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To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. April 212:39 p.m. – White cow is out on T Highway south of Liner. Dispatch called Lick Creek VFD to see if they knew who it belonged to. Howards Ridge resident...

Paul Goodwin, 9, of Gainesville, killed his first turkey Saturday during Missouri’s youth spring turkey season. Paul was hunting with his brother-in-law, Drew Dreckman.
Mother Nature didn’t provide the best backdrop for last weekend’s Missouri youth turkey hunt in the Ozarks. Snow and sleet on Saturday and Sunday morning, along with cooler temperatures throughout the day, made bagging a bird more difficult than usual. Despite the challenges, 13 Ozark County youth...
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April. Donating blood is a simple way for those who are short on time to make a life-changing difference. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those in need of transfusions,...

The family of Tecumseh resident Michael Dougan, shown here at a linotype machine, traces its newspaper history back 200 years.
Arkansas Press Association (APA) historian Michael B. Dougan’s goal was to visit every newspaper office in Arkansas. He almost made it.“I was only partially successful in traveling to each office, but I did interview hundreds of people while writing the history of Arkansas newspapers,” he said. “I...
The Gainesville PTO will host a free family movie night from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Benton F. Breeding Stadium at Gainesville School. The movie “Ferdinand” will be shown. The event features free admission and free popcorn. Participants are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.In...
Gainesville Elementary School recently announced its honor roll and attendance honors for the third quarter. Students named to the honor roll made all A’s and B’s during the grading period. Honor rollSecond grade: Cadence Baugher, Aubrey Burrow, Keaton Dabney, Zachary Evans, Mylie Frye, Addison...
Four members of the Gainesville School archery team competed March 24 in the MONASP State Archery Tournament in Branson after earning the right to participate in the tournament by achieving excellent scores during the regular season tournaments. Gainesville students competing were, from left,...
Wednesday, April 11 Gainesville - ASCD (Automotive) certification exam, 8 a.m. Trig Star testing, 8 a.m. Thursday, April 12 Bakersfield - Regular board meeting and reorganization, 6 p.m. Track and field at West Plains. Varsity/ middle school softball vs. Alton, away, 4:30 p.m. 8th grade trip to the...
The Old-Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival in West Plains, to be held Friday and Saturday, June 1-2, around the West Plains  Civic Center grounds, seeks demonstrators and practitioners of traditional arts, who are encouraged to apply by completing an application on the festival website at http://...
Gainesville eighth graders visited Rep. Lyle Rowland during their trip to the state Capitol March 26. Pictured, bottom row, from left: Jacob Kesner, Ethan Hogue, Pheonix Rodgers, Maverick Bushner, Sam Kinworthy, Debra Winrod, Gwendolyn Broderick, Kadyn Hayes, Aiyden Argent, Davon Benton. Second row...

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