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Ozark County hunters who successfully harvest a deer during firearms season’s opening weekend Nov. 11-12 are required to present their deer to an area chronic wasting disease (CWD) sampling station so tissue samples can be taken to test for the disease. The closest sampling stations for Ozark...
The Ozark County Courthouse and Gainesville City Hall and several other government offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day, which falls this year on Saturday, Nov. 11. The Gainesville License Office will also be closed. Banks will be open Friday but closed Satuday, Nov...
Theodosia chapter #130 Order of the Eastern Star on Oct. 30 presented a Masonic Home of Missouri check for $300 to the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department for use in purchasing winter clothing for children in need within Ozark County. Through its “Creating a Partnership” program, the Masonic Home of...
Timber Knob Volunteer Fire Department visited the Gainesville Head Start location to teach the students about fire safety Oct. 25. Children’s names aren’t given due to Headstart restrictions. 
It’s Asian ladybug season in Ozark County and elsewhere in the Midwest. Residents are reporting large numbers of the small beetles that are invading homes and other structures. A Missouri University Extention web page (http://extension.missouri.edu/p/g7369) says the beetles “do not sting, carry...
It is still dry and lots of wind almost every day. The trees are changing color and look beautiful. Paul and I went to Winona Wednesday night to Flossie’s Apple Barrel restaurant and heard the Baker Family play music. Jack and Judy Barnes, who live in Birch Tree, met us at the restaurant and ate...

Sally Ledbetter Hambelton
Gainesville resident Sally Ledbetter Hambelton recently completed the educational and credentialing requirements to become a certified nurse practitioner. She has worked for several years as a registered nurse at Regional Family Medicine in Mountain Home, Arkansas, and completed her advanced...
Jim Cleland tosses a disc Sunday as, from left, Matt Shockey, Russ Burns, Kevin Carder and Kodi Shockey watch in the two-day Disc Golf Monkey Tournament held last weekend at Lost Woods Golf Course in Theodosia. The tournament brought 102 participants from throughout Missouri and as far away as Salt...
Ozark County hunters bagged 20 turkeys during Missouri fall firearms turkey season Oct. 1-31, according to  Missouri Department of Conservation telecheck harvest data. Statewide, hunters checked 2,899 birds. The top harvest counties were Greene with 100, Texas with 95 and Dent with 94. The...
We’ve had dry weather, and then a rain came Monday in our area I was asked to announce in my column that Brushy Knob Church is planning to bury a time capsule on Nov. 19 after regular church services. A potluck dinner and special service will be held. Anyone wanting to put something in the time...

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