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First place: Caleb Kline, left, and Pete Pearson won first place in Ozark Mountain Bass Club’s December tournament with a total of 24.82 pounds. Pearson also won the big bass prize with 4.56 pounds.
The Ozark Mountain Bass Club held its monthly tournament Dec. 16 out of Pontiac Cove Marina on Bull Shoals Lake. For the  2018 year, the format has gone back to team competition where partners are drawn for each event. Winners of the December tournament were Caleb Kline and Pete Pearson, first...
Editor’s note: Following longstanding tradition, we’re pleased to publish a Christmas story by Gainesville resident Dorothy Strickland.   by D. Strickland   The old, white-haired doctor had tears in his eyes as he talked to the Jones family. “I don’t understand it. I’ve been a doctor more years...

OMC expansion
Ozarks Medical Center is finalizing plans for a hospital expansion totaling 100,000 square feet and also a new 15,000 square-foot women’s center. This expansion brings almost all of OMC’s specialty clinics and ancillary services to one location, allowing patients to register and schedule at one...

Bob Stickles
Crappie fishing on both lakes continues to be very good. Brush piles on Norfork and timbered bluffs on Bull Shoals are both producing well. Chrome-head jigs in 1/16 or 1/8 have been hard to beat. Live minnows soaked about 15 feet deep are also producing well. On Bull Shoals, crappie appear to be in...

Masa Kinoshita, M.D.
Masa Kinoshita, M.D., has joined the staff at Theodosia Family Medical Clinic in Theodosia. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, “Dr. Masa,” has his patients call him, earned his undergraduate degree at the University of California - Irvine and his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine...

Stan Pellham. Courtesy of the Ozark County Jail.
During the Dec. 6 session of Ozark County Law Day, Stan Pellham, of Wasola, pleaded guilty pursuant to a plea agreement with the state to possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest by fleeing, causing a substantial risk of serious injury or death to any person and unlawful use of a...

Albert Stanford. Courtesy of the Ozark County Jail.
On Dec. 6, Albert L. Stanford of Theodosia pleaded guilty, before Circuit Judge Craig Carter, to second-degree assault by operating a vehicle while intoxicated, resulting in an injury. He was sentenced to a 120-day institutional drug treatment program in the Missouri Department of Corrections. He...

Craig Barulich
Craig Barulich of Kansas City became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he hooked a skipjack herring Nov. 12 on the Missouri River using a rod and reel. The new “pole and line” skipjack herring record weighed 3 pounds, breaking the previous state record of 2 pounds, 11 ounces....

John McCullough, Courtesy of Ozark County Jail.
A $1,000 cash-only bond has been issued for John Wesley McCullough, 37, of Gainesville, in connection with a case in which he is charged with eight counts of forgery. The case was filed Dec. 13. At press time, information on his next court date was not yet listed on online records. According to a...

Misty Watson. Courtesy of Ozark County Jail.
A warrant with a $2,500 cash-only bond has been issued in a case against 40-year-old Gainesville resident Misty Watson in connection with assault and property damage charges that were filed against her Dec. 8. The charges stem from allegations that Watson threw several beer bottles at another woman...

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