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Temperatures are back to normal, and it’s time to get back on the lake. Melting snow is adding cold water to the lake, so cold-water tactics for bass are appropriate. The Bama rig fished slowly in 20 to 35 feet should produce some fish. The jig will work and again needs to be fished slowly....
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Jan. 15 (continued from last week’s Times) 11:17 a.m. – Stranded motorist in red Jeep Patriot has slid off roadway on County Road 320 at Northfork Village....
Area residents interested in learning more about energy technologies are invited to attend Free Fab Fridays at the Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology (GOCAT), 125 N. Howell Ave. in West Plains. Sponsored by Missouri State University-West Plains and West Plains R-7 School District’s South...

Dr. A. K. George
Dr. A. K. George, cardiologist at Ozarks Medical Center Heart Care Services in West Plains, will speak on how to lower risk factors for heart disease at a free community education dinner from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at OMC Parkway Center in West Plains. OMC Parkway Center. The dinner is free...

Word spread quickly through the Dora community as the 60-year-old school building burst into flames on Jan. 21, 1998. The state fire marshal and ATF agents said the fire started in a 10-burner gas stove in the kitchen. Former superintendent Ken Cook said the fire “was a tragedy when it happened, but a blessing when it was over.”
Editor’s note: Recalling the fire that destroyed Dora School 20 years ago this week, we share this story reprinted from the Feb. 27, 2008, edition of the Times. Sally Gunter still doesn’t remember exactly what made her turn her head and look toward the Dora School that night just over 10 years ago...
Winter came in full force, with 3 inches of snow and below-zero temperatures last week. I wonder if the up-and-down temperatures has made the colds and flu cases worse. Many people are sick.  I’m thankful I don’t have to feed cattle or cut ice on the ponds, but I can still remember when we did. I...
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, Jan. 24: turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots, fresh-...
Last week we had snow, ice and above and below zero temperatures. This Sunday, everything had melted, and I think we have had 60 degrees and above for two days. We now have a little rain coming down and of course all the mud. One day during the snow there were eight deer across the road eating...
Missouri’s 2017-2018 deer-hunting seasons ended Jan. 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation reporting a preliminary total harvest of 283,940 deer. Top counties for the overall season were Howell with 6,182 deer harvested, Franklin with 5,957 and Texas with 5,619. Ozark County hunters...

Jacob Penrod
Jacob Penrod, 17, a junior at Branson High School, has earned one of five positions on the Missouri State 4-H Shotgun Team, which will participate in the national competition set for June in Grand Island, Nebraska. Jacob, son of Don and Becky Penrod of Branson and grandson of Gainesville resident...

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