A long story involving four violent deaths: Romance man honored at Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony


Law enforcement officers stand beside wreaths that were part of a ceremony at the Missouri Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Saturday that added nine names to the Wall of Honor – four who died in 2018, and five others who died between 1895 and 1971. One of the “historical” names added to the Wall of Honor was Joseph “Joday” Wilson of Romance.

In weekend ceremonies, the name of an Ozark County constable who was murdered in 1905 was added to the Wall of Honor at

Storms, high water re-wreck recently fixed low-water crossings


The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-1 tornado occurred near the Taney-Ozark County line west of Theodosia at 3:50 Tuesday, April 30. NWS said the twister, shown in this photo taken by Theodosia Pharmacy employee Jessica Workman, touched down 4 miles northeast of Protem and was on the ground for approximately eight minutes before lifting 5 miles northwest of Theodosia. “Numerous trees were down. One outbuilding was destroyed,” according to the NWS.

Exactly two years after torrential rain and an historic flood wreaked havoc on many Ozark County low-water crossings, an

The bite is still on!


Fishergirls Nora Welch, 9, right, and cousin Laney Suter, 13, caught 14 crappie in under an hour while fishing out of Theodosia Marina Resort on Bull Shoals Lake.

Fishermen (and fishergirls!) are enjoying some excellent fishing on Bull Shoals and Norfork lakes this spring. Young turkey hun

‘Tin Can Tourists’ gather in Bull Shoals this weekend


When Mike Breton bought this 1946 Angelus trailer, it had been last licensed in 1947 – and that license plate was still attached. He has since sold it to a collector in Little Rock, replacing it with a “vintage-inspired” trailer with a few modern conveniences that make it more appealing to his wife, Karen.

Theodosia resident Mike Breton is helping organize a “vintage trailer rally” this weekend at Bull Shoa

KATELYN’S RUN OF FAITH


A year and a half of after debilitating surgery to remove tumors from her brain and sacrum, Katelyn Brantingham, right, finished the Go Girl half marathon in Springfield on April 14. Her friend and training partner, Cheyanne Broyles, ran the race with her; they finished ahead of time they’d set as their goal.

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