Local resident and dog committed to making Gainesville cleaner


Nathaneil Davis last week continued his volunteer work of sweeping litter and cigarette butts from the sidewalks and parking spaces on the Gainesville square. He has been working for the last two months cleaning trash and litter from the shoulders of Highway 160 and other Gainesville streets.

Gainesville is a lot cleaner than it was a couple of months ago, thanks to Gainesville resident Nathan

County’s 14 volunteer fire departments need help, have jobs for almost everyone


Lick Creek Volunteer Fire Department volunteers, along with firefighters from Gainesville, Tecumseh, Caney Mountain and Timber Knob, fought a January 2018 fire in an apartment building at Highways 160 and J. The firefighters’ efforts impressed the fire marshal, who inspected the burned structure. Lick Creek VFD chief Jerry Rowlett said the fire marshal told him, “You guys actually saved the building. I doubt most big city fire departments could have done what you guys did here.’” Ozark County fire department volunteers undergo regular training and learn how to respond to a wide range of fires and other emergency incidents. All 14 FDs that serve Ozark County say they need more volunteers. Times file photo / Sue Ann. Jones

David Lee Rienstra, 79


Paid photo published as submitted by family

A memorial service for the Rev. David Lee Rienstra, 79, of Tecumseh, will be held at noon Sunday, March 17, at the Dawt Church of Christ after the Sunday church service.

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