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Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation show that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 7,728 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season, which ran Dec. 1-3. Top harvest counties were Callaway with 250, Macon with 212 and Pike with 205 deer checked. In...
Crappie fishing on both lakes is as good as ever. S&M chrome-head jigs, live minnows and swimming minnows are all working. It has been a long time since so many limits have come off both lakes. Saturday I watched a man catch big crappie on a jerkbait around standing timber. Some exceptionally...
December is packed full of fun activities and holiday events. Please check the activities listed below and join us for any or all of them!   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...
Linda Prock had knee-replacement surgery before Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving Day, Gay and I went to Ernest and Dara Strong’s home. Other guests were Bailey Strong, Chelsey Brayden, Lily Lansdown, Stretch Shanafelt, Honie Nokes, John, Stomi, Kasey and Kunai Medlock, Oceanna Meile, Ralph and Dana...
Still no rain. Paul is dozing for Leroy Morrison down on the farm. He is pushing treetops out of the fields after some logs had been cut.  We went to Winona again Thursday night to hear the Baker family perform. We ate supper with Jack and Judy Barnes. I talked with Orin Robinson, my cousin who...
It seems time flies when you get older. Halloween is over,  Thanksgiving is over, and next Santa Claus is coming to town. And  I forgot deer and turkey seasons start in September and end in  January. We are busy people! We certainly can’t complain about the weather because we’ve had  so many...
Burning trash is a big concern these days as we haven’t had any rain for some time locally and things are very dry.  How nice to have a Monday morning phone visit with neighbor Jerry Miller. She took the time to catch up on our activities. Many folks don’t slow down enough for a neighborly visit....

Ozark County Health Department nurse Bonnie Peter, RN-BSN, right, with Mary Shields.
Ozark County Health Department nurse Bonnie Peter, RN-BSN, recently accepted another donation of items from  Mary Shields of Gainesville. “We extend heartfelt thanks to Mary for her continuous donations to the women, infants and children we serve here in the county. For years, Mary has made...
Theodosia United Methodist Church is hosting Caroling in the Ozarks at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the church on Highway 160 in Theodosia. Cookies, hot cocoa and hot apple cider will be served afterward. Everyone is invited.
The Douglas/Ozark County unit of Missouri Retired Teachers and School Personnel will meet Tuesday, Dec. 12, at The Center in Gainesville, located off Highway 5 just north of the Gainesville city limits. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. with the meeting and program to follow. For more information...

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