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Funeral services for Jessie Faye Beavers Howard, 96, of Dora, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, June 13, 2018, at Ball Church of Christ south of Dora. Mrs. Howard died June 10 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains.She was born May 31, 1922, at Advance, Arkansas, the daughter of Charlie and Ada Hall...

This photo, shared from the Dora School library’s Facebook page, shows Dora’s first store. According to a history of Dora by the late Bess Cropper published in “A History of Ozark County: 1841-1991,” it was opened by Anton Fisher sometime after he bought the land in 1878. He “acquired the post office,” Cropper wrote, and “named it Dora after his daughter. The store was later sold to U. L. Winkler and then to D. L. Harlin, who sold it in 1908 to his brothers, Joe and Frank. Edwin and Mattie Deupree bought the store in 1912. Their son Ray Deupree eventually took over its operation and ran it until his death in 1967, when the store closed.
Ozark County TimesJune 19, 1903Hawk Walker has had to give up the championship belt to Tesley Luna on account of the following story. Tesley says that a cyclone passed over a small town in North Missouri and that a grocery man had a sack of flour hanging out in front of his store for a sample and...
A memorial service for Kenneth Wayne “Levi” Slaughter, 80, of Gainesville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Peace Lutheran Church, 581 County Road 1175 in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Lunch will be served following the service. Mr. Slaughter died peacefully in his sleep on May 4 in...
A celebration of the life of Dale F. Starkey, 69, of Theodosia, formally of St. Anne, Illinois, will be scheduled at a later date. Mr. Starkey died Friday, May 25, 2018, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield after a four-month battle with lymphoma and other complications.He was born March 7, 1949,...
Graveside services for Glendon Edward “Hambone” Jennings, 77, of Theodosia, were held June  1, 2018, in the Protem Cemetery in Protem with Rob Dalton officiating. Mr. Jennings died May 29 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas.He was born Dec. 10, 1940, in Protem, the son of...
Donnie and Karen Cunningham of Thornfield announcement the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Sara Jo Cunningham, to Shane Suter of Theodosia, son of Angela Ellison of Theodosia and Kent Suter of Gainesville. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Rex and Patty Donley of Gainesville...
Carla Hunt Duquette and Derek Crisp, center, shown here with their attendants DeAnn Ebrite and Kerry Robbins, were married May 26, 2018, in the riverside pavilion behind Dawt Church of Christ with Wayne Stewart officiating. The bride and groom, both graduates of Gainesville High School, dated 40...
Jen Greenman of Lee’s Summit and Seth Smith of Isabella were married May 27, 2018, at the Smith family farm near Isabella. The bride, a dental hygienist, is the daughter of Gary and Sue Greenman of Granite City, Illinois, and the groom, employed with S&S Excavating, is the son of Dale Smith of...
Paul and Gina Volkmer of Rolla are the parents of a baby girl, Eleanor Marie Volkmer, born June 3 2018, at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla. She weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.Grandparents are Monte and Susan Shipley of Dora, Dale Dreckman of Gainesville and Eric...
Cody Hopkins and Alissa Brege of West Plains are the parents of a baby boy, Colt Louie Ray Hopkins, born May 30, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.His siblings are Chevy, 7, and Cylus, 3.Grandparents are Jason and Julie Brege of...

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