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William and Sherry Curtright of Caulfield are the parents of a baby girl, MaryAnn Beth, born March 14, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces, and was 21 inches long.Her sibling is Catherine, 5.Grandparents are Richard Clark of Vanzant; Theresa Mercado of...

These photos of the Dora Roller Rink, reprinted with permission from the Dora School Library’s Facebook page, are from the Thornton family collection and are dated June 1958. Former Dora student Martin Capages, in his book “Recollections of a Dora Farm,” said the skating rink was the town’s “social center” in the 1950s. “The eighth graders would race and slide around the corners, but the high school girls would skate with their boyfriends to the Everly Brothers’ ‘All I Have to Do Is Dream’ and Pat Boone’s latest,” he wrote. It cost a quarter to skate, he said, and “There were never any fights or negative events.”
Ozark County NewsMarch 31, 1898Little Everett, the 9-year- old son of W. W. Luna, has a pretty fair idea how printing ink smells. He painted himself up in great shape last week while helping us. While he was painted, he went on the “war path” to be a printer. Well, give the boy a chance.Mr. Frank...
Bonnie Coffey’s family managed to surprise her Saturday with a party to celebrate her 94th birthday at Frontier Baptist Church. “They must be having a work day or something,” she said from the backseat, when her daughter Louise Taylor and husband Mike pulled into the church parking lot filled with...
John and Amanda Myrick of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Shelby Lee, born Feb. 7, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long.Her siblings are Nicholas, 21; Claudia, 18; and Leslie, 17.Her grandparents are Trey and Merle...
William and Cherish Barks of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Serenity Dawn, born March 10, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long.Her sibling is William, 4.Her grandparents are Richard and Loretta Sparks of Dora and...
Brian and Tara Land of Dora announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelsi Layne Land, to Gavin Ray Haney, son of Daryl and Michelle Haney of West Plains. The bride-elect, a 2015 graduate of Dora High School, is a junior at Missouri State University, pursuing a bachelor’s...
Visitation for Marcia Ruth Williamson Baxley, 91, of Belton, formerly of Gainesville, was held March 20, 2018, at Charter Funerals in Kansas City. Graveside service and burial are scheduled for 1 p.m. today, March 21, at the Thornfield Cemetery in Ozark County. Mrs. Baxley died March 17 at...
Funeral services for Gloria Jean Black, 71, of Ava, were scheduled for 10 a.m. today, March 21, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with Victor Williams officiating. Mrs. Black died March 16 at her home.She was born Jan. 21, 1947, in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Leslie Paul and Willie...
Funeral services for Earlene Linnie Looney Crisp, 97, of Gainesville, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home with Jimmy Kyle officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Thursday at the funeral home. Mrs. Crisp died March 19 at Gainesville...
Funeral services for George Alvie Twitty, 86, of Wasola, were held March 17, 2018, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with Pastor Maxine Lund officiating. Mr. Twitty died March 13 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas.He was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Wasola, the son of Oliver...

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