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The Norfork Lake striper bite will continue near the dam until the water begins to cool. Now, instead of the water getting cooler it’s going up with the warm afternoons. No rain increases the chances that the stripers will be near the dam for a while. The latest oxygen level shows there is no...

Ozark County resident Austin Thompson killed this doe Sunday. Twelve other deer and one turkey were also harvested in the county during opening weekend of bow season.
Missouri archery deer and turkey seasons opened Saturday, and hunters all over the state took to the woods throughout the hot and muggy weekend in hopes of a successful hunt. Of the 1,584 deer and 72 turkey that were harvested statewide over the weekend, 13 deer (five antlered bucks and eight does...
Runners and walkers are invited to participate in Ozark County’s oldest 5K, set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The race is a pet-friendly event, according to organizers.  Participants can register between 8 and 9 a.m. next to Gainesville City Hall, or they can pre-register, using the form below, at...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depart-ment or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Sept. 10 11:02 a.m. – Someone disarmed the alarm on the foyer doors at First Christian Church but would not say anything. Keyholder wants an officer to...
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, Sept. 19: pork quesadilla, refried beans, Tuscan-blend...
Hello from our home to yours. We welcome our new employees, Angie Tabor and Joy Hamm. We are excited to have you as part of our team. To start off last week, Shawn Lewellen and I got out our bread machines on Monday and we made homemade bread. For morning exercises, we did kickball to exercise our...
We got 1 inch of rain out of the showers a few days ago. It really perks things up. Lots of hay being cut the second time.  Paul and Lee are still cutting cedar and oak logs. We were glad to have Joseph Nelson and his family with us in church Sunday. I talked with Tracy Morrison Russell, who lives...
It’s a beautiful Monday as I write these news items, and I’m still enjoying my crepe myrtle blooms. I didn’t get more pawpaws, as I planned, so I imagine the opossums got my share. My nephew, Dan Moody, enjoyed their crop, his mom told me.  I’m looking forward to Hootin an Hollarin this week. Lord...
Ozark County Commissioners were notified recently that the county has earned “Certified Work Ready Community” status. The workreadycommunities.org website explains that, by achieving the credential, “counties can both identify skill gaps and quantify the skill level of their workforce. This helps...
The 39th annual Ozark Area Community Congress will meet Sept. 28-30 at Hammond Mill Camp, off Highway CC southeast of Dora. The event is described as “the first and longest-standing bioregional congression” for “all those who love and care about the Ozarks.” The gathering includes workshops and...

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