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At their regular weekly meeting Monday, Ozark County Commissioners said the county’s total sales tax revenue for the year is still down, but the good news was that the month of May was up compared with May 2017.General revenue, which comes from a half-cent sales tax and a half-cent utility tax, was...
Above: A nice-sized crowd turned out for the first “Music on the Square” event Friday evening as the Backyard Bluegrass band performed in the gazebo on the courthouse square. Below: Band members are, from left, D.J. Shumate, Montana Howerton, Eula Lakey, Terry Howerton and Dennis Shumate. The next...
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Caroline Meriwether Goodlett Chapter #2644, in Mountain Home, Arkansas, recently installed these officers for the 2018-2020 term (from left) Shelley Ledbetter, historian and recorder of military service awards; Donna Blanton, registrar; Julie Little, second vice...

Katelyn Brantingham
Katelyn Brantingham was the featured speaker at the monthly ladies prayer brunch Saturday morning at Mammoth Assembly of God. Katelyn, a 20-year-old  Southwest Baptist University student, underwent surgery in December to remove tumors in her brain and spine and is on the path to a successful...

Jabet Morgan Wade
Jabet Morgan Wade, manager of Pontiac Cove Marina, was named to one of the “40 under 40” boating-industry leaders featured in the June/July issue of Boating Industry Magazine. The 40 profiled subjects, all under the age of 40, are described as “industry trendsetters [who] stand out from their...
The Missouri Department of Transportation has updated the schedule for resurfacing a  long section of Highway 160 in Ozark and Taney Counties.The work, originally scheduled for July 9-Aug. 15, has now been rescheduled to occur from Monday, July 23, through Wednesday, Aug. 15. Weather permitting,...

MTNF photo Forest Service employees Daniel Oldham and Kyle Young removed a particularly dangerous tree from the Current River one section at a time after several floaters got caught in the “strainer,” resulting in more than 20 MSHP Water Division rescues over the Memorial Day weekend.
Doniphan – During the busy Memorial Day weekend, the Missouri State Highway Patrol Water Division conducted approximately 20 water rescues on the Current River, including a near drowning, when river-goers got caught in the limbs and root system of a particularly large scarlet oak that had recently...

Jamie Pate holds the 45-pound bighead carp he and his father, John Pate, shot on Bull Shoals Lake. It’s the first bighead they’ve encountered at the lake.
Bull Shoals Lake is renowned for its monster striped bass, largemouth bass and delicious walleye. Straddling the Missouri and Arkansas border, it’s a great lake to whet a youngster’s appetite for a day or night of family fishing.But a recent catch by two bowfishermen is sending some shock waves...

Boy Scouts helped fold flags during the Theodosia Masons’ 2016 flag retirement ceremony. This year’s ceremony is scheduled for noon Saturday, June 30, at the lodge on Highway 160 in Theodosia next to Lutie School. Those attending are invited to bring old and unserviceable flags for retirement.
Sampson Masonic Lodge #298 in Theodosia will conduct its fourth annual American flag retirement ceremony beginning at noon Saturday, June 30, at the lodge located on Highway 160 next to Lutie School.Missouri State Sen. Mike Cunningham will be the keynote speaker. Girl Scouts from Troop #71227 in...

Danny Joe Williams
Danny Joe Williams, 59, of Tecumseh, on June 7 entered a guilty plea to the class B felony of first degree child molestation. The case, originally filed in Ozark County, was moved to Wright County in 2017 in response to Williams’ motion for a change of venue, which was accepted by Circuit Judge...

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