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Ozark County native Windell Cobb joined the Army the day he turned 18 on July 24, 1944. He couldn’t know it then, but he would have an extraordinary view of some of World War II’s most horrendous and historic sites and events.  “I wanted to join when I was 17, but my mother wouldn’t sign for me,”...

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Sarah Kenyon, a regional extension agronomist, will host a poisonous plants seminar at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Missouri University Extension Center on Third Street just east of the Gainesville square. Registration for the seminar, which focuses on how poisonous plants can affect livestock...
The “fog” was still rising off the rubble at Hiroshima in August 1945 when Ozark County native Truman Miller arrived with the American infantry. He and his fellow soldiers had been on a ship, steaming toward an invasion of Japan, when “the captain came on over the loudspeaker” and said a big bomb...

Jacob, front, performs with the Navy Ceremonial Guard drill team for a Utah-based Honor Flight group. Below right: the drill team tosses rifles.
When last we shared Navy Airman Jacob Nanney’s Navy duty adventures, he was “standing tight” as part of the White House weapons cordon that lined a White House walkway as newly inaugurated President Donald Trump and his family walked by to reach the stands where they would watch the 2017...

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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...
Andrea Martin, 32, of Dora, was seriously injured Nov. 3 in a rollover accident on CC Highway about 12 miles west of West Plains. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol online crash report filed by Trooper D. L. Nash, Martin was traveling eastbound on CC Highway around 8:15 a.m. Friday in a...
Missouri firearms deer season opens Saturday and will run for 10 days, through Tuesday, Nov. 21.  Hunters are allowed only one antlered deer during the entirety of firearms season (all portions combined). Two antlered deer may be taken in combination of archery and firearms hunting seasons combined...
Tecumseh Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual hunters breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the firehouse on Highway 160 east of Lake Norfork.  All proceeds will go toward new equipment for the TVFD. The price is $7 for adults and children over 11, $3 for children age 7-11. 
Bakersfield’s Bayou Masonic Lodge #365 will host a fish fry for the first day of firearms deer season. Serving will start at noon Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Masonic lodge in Bakersfield. The cost is by donation.
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...

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