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Dr. Stephen Lattanzi, hematologist/oncologist, will be featured in a presentation regarding the latest treatments for breast cancer at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at a Living Beyond Breast Cancer meeting at the Peitz Cancer Support House at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas...
Lyndell Strong brought this huge peony blossom to the Times office to be photographed and shared with our readers. She said she planted it about three years ago, and this is the first year it has bloomed. She first thought it was a poppy coming up in her flower bed, but then it bushed out and...

Motorists attending the Midwest Gathering of the Se7ens, an annual event that attracts Locost car owners from five states, chose Ozark County as their gathering point this year, touring the county and its sights, including Hodgson Mill, on May 11 and 12. Photo courtesy of Midwest Gathering of the Se7ens.
The owners of 18 Locost cars, homebuilt sports cars built loosely after the Lotus/Caterham 7 cars built in the 1950s and 1960s, spun their way through Ozark County Friday and Saturday, taking in the scenery of the Ozarks and stopping at Hodgson Mill, among other locations.  The Midwest Gathering of...
The Missouri Department of Conservation reports that 33 new cases of chronic wasting disease  were found following the testing of 24,486 free-ranging Missouri deer through its 2017-2018 sampling and testing efforts.  The new cases were from the following counties: Adair (3), Cedar (1), Franklin (4...

Missouri turtles are often seen crossing Missouri roadways this time of year as they emerge from their burrows and venture out to search for food, mates or nesting sites. Missouri’s box turtles can live as long as 50 to 80 years and occasionally more than 100 years. Photo courtesy MDC.
This is the time of year when the Missouri Department of Conservation reminds motorists to give turtles crossing roads a brake. Turtles are struck by cars throughout all the warmer months but are at special risk this time of year because they are on the move, emerging from their burrows to search...
The Norfork Lake weather is starting to feel like summer, and the striper fishing is really turning on. The shad have not spawned yet, but they are very close. It may still be a few days. The top-water bite is very sporadic right now. As the shad move to the shore the top-water bite will turn on....
Bass fishing is hit-and-miss on both lakes due to all the brush in the water. Top water has been working well in the mornings and evenings. Zara spooks and the jumping minnow by Rebel are both doing well. Spinnerbaits and rattle traps worked well during the White River Valley Electric Co-op...
Four Ozark County graduating seniors have been awarded scholarships this year from the PFC Matthew J. England Memorial Scholarship fund. Cassy Jean Doebler, Gainesville High School,  received $1,000. Cassy was salutatorian of her class and plans on becoming a pharmacist.  She is entering the pre-...
Glenda Grandstaff of West Vue Retirement Community will give a presentation on the Green House Home concept for skilled nursing care at the next meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees chapter 695 of West Plains , to be held at noon Tuesday, May 22, at Chen’s Garden Restaurant...
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 4 p.m. every Monday in Isabella. For more information, call chapter leader Donna Anderson, 417-273-0027. Our newest member, Jim Glynn, had the best weight loss for April; he was also the weekly weight loss winner on April 16 and April 23. He also reached a...

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