Share your family’s recipes and stories for this year’s Ozark County Cookin’

This photo of Velta Hambelton and her recipe for strawberry shortcake, submitted by Shana Hambelton of Dora, was featured on page 40 of the 2017 edition of Ozark County Cookin’. *** Granny Velta's Strawberry Shortcake Submitted by Shana Hambelton, Dora 2 cups sifted flour 3 tablespoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar Sift together. 1/3 cup oil 2/3 cup milk Pour into measuring cup. Do not stir. Pour all at once into flour mixture; stir with fork until mixture cleans sides of the bowl and forms a ball. Smooth by kneading about 10 times without additional flour. Press out with hand or roll out between wax paper to half-inch thickness. Bake 10-12 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet in very hot oven, 475°. Cover with freshly sliced strawberries and whipped topping and enjoy!

The 2018 edition of Ozark County Cookin’ will feature not only the recipes but also the stories of Ozark County cooks, present and past, whose kitchen talen

Ozark County rescuers resuscitate toddler after submersion in bathtub

Michelle Moody said her friend took this photo of her toddler son while he was being treated at Mercy Hospital in Springfield after slipping into some bathtub water Saturday and being submerged, possibly for as long as 10 minutes. “I was too devastated to take a picture myself,” she said. “But I’m glad to have it now to see how far he has come.”

Eleven-month-old Jayden Moody drowned Saturday afternoon in his Tecumseh-area home.

Dora Lady Falcons take second in district tournament

The Dora Lady Falcons took second in the Class 1 District 1 fall softball tournament. Pictured, from left, coach Paxton Smith, Cassidy Hambelton, Sarah Fehr, Riley Collins, Briley McKemie, Mary Fehr, Keeli Land, Taylor Trail, Hailey Jones, Makinna Loftis, Haley Thompson, Vanessa Woolbright, McKenna Miller, Dora Watkins, coach Dylan Fox. Photo by Karla Smith.

The Dora Lady Falcons made it to the championship game of the Class 1 District 1 tournament held at Norwood last week.


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