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A free “Medicare and You” class will be offered here at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10,  sponsored by The SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging and The Center. The class helps participants make sense of the decisions  involved in starting Medicare and in making choices during open enrollment. Individual...
The weather man is saying we might get some rain this week. We really need it. One day last week Paul took Kenny Bushong to Ava to get his pickup. He had it up there for repairs. Mr. and Mrs. Fulkerson visited Ray McDaniel. Mrs. Fulkerson is Ray’s sister. We are seeing lots of motorcycles on the...
Our fall festival time brings the opportunity for old friends to gather and meet new ones. Cousins Colene Pitcock Rose and Marlyn Pitcock met for possibly the first time on the square, and they don’t live very far apart.  Lyndon and Linia Pitcock and two little granddaughters, Cloe and Quinn Wright...
The Pontiac Price Place Volunteer Fire Department will hold its monthly board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10. The general meeting will follow at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited. Coffee and cake will be served after the meeting.
David Hirsh of Gainesville won the 12-gun Liberty gun safe that was the prize in a raffle sponsored recently by the Ozark County Farm Bureau. Hirsh’s winning ticket was drawn Sept. 30 during the Ag Day in the Ozarks event sponsored by Sponsored by the Ozark County Farm Bureau, the Soil and Water...

Doyle Turner stands in front of a bumper crop of sorghum that’s growing on the family farm in Thornfield. Turner said the sorghum crop hasn’t done well the past two years, but this year, the cane has flourished, standing 10-12 feet tall.
As reported in last week’s edition of the Times, the Turner family plans to make molasses at their farm in Thornfield Saturday, Oct. 7. However, the forecast is calling for a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, and Doyle Turner says, “We can’t cook if it’s raining.” So the...
Women of all ages are invited to the Ladies’ Day meeting Saturday, Oct. 14, at Ball Church of Christ on Highway 181 south of Dora. The meeting’s focus will be “Food for the Soul” with Telandra Sadler of Keiser, Arkansas, as the featured speaker.  Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., and the program is...
For more than a decade, the Ozark County Times has asked readers to share their favorite recipes for our Ozark County Cookin’ cookbook, and this year, we’re asking you again to share current recipes – as well as recipes, anecdotes, stories and photos of great cooks from years gone by.  The 2017...
The First Baptist Church in Gainesville will host the “Secret Church” series beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, the FBC Family Center, formerly the Gainesville Youth Center, just off the square on Third Street in Gainesville. The four-week series by David Platt, director of the International...
The Ozark County Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting at noon Wednesday, Oct. 11, in the Century Bank of the Ozark training room in Gainesville. All members are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided by First Home Bank. For more information, contact Amelia LaMair at info@...

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