meeting.  The TOPS Isabella chapter hopes everyone had a great Christmas and that the new year brings good things your way. Dian Sage...
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 695 of West Plains will meet at noon Tuesday, Jan. 23, at Chen’s Garden Chinese Restaurant, 1705 Gibson Aven. in West Plains. Doyle Fink will present a program on the Battle at Verdun, the largest and longest battle of the First World War on...

David and Tiffany Bauer. Photo courtesy of Ozark County Jail.
Theodosia-area husband and wife defendants David Bauer, 55, and Tiffany Bauer, 33, were convicted of one count of first degree statutory sodomy of a child younger than 12. The Jan. 8 verdict came from Associate Judge Elizabeth Bock after the judge took the case under advisement following a Nov. 2,...

This photo of the Dora High School A and B combined basketball team is from the 1959 Doramo yearbook, posted on the Dora School Library’s Facebook page. From left: John Hamby, Kelly Martin, Sonny DeBoard, Jerry Birdsong, Martin Capages (holding basketball), Larry Owen, Teddy Thornton, Don Nielson, Don Driskell, Jim Shipley and coach Paul Batesel.
Editor’s note: Sections of these 1950s Dora-area reminiscences by former Ozark County resident Martin Capages Jr. will be reprinted in the Ozark County Times as space allows. Capages, a Ph.D. University of Missouri-Rolla graduate and the retired former owner of ARIS Engineering in Ozark, attended...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other local emergency-responding agencies, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Jan. 8 4:47 a.m. – Vehicle slid off Highway 181 near the school and is partway in the road. OCSD rendered assistance; Ron’s Recovery dispatched. 5:32 a.m. –...
Missouri University Extension will host several upcoming events in the area.   High-tunnel workshop A high-tunnel greenhouse workshop will be presented from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Gainesville Livestock Auction on Highway 160 west of Gainesville. The fee is $10 and includes...

Judge Peggy Davis
The next Ozark County ladies prayer brunch will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Clear Springs Church near Dawt. After the meal, the speaker will be Judge Peggy Davis, drug court commissioner for the 31st Circuit Court in Greene County. Since 2000 she has presided over, or still presides...
The Ozark County Extension Council election will be held Jan. 19-26 at polling places around the county. The election is open to all Ozark County registered voters. The extension office in Gainesville reminds residents they can only vote for candidates in their own district – either District 1 (...
A crew with Ray Grisham Construction began demolition of the Ozark County Ambulance District building last week, board president Ray Peter told the Times Monday. The old building, which was condemned after hazardous mold was detected there in late 2015, was completely gone after two days. Peter...
A group of life-long friends gathered recently at The Center in Gainesville to enjoy a fried-fish dinner and share photos taken during a recent 90th birthday celebrated by Ozark County native John R. Sims, who now lives in Mountain Home, Arkansas, with his wife, Guavana. Sharing laughs and memories...

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