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The stagecoach journey “The Last Stage to Matador” will be the topic of the Friends of the Garnett Library monthly luncheon meeting at noon Friday, March 9, on the Missouri State University-West Plains campus. Local photographer Dennis Crider will be joined by Cowboy Rick Hamby and his wife,...
A pie auction to benefit four Bakersfield-area families will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in the Jerry Taylor Gym at Bakersfield High School. The event is being organized by the Bakersfield High School chapters of the National Honor Society, FBLA and FCCLA as a community service project to...
The Douglas County Veterans Memorial Association in Ava has been selected by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington, D.C., to host a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Sept. 20-23 at the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association facility on Highway 5 north of Ava. The...
It’s Monday morning as I’m writing, and we have had a little over 1 inch of rain in two showers. It’s supposed to rain some more this week.   Our road has been busy the last few days with trucks hauling hay and logs going both ways. Paul and Lee Van Camp have been cutting and hauling cedar logs to...
This time of the year, there seems to be some kind of environmental condition that bothers my throat and makes my voice hoarse. I clear my throat frequently but also find that opening a jar of dill pickles and taking a sip of the pickle brine helps the situation. Or sometimes I take a bite of a...
Representatives of Theodosia United Methodist Church last week donated $1,000 to the Ozark County Health Department to be used toward the OCHD’s grant-matching campaign to aid the Ozark County Food Pantry, which is operated by OCHD. The money was raised at a TUMC spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Feb...

This shoreline management plan interactive map, pictured above, can be viewed at www.swl.usace.army.mil/Missions/Planning/Bull-Shoals-Shoreline-Management-Plan-Revision/.
The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan update workshops Feb. 26 through March 1, including from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Lutie School in Theodosia,  to share the draft shoreline management plan and collect public comments. A draft environmental...

Rhonda Wright
Gainesville native Rhonda Wright has been appointed chief executive officer and president of the board of JRI Holdings, Inc., the parent company of JRI Industries and Jenfab Inc. in Springfield. Wright has served as chief financial officer of the company since January 2017 and as interim president...
Greetings from your state Capitol. Last week was extremely busy here in the Capitol. The budget committee is finishing up with hearing all of the state departments’ budgets. Late nights every day! This week will give us a little relief as the Education Appropriations Committee, which I chair, will...
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 695 of West Plains will meet at noon Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Chen’s Garden Chinese Restaurant, 1705 Gibson Ave. in West Plains.  Judith Revels will give a presentation on “Inventions by African Americans.”  All active and retired federal...

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