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Bassmaster Team Championship
For the second time in its four-year history, the Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship is headed back to Arkansas. B.A.S.S. officials announced recently that the tournament will be held Dec. 6-9 on Norfork Lake near Mountain Home. The winning team will receive a new Nitro Bass Boat...

On the menu: Lake Norfork catches
Tecumseh resident Bill Driscoll shows off the six channel catfish he caught on a Lake Norfork trotline Monday. Earlier, Driscoll caught a mess of Ozark longpincher crawdads, which some consider a hillbilly improvement over Maine lobster. Driscoll, retired from the Missouri Department of...

Gourds can be useful in many creative ways
Our ancestors couldn’t go to the hardware store or shopping mall to buy utensils and other household essentials. Instead, they improvised with items found in nature. The dried fruit of several members of the cucumber family proved useful for many purposes, says University of Missouri Extension...

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...

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