Olivia Vega had a little moral support from her pug dog during her time on stage in the 2017 calling contests.
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Come on down to the square around 4 p.m. Saturday, and you might be surprised by the crazy sounds coming from the main stage. Don’t be alarmed.  It’s Hootin an Hollarin’s famous calling contests! Enjoy the fun as contestants yip, yell, yelp and (of course!) hoot and hollar to bring home the herd,...

Running Wild BBQ, a new vendor at Hootin an Hollarin this year, is serving up whole roasted turkey legs, smoked beef, chicken and pork and their signature loaded fries (served with sharp cheese and your choice of meat). If you want to really do it up good, ask for your loaded fries to be served “Ozark style,” and you’ll get a healthy topping of coleslaw and baked beans right on top.
(See page 59 of the Hootin an Hollarin festival guide for a map detailing vendors locations.) One of the best things about any festival is the food...
September 13, 2018, 9:58 AM

The Ava Art Guild members’ elaborately painted gourds are popular items each year in their Hootin an Hollarin booth.
Vendor and booth chairpersons LaVese Ericksen and Barbara Luna say the Hootin an Hollarin committee has had their ears open to suggestions from past...
September 13, 2018, 9:49 AM

In the early years, area blacksmiths, including Isaac Doss, shown here in an undated photo, would sometimes set up their anvils, forges and other blacksmithing equipment on the Gainesville square to demonstrate the old-time ways.
A week after Gainesville’s first Hootin an Hollarin in 1961, the Ozark County Times reported, “Ozark County festival draws largest crowds in years;...
September 13, 2018, 9:35 AM

Olivia Vega had a little moral support from her pug dog during her time on stage in the 2017 calling contests.
Come on down to the square around 4 p.m. Saturday, and you might be surprised by the crazy sounds coming from the main stage. Don’t be alarmed.  It’s Hootin an Hollarin’s famous calling contests! Enjoy the fun as contestants yip, yell, yelp and (of course!) hoot and hollar to bring home the herd,...
September 13, 2018

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  • Olivia Vega had a little moral support from her pug dog during her time on stage in the 2017 calling contests.
    September 13, 2018
    Come on down to the square around 4 p.m. Saturday, and you might be surprised by the crazy sounds coming from the main stage. Don’t be alarmed.  It’s Hootin an Hollarin’s...

  • Running Wild BBQ, a new vendor at Hootin an Hollarin this year, is serving up whole roasted turkey legs, smoked beef, chicken and pork and their signature loaded fries (served with sharp cheese and your choice of meat). If you want to really do it up good, ask for your loaded fries to be served “Ozark style,” and you’ll get a healthy topping of coleslaw and baked beans right on top.
    September 13, 2018
    (See page 59 of the Hootin an Hollarin festival guide for a map detailing vendors locations.) One of the best things about any festival is the food, and Hootin an Hollarin is no exception.This year...

  • The Ava Art Guild members’ elaborately painted gourds are popular items each year in their Hootin an Hollarin booth.
    September 13, 2018
    Vendor and booth chairpersons LaVese Ericksen and Barbara Luna say the Hootin an Hollarin committee has had their ears open to suggestions from past festival-goers. In response, this year’s...

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  • June 27, 2018
    Ozark Countians were among those named to the Drury University dean’s list for the spring semester for both traditional day students and for night-school students.Kaylee Danielle Dimirsky of...
  • June 21, 2018
    Legan Tiller, daughter of Mike and Charline Tiller of Gainesville, was recently awarded the National Enzyme Chemistry Award at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout as part...
  • June 21, 2018
    Grant Talburt of Dora, shown here with College of the Ozarks president Jerry C. Davis, was one of 246 graduates who received degrees during the 2018 C of O commencement ceremony...

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