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It was a pleasant surprise when Marlyn Atkinson, son of my schoolmate Veryl Pare, called and said he would like to meet me at the Historium. My daughter Kris brought me in, and I enjoyed visiting with him. He and my son Marlyn are about the same age, and so were Veryl and I. We graduated from...
The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs recently came back from a tough 70-36 road loss to Fordland to defeat Mountain Grove, Seymour and Norwood, bringing their season record to 17-8.On Monday, Feb. 5, when the Gainesville team traveled to Fordland to take on the Lady Eagles, “Fordland came out very...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. Feb. 5 (continuedfrom last week)9:52 a.m. – Caller said he shot a big black dog that was chasing his cows along Highway 95 near Thornfield; he said he told the...

Mahali Loftis
Mahali Loftis, daughter of Brian and April Loftis of Hollister, was recently awarded the Central Bank of the Ozarks Champion of Character Award at her school in Hollister. She was nominated for the award by her classmates and her teachers and was the only sixth grader chosen for this award. Mahali...
Two Ozark Countians  – Kelsie Marie Myers of Theodosia and Daytona LeAnn Shelton of Wasola – were recently named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout. To qualify for the dean’s list, C of O students must maintain a 3.6 minimum grade point average...
The Gainesville Bulldogs traveled to Fordland Wednesday, Feb. 7, and defeated the Eagles 59-48. Garrett Morgan led the scoring with 17 points, followed by Jaxon Britt with 12, Brandon Poe with 11, Brodie Chapman with 10 and Wyatt Wilson with 8. Wilson led in rebounds with 15. Brodie Chapman led in...
The weather may not be as good as we like, but fishing will soon break loose. In about three weeks the white bass should start, the walleye are staging for their annual spawning run, bass are active and crappie fishing has been excellent on both lakes. Bass are still hitting the Rock Crawler...
The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan update workshops Feb. 26 through March 1, including one scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Lutie School in Theodosia.At the workshops, Corps personnel will share the draft shoreline management plan, answer...
These Gainesville Elementary School students in grades 4, 5 and 6  recently participated in Hoops For Heart, a national  program jointly sponsored by SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) and the American Heart Association. The hoops event promotes physical activity, heart...
State, city and county offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of the Missouri state holiday honoring George Washington’s birthday. Monday is also a federal holiday marking Presidents Day, which commemorates Washington’s birthday as well as Abraham Lincoln’s. Missouri celebrated...

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