Norfork Lake has receded enough to allow cars to drive over the bridge on County Road 318 at Dawt and vessels on the North Fork of the White River to pass under the bridge. The flat-bottom boat pictured here motored upstream, then went under the bridge and back down while Times reporter Jessi Dreckman was there Monday afternoon.
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At this week’s meeting of the Ozark County Commissioners, they discussed the lake levels and how they are impacting Ozark County roads.  At the time of the meeting, around 9 a.m. Monday, Norfork Lake was at 567.6 (15.64 feet above its full pool of 552), and Bull Shoals Lake was at 682.51 (23.51...
Ozark County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Justin Brown, second from right, recently completed a training course to become certified as a level III crisis...
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Ozark County Sheriff’s Deputy Alan Daffron is the current handler for OCSD K9 officer Rye.
Ozark County Sheriff’s Deputy Alan Daffron is the current handler for OCSD K9 Deputy Rye, a German shepherd that joined the force a little over a...
July 28, 2021, 3:08 PM

Norfork Lake has receded enough to allow cars to drive over the bridge on County Road 318 at Dawt and vessels on the North Fork of the White River to pass under the bridge. The flat-bottom boat pictured here motored upstream, then went under the bridge and back down while Times reporter Jessi Dreckman was there Monday afternoon.
At this week’s meeting of the Ozark County Commissioners, they discussed the lake levels and how they are impacting Ozark County roads.  At the time of the meeting, around 9 a.m. Monday, Norfork Lake was at 567.6 (15.64 feet above its full pool of 552), and Bull Shoals Lake was at 682.51 (23.51...
July 28, 2021

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