Times reporter Jessi Dreckman holds the first place plaques for best front page and best story about the outdoors. that the Ozark County Times won in the Missouri Press Association’s statewide Better Newspaper Contest.
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The Ozark County Times brought home two first place awards, two third place awards,  some honorable mentions and placed third in general excellence at the 2017 Better Newspaper Contest awards luncheon during the Missouri Press Association conference Sept. 15 at Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet in...

Theodosia resident Michael Atkins, right, spoke Sunday at Salem General Baptist Church in Ocie, where Davin Friend, left, is pastor. Atkins shared his testimony of how Davin and his wife, Kasey, rescued him from Bull Shoals Lake the previous weekend.
The first time Davin Friend and Michael Atkins met, on Oct. 6,  Michael was drowning in Bull Shoals Lake at Theodosia, and Davin was swimming out to...
October 17, 2018, 12:16 PM

Joshua Sandlin, shown in a 2016 booking photo from the Ozark County Sheriff’s Office.
Joshua F. Sandlin, 29, is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 23 for a criminal setting in connection with an Oct. 8 incident in which the Gainesville...
October 17, 2018, 12:12 PM
Autumn’s cool temperatures have set in, and Halloween is just two weeks away. Ozark County residents may choose from a wide array of area activities...
October 17, 2018, 12:07 PM

Times reporter Jessi Dreckman holds the first place plaques for best front page and best story about the outdoors. that the Ozark County Times won in the Missouri Press Association’s statewide Better Newspaper Contest.
The Ozark County Times brought home two first place awards, two third place awards,  some honorable mentions and placed third in general excellence at the 2017 Better Newspaper Contest awards luncheon during the Missouri Press Association conference Sept. 15 at Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet in...
October 17, 2018

News


  • Times reporter Jessi Dreckman holds the first place plaques for best front page and best story about the outdoors. that the Ozark County Times won in the Missouri Press Association’s statewide Better Newspaper Contest.
    October 17, 2018
    The Ozark County Times brought home two first place awards, two third place awards,  some honorable mentions and placed third in general excellence at the 2017 Better Newspaper Contest awards...

  • Theodosia resident Michael Atkins, right, spoke Sunday at Salem General Baptist Church in Ocie, where Davin Friend, left, is pastor. Atkins shared his testimony of how Davin and his wife, Kasey, rescued him from Bull Shoals Lake the previous weekend.
    October 17, 2018
    The first time Davin Friend and Michael Atkins met, on Oct. 6,  Michael was drowning in Bull Shoals Lake at Theodosia, and Davin was swimming out to rescue him. They met again Sunday when...

  • Joshua Sandlin, shown in a 2016 booking photo from the Ozark County Sheriff’s Office.
    October 17, 2018
    Joshua F. Sandlin, 29, is scheduled to appear in court Oct. 23 for a criminal setting in connection with an Oct. 8 incident in which the Gainesville man allegedly physically assaulted a woman, tossed...

Sports

  • 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...

Education


  • The Dora Lady Falcons took second in the Class 1 District 1 fall softball tournament. Pictured, from left, coach Paxton Smith, Cassidy Hambelton, Sarah Fehr, Riley Collins, Briley McKemie, Mary Fehr, Keeli Land, Taylor Trail, Hailey Jones, Makinna Loftis, Haley Thompson, Vanessa Woolbright, McKenna Miller, Dora Watkins, coach Dylan Fox. Photo by Karla Smith.
    October 17, 2018
    The Dora Lady Falcons made it to the championship game of the Class 1 District 1 tournament held at Norwood last week. The Lady Falcons took on Naylor in the first round, and  Keeli Land started...

  • Members of the Gainesville Lady Bulldogs fall softball team are, from left, (front row, kneeling) Peyton Donley, Madison Trivitt, Natalie Kiger and Cassie Carlo; (back row) head coach Cody Swearengin, Debra Winrod, Brittney Nielsen, Hallee Donley, Morgan Yeary, Teagan Broderick, Erin McKinzie, Kady Lovan, Lori Ellison, Audrey Lovan, Blakely Morrison, Kylee Hayes, Patience Naegele, Star Janes, Shayla Wages, Gwendolyn Broderick, Yasmine Moray, Brianna Hoffman and coach Johnica Hanke. Photo by Karla Smith.
    October 17, 2018
    The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs’ final conference game  of the fall softball season was at Morrisville Friday, Oct. 5. This night was also Morrisville’s senior night, and they came...

  • Families crowded into the Gainesville Elementary School’s cafeteria during this year’s open house before school started in August. Passing the proposed levy increase would allow the school district to enlarge and “harden” the cafeteria for use as a storm shelter.
    October 15, 2018
    Editor’s note: The Gainesville R-V Board of Education has put its proposed operating levy increase back on the ballot in the Nov. 6 general election. Here are some frequently asked questions...

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