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A celebration of the life of Lola Sue Roberts, 73, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, June 22, 2018, at Roller Funeral Home in Mountain Home with private interment to follow. Mrs. Roberts died June 16 at her home.She was born Sept. 28, 1944, at her family’s home...
A memorial service for Joan M. Iseminger, 93 of Palatka, Florida, formerly of Pontiac, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Craig’s Funeral Home in St. Augustine. A graveside service will be held in the fall at Price Place Cemetery in Arkansas south of Pontiac. Mrs. Iseminger died June...

This photo of the 1958-59 Gainesville Elementary School Bullpups basketball team was taken from that year’s Bulldogger yearbook published by the high school publications class. From left: coach Benton Breeding, Gary Frazier, Ron Luna Bobby Robbins, Randy Rose, Stacy Landers and Don Luna.
Ozark County TimesJune 21, 1918Ad – You can buy a good Buggy or Hack at Wood & Reed Merc. Co. We have just had an old contract filled and at a much lower price than present market.P. H. Martin and wife, of a few miles south, were in town Saturday. They returned home in the evening in a fine new...
Norman and Karen Eubank of Pontiac announce the marriage of their son, Zachary, to Malika Lim, daughter of Santichai and Jureerat Prisarojn of West Palm Beach, Florida. The wedding was held June 2, 2018, at Wat Thai in Los Angeles. The groom, a 2002 graduate of Gainesville High School, received a...
Jeremy Hambelton and Jennifer Kelly of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, are the parents of a baby boy, Hayden James Hambelton, born June 2, 2018, at St. Francis South Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long.Grandparents are Jerry and Marketa Hambelton of...
Drew and Jessi Dreckman of Gaines-ville are the parents of a baby girl, Delilah Belle Dreckman, born  June 7, 2018, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long.Grandparents are Carole Long of Gainesville and the late John...
Kyle and Darian Clayton of Elijah are the parents of a baby girl, Brylee Fay Clayton, born April 14, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. She weighed 7 pounds 1/2 ounce and was 21 inches long.Her sisters are Laney, 3, and Kelbi, almost 2.Grandparents are Alicia and Gideon Winrod of Rockbridge,...
Joseph F. Dolecki, 100, of Gainesville, died June 6, 2018, at his home. No memorial service is planned as his family and friends celebrated his life at a 100th birthday party in December.He was born Dec. 15, 1917, in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of Thomas and Josephine Dolecki.  He spent four years in...
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...

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