West Plains Propane office manager Chrystal Meek said whoever burglarized the facility Tuesday, Dec. 5, caused substantial damage, including this broken glass door, but only got away with two checks made out to West Plains Propane. Photo courtesy Chrystal Meek.
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Ozark County Sheriff Darrin Reed warns local residents that burglaries and thefts are on the rise, a trend that typically can be seen nationwide from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. “Please be aware of your surroundings, and lock your vehicles,” Reed posted on his Facebook page. “If you see...
Shelter Insurance agent Doug Hawkins shows the Fostering Joy collection box that was delivered to his Gainesville office Monday. The charitable...
December 15, 2017, 2:00 AM

More than 100 people attended the informational meeting Dec. 5 in Ava about the future of the new Bryant Creek State Park in Douglas County a few miles north of Rockbridge. The meeting included three exhibits where Missouri State Park employees answered visitors’ questions and shared information about the park. Written comments were accepted at the meeting, and online comments are currently being accepted through Jan. 5, 2018, on the Missouri State Parks website. Photo courtesy of the Douglas County Herald.
This article is reprinted with permission from KSMU.org. Additional information has been added by the Timesstaff.    Three public meetings on the...
December 14, 2017, 2:00 AM
Jennifer Garrison and Misty Twyman, certified child passenger safety technicians from the Ozark and Douglas County Health Departments, will hold a...
December 13, 2017, 4:22 PM

West Plains Propane office manager Chrystal Meek said whoever burglarized the facility Tuesday, Dec. 5, caused substantial damage, including this broken glass door, but only got away with two checks made out to West Plains Propane. Photo courtesy Chrystal Meek.
Ozark County Sheriff Darrin Reed warns local residents that burglaries and thefts are on the rise, a trend that typically can be seen nationwide from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. “Please be aware of your surroundings, and lock your vehicles,” Reed posted on his Facebook page. “If you see...
December 16, 2017

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  • West Plains Propane office manager Chrystal Meek said whoever burglarized the facility Tuesday, Dec. 5, caused substantial damage, including this broken glass door, but only got away with two checks made out to West Plains Propane. Photo courtesy Chrystal Meek.
    December 16, 2017
    Ozark County Sheriff Darrin Reed warns local residents that burglaries and thefts are on the rise, a trend that typically can be seen nationwide from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day.“...
  • December 15, 2017
    Shelter Insurance agent Doug Hawkins shows the Fostering Joy collection box that was delivered to his Gainesville office Monday. The charitable project gives area residents another opportunity to...

  • More than 100 people attended the informational meeting Dec. 5 in Ava about the future of the new Bryant Creek State Park in Douglas County a few miles north of Rockbridge. The meeting included three exhibits where Missouri State Park employees answered visitors’ questions and shared information about the park. Written comments were accepted at the meeting, and online comments are currently being accepted through Jan. 5, 2018, on the Missouri State Parks website. Photo courtesy of the Douglas County Herald.
    December 14, 2017
    This article is reprinted with permission from KSMU.org. Additional information has been added by the Timesstaff.  Three public meetings on the future of Missouri’s newest state...

Sports

  • October 11, 2017
    The testing center at Missouri State University-West Plains is now offering the Graduate Record Exam for students interested in applying to graduate school or business schools that require the GRE as...
  • October 11, 2017
    Officials with Phi Beta Lambda, the student organization for business leaders at Missouri State University-West Plains, will host a car show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, just west of the...
  • October 4, 2017
    Logan Strong of Gainesville and Kirsten Watson of Wasola have been named to the Missouri State University-Springfield dean’s list for the summer session. To be named to the summer session dean...

Education

  • December 13, 2017
    The junior class at Lutie High School is hosting an auction in the cafeteria from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, to raise money for the 2018 prom and class trip.A chili dinner, including dessert and...
  • December 13, 2017
    The Gainesville High School Bulldogs basketball team took third place at the Mansfield tournament last week.After defeating Houston 65-31 in the first round, the Bulldogs lost to first-seeded...

  • Gainesville senior Annie Noah on Dec. 8 signed a letter of intent to play basketball for College of the Ozarks. Seated, from left: Annie’s mother Joyce Noah, Annie, and her father, Dan Noah. Back: College of the Ozarks Lady Bobcats head basketball coach Becky Vest and Gainesville High School head basketball coach Morris Jenkins. Photo by Karla Smith.
    December 13, 2017
    Gainesville High School senior Annie Noah signed a letter of intent on Friday, Dec. 8,  to play basketball on the College of the Ozarks Lady Bobcats basketball team. “We’ve had our...

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