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The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission last week awarded a  $1,425,949 contract to Leo Journagan Construction Co. for pavement improvements on Highway 60 from Route 125 in Taney County to Route 5 in Gainesville.Details of the project were not available at press time, but it’s thought...
A month after the public comment and site-solicitation period closed in the U.S. Postal Service’s proposed plan to reopen a postal facility at Zanoni, the agency has not yet released the promised announcement about whether – and where – the new facility will open.The proposal was announced during a...

The Protem-area home of 84-year-old Les Tennis was completely destroyed in the “Rozell fire”. Tennis escaped with nothing but the clothes he was wearing. Photo courtesy Ron Yarger.
Mark Twain National Forest has established an anonymous tip line for the public and is offering up to $25,000 for information that leads to arrests and convictions in the recent Rozell Fire, which burned more than 2,000 acres in the Protem area and destroyed the home of Les Tennis. The award is...
Cookie’s Restaurant at Theodosia Marina Resort in Theodosia will host its sixth annual St. Patrick’s Day dinner to benefit local veterans through Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 4-12. The event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at the restaurant overlooking Bull...

Kenneth Smith
A Theodosia Dollar General employee was scheduled to be arraigned by Associate Circuit Judge Cynthia MacPherson Tuesday after he was arrested Sunday in connection with accusations that he helped multiple people take as much as $16,000 worth of merchandise over a five-month period.Kenneth Smith, 53...

Mike Wolfe, right, and Frank Fritz, of the History Channel’s hit TV show “American Pickers” are currently looking for unique antique collections in Missouri to be featured in upcoming episodes.
The television show “American Pickers” will be filming in Missouri this spring, and the hosts are looking for people here with unique antique collections and interesting stories behind them. The show features large, unique collections, interesting multi-generational family properties or anyplace...
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 4 p.m. every Monday in Isabella. Call Donna Anderson, chapter leader, at 273-0027 for information about attending our next meeting.TOPS is a weight loss group, but we are also a group of people who listen to what makes us gain weight and what helps us lose...
At its Monday night meeting, the Gainesville Board of Aldermen, after sitting through the reading aloud of a mind-numbing 29-page sewer project document, passed an ordinance authorizing the issuance of $931,000 in combined waterworks and sewerage system revenue bonds to help fund a new waste water...
A volunteer has stepped forward to take the Friday morning shift at the Ozark County Volunteer Library, so it will be open a half day on Fridays rather than being closed all day Friday, as was reported in last week’s Times.  Thanks to the volunteer, the library will be open 9 a.m. to noon Friday, 9...
It’s beginning to look more like spring. Grass is greening up some, and the front yard had a big bunch of robins and meadow larks one morning. The Easter lily flowers are blooming lots of places.We went to Cookie’s for supper one night. They are now open Monday through Thursday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and...

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