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Doris Pinckney Baten, right, of Wasola recently received the National Weather Service 45-Year Dick Hagemeyer Service Award from Thomas Olsen, observation program leader of NWS Springfield. Joining in on the award presentation was her dog, Mr. Henry. In 1972, Doris took over observation duties from...
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $2.5 billion in loans for rural electric infrastructure improvements including $27 million awarded to Howell-Oregon Electric Co-op, which serves some residents in eastern Ozark County. The...
Talmadge Pendergrass, 28, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, has been convicted in federal court of making a false statement in the acquisition of a firearm in a case connected to the Nov. 7, 2015, murder of an  elderly Midway, Arkansas, couple. Pendergrass is alleged to have purchased the 9mm handgun...
Hello from our home to yours. To kick off last week, on Monday, we had our morning exercises followed by park time. In the afternoon, we had our monthly birthday party where we celebrated three residents’ birthdays and seven employees’ birthdays. We enjoyed chocolate cake served with coffee and...
The bench trial of Theodosia husband and wife David Bauer, 55, and Tiffany Bauer, 33, was held before Associate Judge Elizabeth Bock Nov. 1-2 at the Ozark County Courthouse in Gainesville. After hearing two days of testimony, Bock took the trial under advisement, meaning she plans to review the...

Jerry Studdard
Jerry Studdard, 52, of Wasola is scheduled to be arraigned before Associate Judge Cynthia MacPherson Nov. 14 on charges of forcible sodomy/deviate sexual intercourse by forcible compulsion and two counts of statutory sodomy. The allegations against Studdard include sexually engaging multiple...
Ozark County native Windell Cobb joined the Army the day he turned 18 on July 24, 1944. He couldn’t know it then, but he would have an extraordinary view of some of World War II’s most horrendous and historic sites and events.  “I wanted to join when I was 17, but my mother wouldn’t sign for me,”...

Sarah Kenyon
Sarah Kenyon, a regional extension agronomist, will host a poisonous plants seminar at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Missouri University Extension Center on Third Street just east of the Gainesville square. Registration for the seminar, which focuses on how poisonous plants can affect livestock...
The “fog” was still rising off the rubble at Hiroshima in August 1945 when Ozark County native Truman Miller arrived with the American infantry. He and his fellow soldiers had been on a ship, steaming toward an invasion of Japan, when “the captain came on over the loudspeaker” and said a big bomb...

Jacob, front, performs with the Navy Ceremonial Guard drill team for a Utah-based Honor Flight group. Below right: the drill team tosses rifles.
When last we shared Navy Airman Jacob Nanney’s Navy duty adventures, he was “standing tight” as part of the White House weapons cordon that lined a White House walkway as newly inaugurated President Donald Trump and his family walked by to reach the stands where they would watch the 2017...

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