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A Norwood woman was killed Monday night, June 17, on Highway 5, about six and a half miles northwest of Gainesville, after hitting a cow in the roadway.  According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s online crash report, Holly P. Cooke, 31, of Norwood, was driving a 1998 Lincoln Town Car...

Times photo/Jessi Dreckman Although most of the damage reported in the county from last weekend’s storms involved downed trees and branches, the fence at the new sports complex across from the Gainesville High School sustained quite a bit of damage. “The fence is 16 feet high in center field (pictured above). The posts are buried 8 feet deep with concrete. The wind blew hard enough to bend some of the posts over at the ground,” Superintendent Justin Gilmore told the Times. “The fence will probably be replaced in areas and fixed in others. We will look to reinforce the fence somehow; however, mother nature can be very destructive sometimes.”
According to the Ozark County Commissioners, several trees were damaged and fell across the roads and highways during the strong storms that swept...
June 13, 2024, 3:20 PM

The concrete repair work has been completed in front of the Ozark County Volunteer Library, and the library will reopen to the public on Monday.
By Aletta Moore Library volunteer   The Ozark County Volunteer Library will reopen Monday, June 17, after being closed since May 20 for repair work...
June 13, 2024, 3:12 PM
Gainesville resident Penny Britt, center, received the 2024 Servant’s Heart of the Year award at the Hospice of the Ozarks “A night of Hope” gala...
June 13, 2024, 2:44 PM
A Norwood woman was killed Monday night, June 17, on Highway 5, about six and a half miles northwest of Gainesville, after hitting a cow in the roadway.  According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s online crash report, Holly P. Cooke, 31, of Norwood, was driving a 1998 Lincoln Town Car...
June 18, 2024

News

  • June 18, 2024
    A Norwood woman was killed Monday night, June 17, on Highway 5, about six and a half miles northwest of Gainesville, after hitting a cow in the roadway. According to the Missouri State Highway...

  • Times photo/Jessi Dreckman Although most of the damage reported in the county from last weekend’s storms involved downed trees and branches, the fence at the new sports complex across from the Gainesville High School sustained quite a bit of damage. “The fence is 16 feet high in center field (pictured above). The posts are buried 8 feet deep with concrete. The wind blew hard enough to bend some of the posts over at the ground,” Superintendent Justin Gilmore told the Times. “The fence will probably be replaced in areas and fixed in others. We will look to reinforce the fence somehow; however, mother nature can be very destructive sometimes.”
    June 13, 2024
    According to the Ozark County Commissioners, several trees were damaged and fell across the roads and highways during the strong storms that swept across the Ozarks during the early Sunday morning...

  • The concrete repair work has been completed in front of the Ozark County Volunteer Library, and the library will reopen to the public on Monday.
    June 13, 2024
    By Aletta MooreLibrary volunteer The Ozark County Volunteer Library will reopen Monday, June 17, after being closed since May 20 for repair work to improve the front access to the building...

Obits

  • June 13, 2024
     Jean Mardella (Nieman) Van Meter, 93, of Gainesville, died June 1, 2024, at Gainesville Healthcare Center. The family will conduct a memorial service at a later date.She was born April 30, 1931...
  • June 13, 2024
     Funeral mass for Marian Moss Edmiston, 91, of Thornfield, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Ava. Visitation will be from noon until...
  • June 6, 2024
     Linda Lee Toole, 70, of Tecumseh, died May 22, 2024, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Services will be private. She was born June 11, 1953, in Mountain Home, Arkansas, to John and Irene (...

Education

  • May 9, 2024
    Ozark County’s three high school track and field teams competed in district meets May 4.  Gainesville High School: The Gainesville track team competed in class 2 district 5 tournament...

  • Kelsie Hogan, Gainesville Lady Bulldogs softball
    May 1, 2024
    For the athletes on Ozark County’s 13 high school spring sports teams, which include baseball, softball, track and field and golf teams at Bakersfield, Dora and Gainesville, and a golf team...
  • May 1, 2024
     The Bakersfield High School golf team took home the first place plaque in the April 15 Clever Invitational Golf Tournament and another first place plaque in the April 12 Willow Springs...

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