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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, Feb. 7: birthday lunch: shrimp, Tuscan blend veggies, fresh-...
The weather can’t seem to make up its mind – cool a day or two and then it gets warmer. It’s now Sunday evening, and the snow is coming down big time. One morning when Paul went out to do his feeding there was a big bunch of geese going north. We saw another bunch Saturday evening. We hope this is...
To start off the week for Monday, we had sewing club. We’re currently working on embroidered blocks for a quilt. Monday afternoon, we celebrated three residents’ and one staff member’s birthday, enjoying red velvet cake and fruit punch at the party. Tuesday, we had some special visitors: Ellen...
Are you looking for an early spring? I am! I’m ready to be through with winter and have it pass on by and bring us some early spring weather.  Tulips and Easter lilies – or jonquils, as some call them – are indications that spring is coming. They come up through the cold soil and bring us a bouquet...
Ozark County retirees, along with a group that calls itself Gainesville Classmates and Friends, will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at Golden Corral on South Glenstone in Springfield. Everyone is invited to come and bring a Valentine for the Valentine’s Day exchange.  For more...
The regular gathering of the Douglas/Ozark County unit of Missouri Retired Teachers and Personnel will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at The Center, on Highway 5 just north of the Gainesville city limits.  Those attending will purchase their own lunch, which on Tuesday will include Thai...
Six new members were recently elected to the Ozark County Extension Council. The members elected in District 1 – west were Robert Edwards, R. J. Moyers and Marlin Wallace. The members elected in District 2 – east were Lindsay Collins, Stacy Hambelton and Noel Luna.  A news release from the Ozark...
The American Red Cross is hosting two blood drives this month in Ozark County.  The first is being held today, Feb. 7, at the First Baptist Church, 119 Second St. in Gainesville, where donations are being accepted from noon until 5 p.m. Walk-ins are always welcome, but scheduling an appointment...
Pontiac/ Price Place Volunteer Fire department will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Station #1 on W Highway next to the Pontiac post office in Pontiac.  Everyone is invited to come to the meeting and stay for dessert and coffee afterward.  
The Brixey-Rockbridge Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual member meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the fire house on Highway 95 between Bryant Creek and N Highway. Board members will be elected, and minor bylaw changes will be voted on. Refreshments will be served. For more info,...

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