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The following criminal cases, traffic/municipal tickets and infractions were filed in Ozark County court between Tuesday, March 20, and Monday, March 26. All those charged are presumed innocent pending final court action. Randy Delee Reynolds, Nixa, owner/operator motor vehicle without maintaining...
Funeral services for Helen Maxine Long, 87, of West Plains, were held March 23, 2018, at Gospel Hill Church of Christ in Pottersville. Mrs. Long died March 20 at her home.She was born Oct. 30, 1930, at Moody, the daughter of  James W. and Etta  Hardcastle Joice. On April 3, 1954, in Leota, Missouri...
A celebration of the life of Tom Grozis, 66, of Mammoth, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the family’s home in Mammoth. Mr. Grozi died March 18 at Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House in Mountain Home, Arkansas.He was born Nov. 28, 1951, in Aurora, Illinois, the son of Dorathy and...
Funeral services for Henry J. Smith, 86, of Raymore, were held March 27, 2018, at Ball Church of Christ south of Dora. Mr. Smith died March 23 at his home.He was born Aug. 13, 1931, in Dora, the son of Henry and Cora Owen Smith. On June 7, 1952, he married Betty J. Russell. He served in the Army...
Graveside services for George Algozzini, 91, of Grain Valley, formerly of Pleasant Hill, Urich and Ozark County, were held March 26, 2018, at the Lutie Cemetery in Theodosia. Mass of Christian burial was held March 24 at the St. Bridget Catholic Church in Pleasant Hill with Monsignor Robert Murphy...
Cordell Finley and Hannah Hoopes of West Plains are the parents of a baby girl, Emmy Rae Finley, born March 2, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces, and was 19 3/4 inches long.Her grandparents are Dagan and Mindy Hoopes of Bakersfield and Jason and...
Anna Cunningham of Bakersfield is the mother of a baby boy, Wyatt Edward Reed Cunningham, born March 16, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20 inches long.His siblings are Addison, 3, and Nova, 2.His grandparents are Jerry Cunningham and Sherri...
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...

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