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Anew Church will be hold its annual back-to-school clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Anew2 building on the square in Gainesville.The church is also accepting gently used donations of clothing. To donate, contact Angie Goodman on Facebook or at 417-679-9080.

Lauren Suter gets vaccinations at the Ozark County Health Department to meet Missouri requirements for school attendance. Ozark County schools begin their 2018-19 academic year in less than a month. For a complete list of required immunizations, contact the health department, or visit their Facebook page. The health department is offering a vaccination clinic on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Call 679-3334 for an appointment or for more information.
County schools are gearing up for the 2018-2019 school year. Important dates and guidelines are listed below. Bakersfield R-IV SchoolBakersfield school officials remind all students and parents that state law and health regulations require students to be properly immunized and provide verification...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Department or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911. July 16(continued fromlast week’s Times)10:20 a.m. – Well-being / security check requested on County Road 659. Caller hasn’t heard from residents in two to...
The following criminal cases, traffic/municipal tickets and infractions were filed in Ozark County Court between Monday, July 9, and Thursday, July 19. All those charged are presumed innocent pending final court action.Charles David Cole, Theodosia, knowingly burning or exploding. OCSDDavid M....
These candidates are running in contested races in the Aug. 7 primary The candidates whose profiles appear on this page are running in the four locally contested races in the upcoming Aug. 7 primary election – associate circuit judge, prosecuting attorney, presiding county commissioner and 155th...
The Gainesville Saddle Club will host the Arkansas Family Rodeo Friday and Saturday, Aug. 3-4, at the Gainesville Saddle Club arena. The schedule includes mutton bustin’ at 7:30 p.m. before the 8 p.m. main event. Barrels and poles, goat tying and untying will be at 5 p.m. Friday.For more...
Gainesville insurance agent Doug Hawkins’ photo of a bright rainbow shining over the Ozark County Courthouse Friday creates an image of grief and hope. The flag was at half staff to honor the 17 victims who died Thursday when the Duck Boat they were riding in capsized in a storm on Table Rock Lake...
The Missouri Ozarks Rural Health Network (MORHN) will host a one-year birthday party for its Great Expectations program from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at the Missouri Ozarks Wellness Center at 603 W. Broadway in Ava.The network officially launched the program in January 2018, initially...

These firearms, drugs and drug paraphernalia were confiscated from a Dora-area home late Saturday night by officers from several area law enforcement agencies, including the Ozark County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect fled from the home and is still at large, but Sheriff Darrin Reed said he isn’t considered dangerous.
Ozark County Sheriff Darrin Reed and Chief Deputy Winston Collins say the suspect who fled from a Dora home around 10:45 p.m. Saturday, July 21, when officers executed a search warrant there isn’t thought to be dangerous. The search was a joint effort by the  Ozark and Douglas County sheriff’s...

This photo, titled “Crew 4,” is included in the 1978 Hay Hollow YCC camp yearbook. The photo was taken during the Hay Hollow camp’s eighth year. Camp director S.A. “Lee” Leonardi wrote these thoughts in the yearbook, perhaps reflecting the real purpose of the program: “In essence the success or failure of a YCC program is measured by what is done and what was learned. I feel we can all continue to grow in knowledge and wisdom so we can continue to develop perhaps the most important resource of all, ‘The Youth of the Nation.’ “
Editor’s note: This feature continues the series by Ozark County Times reporters Jessi Dreckman and Amelia Lamair describing a hidden-away bit of history in the Mark Twain National Forest just north of Ozark County in the community once known as Siloam Springs. Just across the Ozark-Douglas County...

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