Theodosia resident Elmer Roberson is shown on the D-8 Caterpillar bulldozer he operated in Korea while serving with the 13th Combat Engineers in the Army’s 7th Division.
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The day Elmer Roberson had to leave his wife, Betty, and their young daughter to go to the Korean Conflict “was the hardest day, one of the toughest you can imagine,” he said.  Elmer, then living in Bible Grove, Illinois, had been drafted. “I went for the physical, and then I only had two days’...

Cpl. Oliver DeWitt Barner
Editor’s note: Nov. 11, 2018, marks 100 years since the Armistice was signed, ending military action on the Western Front in World War I. Recognizing...
November 7, 2018, 4:11 PM

When the Con Thien outpost where Pat Neal served was overrun by the North Vietnamese in May 1967, this tracked vehicle carrying 17 infantrymen became tangled in concertina wire and couldn’t move. A North Vietnamese soldier with a flamethrower was waiting when the operator dropped the ramp so the men could escape. He opened fire, killing them all. Neal and another Marine removed the bodies from the vehicle. Memories of that grim duty still haunt Pat today.
The worst of Pat Neal’s PTSD nightmares came 30 years after he left Vietnam, but those three decades didn’t diminish their impact.  “During all those...
November 7, 2018, 3:43 PM

Summer Loberg. Ozark County Jail booking photo.
A Cedar Creek woman who attempted to flee from an Ozark County Sheriff’s Deputy in March 2017 while driving a four wheeler with a 30 pack of beer...
November 7, 2018, 3:33 PM

Theodosia resident Elmer Roberson is shown on the D-8 Caterpillar bulldozer he operated in Korea while serving with the 13th Combat Engineers in the Army’s 7th Division.
The day Elmer Roberson had to leave his wife, Betty, and their young daughter to go to the Korean Conflict “was the hardest day, one of the toughest you can imagine,” he said.  Elmer, then living in Bible Grove, Illinois, had been drafted. “I went for the physical, and then I only had two days’...
November 7, 2018

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  • Theodosia resident Elmer Roberson is shown on the D-8 Caterpillar bulldozer he operated in Korea while serving with the 13th Combat Engineers in the Army’s 7th Division.
    November 7, 2018
    The day Elmer Roberson had to leave his wife, Betty, and their young daughter to go to the Korean Conflict “was the hardest day, one of the toughest you can imagine,” he said. Elmer...

  • Cpl. Oliver DeWitt Barner
    November 7, 2018
    Editor’s note: Nov. 11, 2018, marks 100 years since the Armistice was signed, ending military action on the Western Front in World War I. Recognizing that anniversary, this uncensored WWI...

  • When the Con Thien outpost where Pat Neal served was overrun by the North Vietnamese in May 1967, this tracked vehicle carrying 17 infantrymen became tangled in concertina wire and couldn’t move. A North Vietnamese soldier with a flamethrower was waiting when the operator dropped the ramp so the men could escape. He opened fire, killing them all. Neal and another Marine removed the bodies from the vehicle. Memories of that grim duty still haunt Pat today.
    November 7, 2018
    The worst of Pat Neal’s PTSD nightmares came 30 years after he left Vietnam, but those three decades didn’t diminish their impact. “During all those years, I was working and...

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


  • GHS sophomore Dalton Barnett is circulating a petition asking that football be restored at Gainesville High School.
    November 7, 2018
    Gainesville High School sophomore Dalton Barnett is circulating a petition asking Gainesville High School to reintroduce the football program it discontinued abpit 30 years ago. Dalton said he...
  • November 7, 2018
    These Ozark County schools are planning programs this week to honor area veterans in observance of the Nov. 11 Veterans Day holiday, which falls on a Sunday this year and will be observed as a state...

  • Election precinct judges bring ballots into the Ozark County Clerk's Office Tuesday night.
    November 6, 2018
    The majority of voters in the Gainesville R-V School District on Tuesday continued their 20-plus years of turning down levy-increase proposals, defeating the district's latest proposal on the Nov...

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