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Quilt donated to Casey House
Members of the Mountain Home (Arkansas) Hill ‘n Hollow Quilters Guild show the Arkansas sesquicentennial quilt they recently donated to Baxter County Historical and Genealogical Society at the Casey House in Mountain Home. From left: guild president Constance Randall, secretary Donna Bohaty,...

Bob Stickles
Bass fishing has picked up, with a variety of baits working. Top-water with a buzz bait or whopper popper or a popper will bring some keeper-size bass to the boat. The new Teckel frog has arrived and will be a winner. It has a tail like the whopper popper and is just about snag free. These are hard...

Flu vaccine
Adult and children’s flu vaccine is now available at the Ozark County Health Department on Third Street in Gainesville. Call OCHD at 417-679-3334 for an appointment.

Melissa Loftis, Bakersfield
For Bakersfield resident Melissa Loftis, her mother’s heart procedure was a wake-up call. “It opened my eyes,” Melissa said. “Diabetes and heart disease run in my family. And I’m a single mom. My son is autistic. I wanted to be there for him, to play with him and watch him grow up.”  But the...

Sheriff's report
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Oct. 8 12:25 a.m. – Caller believes someone is trying to steal his cattle. He heard people near his property line on Z Highway then they took off when he went outside...

Needmore Church of God near Dora will dedicate its new multi-purpose building at 2 p.m. Sunday. These photos show the exterior (above) and interior (below) of the new building. Photos courtesy Lindsay Collins.
Needmore Church of God will celebrate completion of its multipurpose building with a dedication service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. The Elmores will sing, and the Rev. Gale Wooten, former pastor of Mammoth Assembly of God, will be the dedication speaker. “We also are scheduling a prayer vigil from 7...

Revival
The 2017 Ozark County Christians Unite to Worship revival will be held Oct. 23-28 in area churches. The theme is “Unity and Maturity in Christ – Ephesians 4:1-16.” Each night’s service begins at 7 p.m. and will include a welcome, an opening prayer, two songs and a sermon, followed by another two...

Ozark County Courthouse
Circuit Judge Craig Carter processed a total of five civil cases and 32 criminal cases at the Oct. 4 Ozark County Law Day. The criminal cases are listed below.    Active warrants Michael Linn Cox, charged with domestic assault, burglary and rape, did not appear and has an active warrant.  Catlin...

GermanFest
Mountain Home (Arkansas) Moose Lodge #1953, on Highway 5 south in Mountain Home, will hold its 12th annual GermanFest Saturday, Oct. 21. Social hour begins at 4:30 p.m., with food service beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event features traditional German music and food including sauerbraten, bratwurst,...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Melissa Littleshield, right, a sexual abuse advocate with Christos House in West Plains, met with the Ozark County commissioners Monday as they signed a proclamation designating October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The proclamation states that the Missouri State Highway Patrol recorded 44,...

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