Court News


Michael McCullough
Michael W. McCullough, 57, of Gainesville, is being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $20,000 cash-only bond, accused of child molestation involving a girl who was younger than 12 when the molestation began. McCullough is scheduled to be arraigned at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, before Associate...
Area residents are responding with support for a Theodosia couple, Kermit J. Schofield, 76, and his wife, Sandy Schofield, 73, who pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to illegally trafficking in wild American ginseng. According to a news release from Tom Larson, acting United States attorney for...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Depar-tment or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Dec. 18 9:59 a.m. – Medical: 94-year-old has altered mental status. Ozark County Ambulance responded. Patient was transported to Baxter Regional Medical...

Stan Pellham. Courtesy of the Ozark County Jail.
During the Dec. 6 session of Ozark County Law Day, Stan Pellham, of Wasola, pleaded guilty pursuant to a plea agreement with the state to possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest by fleeing, causing a substantial risk of serious injury or death to any person and unlawful use of a...

Albert Stanford. Courtesy of the Ozark County Jail.
On Dec. 6, Albert L. Stanford of Theodosia pleaded guilty, before Circuit Judge Craig Carter, to second-degree assault by operating a vehicle while intoxicated, resulting in an injury. He was sentenced to a 120-day institutional drug treatment program in the Missouri Department of Corrections. He...

John McCullough, Courtesy of Ozark County Jail.
A $1,000 cash-only bond has been issued for John Wesley McCullough, 37, of Gainesville, in connection with a case in which he is charged with eight counts of forgery. The case was filed Dec. 13. At press time, information on his next court date was not yet listed on online records. According to a...

Misty Watson. Courtesy of Ozark County Jail.
A warrant with a $2,500 cash-only bond has been issued in a case against 40-year-old Gainesville resident Misty Watson in connection with assault and property damage charges that were filed against her Dec. 8. The charges stem from allegations that Watson threw several beer bottles at another woman...

Jill Morrison
Reprinted with permission from the Springfield News-Leader with local information added.   A Walnut Grove woman was charged Dec. 12 in connection with a 2016 crash that left a mother dead and her two children injured. Billie Jo Howard, 39, said she had smoked marijuana, drank alcohol and taken an...
To contact the Ozark County Sheriff’s Office or other emergency-responding agencies here, call 417-679-4633. In an emergency, dial 911.   Dec. 11 8:05 a.m. – Caller said beagles are running through his property. Officer talked with reporting party on the phone.  8:36 a.m. – Caller hit a deer with...

Misty Gant. Courtesy of Ozark County Jail.
Misty (Pendergrass) Gant, 38, of Gainesville, appeared before Circuit Judge Craig Carter on Dec. 6 and was sentenced to a 120-day institutional drug treatment program in the Missouri Department of Corrections in connection with a high-speed chase and assaulting a police officer while intoxicated. A...

Pages

Ozark County Times

504 Third Steet
PO Box 188
Gainesville, MO 65655

Phone: (417) 679-4641
Fax: (417) 679-3423

Comment Here