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We did get some rain during the week, and then on Saturday it came down in hard showers. It ran down through the field across the road, and we hadn’t seen that in a long time. We got a little over 6 inches. Water gates will be out, but they can always be fixed.The fields are beginning to green up....
It’s Feb. 26 as I write these items. My daddy was born on this day in 1874, a few years after his family moved to Missouri from Tennessee. They homesteaded near Marshfield and later lived at Mammoth. My son Lyndon now lives in Webster County near the old home place.Remembering days gone by, in my...
A meeting to discuss and vote on a proposal to combine the Tecumseh Neighborhood Watch program with the Tecumseh Volunteer Fire Department will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Tecumseh VFD firehouse on Highway 160 east of Lake Norfork.All are residents and interested persons are invited to...

Photo: University of Missouri Extension
A Private Pesticide Applicator training course led by Sarah Kenyon will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Ozark County Extension office, just east of the Gainesville square at 526 Third St. The cost is $25 .The training provides certification to obtain a Missouri Private Pesticide...
A weekly Grief Share seminar and support group will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 6 through May 29, at the Sweden Church east of Ava. The seminars are designed to help and encourage people after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend.The Grief Share program is a...

Mark Case, project manager at the Corps of Engineers’ Mountain Home, Arkansas, office, discusses the proposed Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan with Theodosia homeowners Ron and Christine Reinbold at a workshop meeting held Monday night at Lutie School. Times photo / Norene Prososki
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Monday night held its second public workshop in Ozark County this month, this time welcoming residents to a drop-in session at Lutie School in Theodosia to introduce its proposed Shoreline Management Plan Revision for Bull Shoals Lake. An estimated 50 people...
The Center’s first-Sunday fried chicken fundraiser dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4. The meal, which includes a beverage and dessert, costs $8 for adults, $5 for children under 10.Organizers say this is a great way to enjoy a delicious dinner and support The Center...
Absentee voting for the April 3 general municipal election has begun. Registered voters who are unable to go to the polls on Election Day should contact the Ozark County Clerk’s Office for the required absentee-voting application. Absentee ballots may then be voted by mail or in person at the clerk...

Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire Department chief Tim Jeffery, left, and firefighter Tracy Meal recently delivered Savannah Leckie Memorial Scholarship applications to Lutie School principal Sherry Anstine, second from right, and Lutie School counselor Alisha Favazza. TAVFD members also delivered the applications to the other Ozark County school counselors at Bakersfield, Gainesville and Dora.
The Theodosia Volunteer Fire Department is accepting applications for the Savannah Leckie Memorial Scholarship, which has been created in honor of TAVFD junior firefighter Savannah Leckie, who was murdered last summer. Qualified students can submit applications for the $300 single-award scholarship...
Prior to the big rain last week a few white bass were caught on both lakes. The Stump Hole area on Norfork produced a few, as did Gooley Creek on Bull Shoals. Live minnows, sliders and swimming minnows all work well. The rooster tail spinner is also a popular bait for whites. Expect the white bass...

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