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To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. May 7 10:25 a.m. – Caller shared information. Handled by officer. 10:40 a.m. – Two-vehicle accident on Highway 160 in front of Dollar General. No injuries....
The Ozark County Long-Term Recover Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Lions Club Building on Third Street in Gainesville. Committee members will be discussing ways to raise funds to held those impacted by the 2017 flood. Everyone is invited to come and share ideas. 
A new Christian camp, Jordan Crossing, will hold its first summer session June 25-29 for young people in the Peel, Arkansas, and Protem areas, as well as the surrounding area. The camp is being organized so that campers attending Jordan Crossing-sponsored sessions may attend at minimal cost to...
The camping area at Theodosia Park on Bull Shoals Lake will be closed through May 25 while the Army Corps of Engineers performs road maintenance. In announcing the closure, the Corps’ Mountain Home, Arkansas, project office said the boat ramp on the north side of Highway 160 remains open for use. ...

Nic Rogers, Stewardship Specialist
Nic Rogers, a stewardship specialist with the Ozark Regional Land Trust, will talk about the work ORLT is doing in Ozark County’s Alford Forest, Bryant Creek and the conservation areas in Missouri and Arkansas at the next meeting of the Ozark Heritage Garden Club, to be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May...
We got another good rain. It puts the fertilizer in the ground, fills ponds and makes the creeks run through.  I received a call from Virginia (Grisham) Kastning in Wichita on my birthday. I always talk to her on her birthday also.  Our gospel meetings last week at Smith Chapel were well intended...
Menus Lunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out for 25 cents more.   Wednesday, May 16: sweet ’n’ sour meatballs, seasoned potato, Italian-...
A special thank you to the Masonic Lodge brothers who treated us “wives and widows” to a big chicken dinner Saturday at Cookie’s in Theodosia overlooking the lake. Bobby Grisham took me and another widow, Sue Tharp. At 95, I must have been the oldest of the wives and widows there.   What a pest I...
Josiah Wheat of Vanzant is now in the custody of the Missouri Department of Mental Health after he was found mentally incompetent to stand trial in connection with a 2017 case in which he is accused of beating several puppies to death with a baseball bat and posting a video of the incident to...

Angaline Ryan
Angaline Ryan, 60, of West Plains was recently found guilty by a Texas County jury of armed criminal action and first-degree assault in connection with the April 13, 2015, ambush-style shooting of her ex-daughter-in-law, Tammy Hathcock. According to the West Plains Daily Quill, the jury in the case...

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