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The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced that a long section of Highway 160 in Ozark and Taney Counties will be reduced to one lane with a 10-foot width restriction as contractor crews perform a resurfacing project this summer.The section of Highway 160 to be resurfaced is from...

Certified family nurse practitioner Erin Carlile, center, has joined the staff at the Missouri Ozarks Community Health office in Gainesville. She’s pictured here with other Gainesville staff members, from left: Angie Lovan, patient services; Phyllis Hathcock, referral coordinator; Devon Jarvis, registered medical assistant; Carlile; Shannan McGee, licensed practical nurse; and Jessie Smith, patient services.
Nurse practitioner Erin Carlile has joined the staff at the Missouri Ozarks Community Health office in Gainesville. Carlile holds a 2007 Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Baker University in Topeka, Kansas, a 2014 master’s of science in nursing from Walden University and certification as a...
Tecumseh-area residents turned out recently to work on some maintenance projects at the Tecumseh Volunteer Fire Department’s community building  and parking lot. The community building got a fresh coat of exterior pain, and the surface grading around the building was redone to help with runoff...
Guest speaker Bill Greet, master gardener, will talk about drip irrigation at the next meeting of the Ozark Heritage Garden Club, to be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, at Theodosia United Methodist Church on Highway 160 in Theodosia. A taco bar lunch will be provided by hosts Marty Davidson, Rose...

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The Ozark County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring some “Music on the Square” events this summer, starting with the Backyard Bluegrass Band performing from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 15, on the west side the Gainesville square. The first night’s music will be sponsored by Century Bank of the Ozarks,...

Mammoth resident Dawn Carr, left, said her Maine coon cat Kenny is doing well after being treated for bobcat fever last week by Robin Deck, right, small animal vet at Gainesville Veterinary Clinic. Kenny came home Friday after a stay at the clinic. Carr said she would be giving him medicine three times a day until Wednesday. Times photo/Amelia LaMair
Some Ozark County cats are coming down with a painful, fast-acting and often lethal disease called bobcat fever. Mammoth resident Dawn Carr’s beloved Maine coon cat Kenny is one of them. After being treated by veterinarian Robin Deck last week at Gainesville Veterinary Clinic, he is doing well now...
This summer’s dates for Piland Youth Camp have changed. The updated schedule is junior camp (for grades 3-6), June 10-13, and senior camp (for grades 7-12), June 17-20. For more information on these camps, call Linda Hannaford, 417-543-3359.Kiddie camp, for potty-trained toddlers through second...

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Another extra-loud boom rattled dishes – and Ozarks residents – on Wednesday, June 6. The Ozark County Sheriff’s Office reported several calls from people who were puzzled by the sudden, super-loud clap of thunder, and similar calls reportedly poured into other area law enforcement offices and also...

This photo of Savannah Leckie was posted recently on Facebook by her aunt, Lisa Orn, to commemorate the girl’s 17th birthday on June 3. The girl’s biological mother, Rebecca Ruud, and Ruud’s husband, Robert Peat, face murder charges in connection to Savannah’s disappearance last year.
If she hadn’t died, Savannah Leckie would have turned 17 ten days ago, on June 3. Instead, on one of the days following her birthday, Ozark County Sheriff Darrin Reed and his deputies were back at the Theodosia-area farm where Savannah had lived for a few months with her biological mother until she...
Amazingly, no humans were injured Sunday night when three vehicles hit four head of cattle on Highway 5 about 7 miles north of Gainesville. The cattle didn’t fare as well.Because no drivers or passengers were injured, the Missouri State Highway Patrol officer who responded to the incident did not...

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