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Chris Bales
These candidates are running  in contested races in county The residents whose “profiles” appear on this page are running in Ozark County’s five contested races in the April 3 general municipal election. They are seeking seats on school boards in Bakersfield and Gainesville, village boards in...

photo source: Larry Black Real Estate
The seasonal opening of Oakland Park on Bull Shoals Lake in Arrkansas is being delayed by the Army Corps of Engineers’ Mountain Home Project Office from the planned May 1 to May 18 instead, weather permitting.The delay is due to the park’s electrical system being replaced and the roads being...
The Ozark County Senior Center Board is looking for a cook for the First Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraisers held each month at The Center in Gainesville.Those interested are asked to call administrator Lisa Engelhardt at The Center, 417-679-4746, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday...
Friday at Gainesville City Hall, papers were signed that will launch the beginning of construction on a new $2.45 million wastewater treatment facility. City clerk Lisa Goodnight, seated right, said paperwork, grant applications and other pre-construction work on the project have been in process...

Participants included, from left, David Connell, Georgia Thorne, Marshall Simpson, Jenna Uchtman, Gentry and Gracyn Blackburn, Lucas Luna, Tyler Tabor, Peyton and Tate Eslinger
The Ozark County Commissioners last week declared April as “Clean Up Trash” month in Ozark County, but the youth of Frontier Baptist Church in Pontiac didn’t wait for the first day of April to put the proclamation into action. Young participants from the church worked Saturday picking up trash...
Dr. Edward Henegar, who practiced medicine in Ozark County for more than 40 years before quietly leaving the OMC Gainesville Medical Clinic last year in what he said was a step toward retirement, is again seeing patients at Ozark Medical Center’s Gainesville facility. Dr. Aaron Newton, who has also...
A high-tunnel greenhouse tour to two area high-tunnel farms will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 6, to show interested producers and farmers the irrigation options and vegetable and herb production techniques that allow growing earlier in the spring, later in the fall and sometimes year-...
After 33 years, Gary Snelson retired March 16 from White River Valley Electric Cooperative. The crew threw a retirement party for him and his family to thank him for his years of service to Ozark County. He and his wife Debbie, who retired from  the Gainesville School District in 2016,  have a new...
The Center’s fried chicken dinner fundraiser for April will be held on the second Sunday, April 8, instead of the first Sunday due to the Easter holiday. The meal’s serving time is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and Gainesville High School band and choir members will serve the dinners for tips to...
NBC reporter Natalie Morales, shown here with Dora School superintendent Steve Richards, was at the Ozark County school March 20 to record a story about the district’s decision to arm staff members who choose to complete firearms training. The story aired on the “Today” show Thursday morning, March...

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